Bill Carlson is the Tampa City Council Member representing District 4 (South Tampa). He was elected on March 5, 2019.
He is also president of Tucker/Hall, one of Florida’s leading public relations firms, where he has been a consultant to European and Latin American conglomerates, fast growing technology companies and Fortune 500 corporations.
From 1989-1994 Carlson lived in Singapore where he was a senior marketing consultant with a Singapore-based marketing consulting firm.
Carlson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Tampa and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He also conducted MBA studies at the National University of Singapore as a Rotary International Scholar, studied Spanish in Argentina and completed the Harvard Law School Negotiations Program.
Carlson is very active in the community and has served in a number of leadership positions at the Hillsborough Education Foundation, Leadership Tampa Bay, the Tampa Chamber, the Florida Chamber and Rotary International. He is also a graduate of Leadership Florida Class XXIII and from 2007-2009 was international president of PROI, the world’s largest network of PR firms. Bill currently serves on the board of the Florida Chamber Foundation, Florida TaxWatch, Florida Museum of History, Florida House DC and the Pinellas Education Foundation.