2018-2019 Tampa Downtown Partnership Leadership

Mickey Jacob, FAIA, NCARB
2017-2018 Chairman, 2018-2019 Chairman
Mickey, founding principal with Urban Studio Architects, has been practicing architecture in Tampa, Florida for 35 years. During that time, he has worked on many successful projects across a variety of project types, focusing on interior architecture, concept planning, office building design consultation and hospitality building design. He is currently the Chief Marketing Officers at BDG Architects and has served as President of AIA in 2013 and President of AIA Florida in 2004-2005.

Lynda Remund
President & CEO
Lynda Remund 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, company policies, and supporting the organization’s strategic initiatives. In her role as COO, Remund held senior management responsibilities for operations of Tampa’s Downtown business improvement district and manages the organization’s contract with the City of Tampa which it has maintained for over 23 years. Remund joined the Tampa Downtown Partnership as Director of District Operations in October 2000.

2018-2019 Board Officers

Chairman Mickey Jacob, FAIA, NCARB – BDG Architects
Vice Chairman: Kevin Plummer, Tampa Preparatory School
Treasurer: Jim Themides, Wells Fargo Bank
Secretary: Melanie Lenz, Tampa Bay Rays
Immediate Past Chairman: Gregory J. Minder, intowngroup
President & CEO: Lynda Remund, Tampa Downtown Partnership

2018-2019 Executive Committee

Abbey Dohring Ahern – The Dohring Group
John Avlon/John LaRocca – Hillsborough River Realty /The Jeffries Companies
Jason Collins, PhD, PE, AICP – AdeasQ
Laura Crouch – Tampa Electric Company
Michael English, AICP – The Dikman Company
Tyler Hudson – Gardner Brewer Martinez-Monfort
David M. Mechanik – Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, PA
Ronald L. Vaughn, Ph.D. – The University of Tampa
Andrea E. Zelman – Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney, PC

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Paul Anderson – Port Tampa Bay
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
Dianne Jacob – PNC Bank
Gregory Kadet – UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Michael Kilgore – Columbia Restaurant Group
Lindsey Kimball – Hillsborough County
Tim Koletic – Fifth Third Bank
Owen LaFave – Bank of Tampa
Ben Limmer, AICP- Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART)
Judith Lisi – David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Jin Liu – Carlton Fields
Dr. Charles Lockwood – USF Health
Robert McDonaugh – City of Tampa
Kimberly Madison – Strategic Property Partners, LLC
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 Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation
Bob Rohrlack, CCE – Greater Tampa 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