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Chris Gstalder, Office Managing Director – Tampa Bay, for Accenture

February 5, 2024

A Managing Director in Accenture’s utilities practice, Chris Gstalder has been with the company for more than 18 years and is the newly-appointed leader of Accenture’s Tampa Bay office. A native of Tampa Bay, Chris has been based locally since starting with the company in July 2005, working exclusively with Accenture’s utilities practice. He has a broad range of project experience, from small assessments to large, complex, multi-national technology implementations, and is known for his calm demeanor, steady leadership, and commitment to the community.

Chris holds a B.E. degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Management of Technology from Vanderbilt University. He was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area, has been married to his wife Lauren for 11 years, and has two beautiful girls, ages 9 and 5.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys running and exercising, traveling to new places with family, playing and listening to music, learning about new technologies, and being the chauffeur for his kids / dance dad.

Chris is a member of the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Girls Inc, graduated as a member of the Tampa Bay Chamber’s Leadership Tampa class of 2023 (best class ever!), is a member of the Tampa Bay Tech’s Emerging Leaders Council and is becoming more involved in the area’s dynamic innovation and entrepreneurial scene. He is excited to take the helm of Accenture in Tampa Bay and looks forward to continuing the company’s positive impact in the area.