Are Gay CEOs Still Controversial?

C1bank CEO Trevor Burgess at the company’s headquarters in St. Petersburg Photograph by Brian Blanco/The New York Times via Redux

Trevor Burgess, chief executive officer of C1 Financial and the first openly gay CEO of a publicly traded bank, was introduced to Florida by way of a confused courthouse clerk. Burgess moved to the state about five years ago to start the bank and was at the courthouse to present documents for his daughter’s passport application.

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