Terry Fluke

Executive Director

How long have you worked for/with the Port? 35+ Years

What are your main responsibilities? Overseeing all external operations for the Tampa Bay Pilots including Community and Government relations.

What do you love most about your job? Never a dull moment, never the same day twice. Interacting with a variety of people both local and worldwide.

What advice would you give to the younger generation? Get involved in the world around your chosen profession (volunteer). Find some experienced and knowledgeable mentors and don’t be afraid to ask questions. Listen more, talk less.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A rock and roll singer but I didn’t have the voice or moves of Mick Jagger.

When you are not at work, what do you enjoy doing? Fishing and boating with Kelley and Sophie the Lab. Refurbishing old things, making what’s old new again.