DTCC Commemorates Five Years in Tampa
Global Financial Services Company Reaffirms Commitment to Florida and Tampa Bay
May 26, 2010 10:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time
TAMPA, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
announced today the five-year anniversary of its Southern Business Center (SBC) opening in Tampa at an event
attended by several elected officials, Tampa business leaders and more than 500 employees.
At today’s ceremonies, speakers from the public included: Florida State Senator Victor Crist; Commissioner Ken
Hagan, chairman, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners; Reverend Dr. Thomas Scott, chairman,
Tampa City Council; and Dr. Beny Peretz, principal, Paul Mort Elementary School, a school that SBC has
partnered with since moving to Tampa.
Other dignitaries attending the event included:
l Commissioner Rose Ferlita, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners
l Councilman Joseph Caetano, Tampa City Council
l Field Representative Clint Shouppe, representing U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis
l Bea Bare, Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation
l Bruce Register, Hillsborough County Economic Development
l Jennifer Taylor, Tampa Bay Partnership
l Christine Burdick, Tampa Downtown Partnership
During the ceremony, DTCC singled out and thanked the state of Florida, the Hillsborough County Board of County
Commissioners, the Tampa City Council and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 for
the role they played in its decision to choose Tampa for its SBC location. Before opening its Tampa facility in 2005,
DTCC spent several years looking at almost two dozen cities nationwide. Tampa was chosen in May 2004.
“We are very pleased to be here in Tampa and we look forward to maintaining our presence and strengthening our
commitment to this community,” said Donald F. Donahue, DTCC Chairman and CEO, who attended the event.
“The warm welcome we received at the state and local level five years ago c