83 Degrees Media
Publisher Diane Egner is among 20 Florida leaders recognized by Tampa Bay Times columnist Robert Trigaux for making "Tampa Bay a better business place.''
"While funded by economic development groups to tell "positive' stories about the greater Tampa Bay area, the (web)site has avoided most traditional puffery by telling compelling tales with fresh insight,'' Trigaux writes.
Other Tampa Bay area leaders on the list: Colleen Chappell of ChappellRoberts for pro bono work on behalf of Tampa Bay Shines; Sara Blakely, the Clearwater founder of Spanx and the world's youngest self-made billionaire female; Ken Atwater, president of Hillsborough Community College, who is leading the Graduate Tampa Bay effort.
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