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Enterprise Florida CEO quits suddenly

Mar 07, 2017 - Tampa Bay Times
Board and Executive Moves

BY JEREMY WALLACE

Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau

TALLAHASSEE - In a blow to one of Gov. Rick Scott's top legislative priorities, the man entrusted to defend Florida's job creation programs before a hostile Legislature abruptly quit Monday just hours before he was expected to testify.

Chris Hart IV quit as CEO of the state's economic development agency, a job expected to pay him $200,000, without so much a phone call or handshake with the man who hired him, Scott. Instead, Hart...