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.
Serving as President and CEO for the Tampa Downtown Partnership, Lynda leads the longest operating Business Improvement District in the State of Florida and serves and supports the hundreds of business members for their 34-year-old organization.
During her twenty-one years tenure with the Partnership, she has served in many roles, becoming President and CEO in 2019 after a one-year appointment as Interim President and CEO. She leads the organizational structure, management, vision and mission, and fiscal responsibility of the Partnership, as well as establishing and executing programmatic and strategic initiatives for the growth of Tampa’s Downtown. As former Chief Operating Officer, and Director of District Operations, her responsibilities have included the development and management of clean and safe operations, beautification and public art initiatives, membership, and events.
Since appointed President & CEO, Lynda led the expansion of the SSD boundaries for the first time since 1994, implemented a 2023 Vision Plan with four strategic initiatives to support the transformation of Tampa’s Downtown into a live-work-play-learn community. She holds a SHRM-CP certification in human resources and is currently a member of the International Downtown Association, Urban Land Institute, Florida Redevelopment Association, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR Tampa, and HR Florida. She also serves on the Tampa Bay Chamber (TBC) Board of Directors, Tampa Preparatory School Board of Trustees, Visit Tampa Bay Advisory Committee, University of Tampa Board of Trustees, Key Family Honorary Commander with the 927 Air Refueling Wing’s Honorary Commander Program at MacDill Air Force Base, founding member of the Florida Downtown Association, and is a proud graduate of IDA’s 2018 Emerging Leader Fellowship (ELF) Class.