Tampa's Downtown


2020-2021 Tampa Downtown Partnership Leadership

Kevin Plummer
2020-2021 Chairman

Kevin became the seventh Head of Tampa Preparatory School in July 2007. Kevin’s roots go deeply into the Tampa community where he has served on the Executive Steering Committee of the Friends of the Riverwalk.  He currently serves on the Executive Advisory Council for MUMA College of Business at USF,  Chairman of the Tampa Downtown Partnership, Moffitt Hospital Board of Directors, the Creative Tampa Bay Board, has been a trustee for the George Steinbrenner Boys and Girls Club. Kevin also proudly serves as Vice President of the Florida Council of Independent Schools, is a member of Bay Area Association of Independent Schools, and served as President of B.A.A.I.S. (2009-2010). He is a 1989 graduate of Colby College where he was named a Lacrosse All-American. Kevin was awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Klingenstein Fellowship at the Teachers College of Columbia University where he received a Master of Education Administration in 1999. Kevin and Jennifer have a daughter, Galen Grace.

Lynda Remund
President & CEO

Lynda Remund, SHRM-CP serves as the President and CEO for the Tampa Downtown Partnership. In her role, Remund manages and coordinates the daily operations of the Tampa Downtown Partnership including organizational structure, management and vision, fiscal responsibility, company policies, and establishing and executing programmatic and strategic initiatives and objectives of the organization as set-forth by the Board of Directors. In her previous role as Chief Operating Officer, she held senior management responsibilities for operations of Tampa’s Downtown business improvement district and the organization’s contract with the City of Tampa, which it has maintained for over 25 years. Remund joined the Tampa Downtown Partnership as Director of District Operations in October 2000.






2020-2021 Board Officers

  • Chairman: Kevin Plummer, Tampa Preparatory School
  • Vice Chairman: Jim Themides, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Treasurer: Tim Koletic, Fifth Third Bank
  • Secretary: Abbey D. Ahern, The Dohring Group
  • Immediate Past Chairman: Mickey Jacob, FAIA, NCARB, Goodwyn|Mills|Cawood
  • President and CEO: Lynda Remund, SHRM-CP, Tampa Downtown Partnership

2020-2021 Executive Committee

  • John Avlon/John LaRocca – Hillsborough River Realty /The Jeffries Companies
  • Jason Collins, PhD, PE, AICP – AdeasQ
  • Michael English, AICP – The Dikman Company
  • Tyler Hudson – Gardner Brewer Martinez-Monfort
  • Kimberly Madison – Strategic Property Partners, LLC
  • David M. Mechanik – Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, PA

2020-2021 Board of Directors

  • Paul Anderson – Port Tampa Bay
  • Haley R. Ayure – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
  • Josh Baumgartner – Tampa Electric
  • Christine M. Burdick – Emeritus Board Member
  • Josh Christensen – Suffolk Construction
  • Randy Coen – Coen & Company
  • Santiago Corrada – Visit Tampa Bay
  • Robin DeLaVergne – Tampa General Hospital
  • Joseph DeLuca – Tampa Bay Times
  • Brian Fender – GrayRobinson
  • Keith G. Greminger, AIA – Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
  • Thomas N. Henderson III – Hill, Ward & Henderson, PA
  • Rebecca Hessinger – Hillsborough County
  • Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART)
  • Braxton Willams – PNC Bank
  • Gregory Kadet – UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  • Michael Kilgore – Columbia Restaurant Group
  • Melanie Lenz – Tampa Bay Rays
  • Judith Lisi – David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
  • Jin Liu – Carlton Fields
  • Dr. Charles Lockwood – USF Health
  • Joseph D. Marshburn – Bank of Tampa
  • Leroy Moore – Tampa Housing Authority
  • Julius Nasso – Related Group
  • Barry Oaks – Cushman & Wakefield
  • Stephen Panzarino, AIA, NCARB – AECOM
  • Kevin Preast – Amalie Arena
  • R. Marshall Rainey – Burr & Forman LLP
  • Craig J. Richard – Tampa Bay Economic Development Council
  • Dr. Bob Rohrlack, CCE – Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Neale Stralow – VHB
  • Robert G. Stern – Trenam Law
  • Christine Turner – ChappellRoberts
  • Bryan Wilson – The Beck Group
  • Kendall Wilson – Holland & Knight
  • Andy Wood – Florida Aquarium
  • Andrea E. Zelman – City of Tampa

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