A fifth-generation Floridian, Barclay Harless has been involved in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. He is currently the downtown St. Petersburg, FL manager for Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) after previously working for C1 Bank.
After graduating from the University of South Florida (USF) in 2010 with a bachelor’s in history, he went to work in the Midtown area of St. Petersburg for State Representative Darryl Rouson during the height of the economic recession. He currently serves on the board of R'Club Childcare, Inc., and the Louise Graham Center for Regeneration. Barclay has been the state policy chair in the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and has served on grant boards for the Suncoast United Way and the 50th Anniversary Alumni Committee for USF St. Petersburg. He was appointed to the Pinellas Charter Review Commission in 2015 and sponsored a county amendment that stipulated citizen-drawn redistricting for the county commission. Barclay is a resident of St. Petersburg.