DOWNTOWN TAMPA Lynda Remund
Lynda Remund, SHRM-CP
President and 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 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.
In her tenure at the Partnership, Remund successfully orchestrated two public art projects, developed a unique training program for the downtown ambassadors that partners with organizations such as AAA, Busch Gardens, and Tampa’s Fire and Police Departments, as well as facilitated a reorganization of staff members into rolls that align with the organization’s strategic vision and mission, and lead efforts to expand the Special Services District.
Prior to joining the Tampa Downtown Partnership, she served nine years with Chase Manhattan Bank/JPMorgan Chase; first supervising in the Bankcard division and later appointed Community and Special Events Coordinator, responsible for developing corporate employee-community volunteer programs, as well as managing and distributing the local philanthropic contributions and serving on the corporate-wide employee recognition and diversity committees located in New York City. Remund facilitated over sixty community projects annually for 2500 employees and was awarded the corporation’s Volunteer of the Year in 1995; also receiving a Proclamation from the City of Tampa that same year for her commitment to volunteer and community services.
During her career, Remund has served on several committees and organizations including the Krewe of Agustina de Aragon, Transportation Committee Chair for the Westshore Alliance, HARC Auxiliary Committee, Westshore Midday Business of Professional Women, Hillsborough County Committee of 99, and March of Dimes Task Force Member. She is an alumna of the Leadership Westshore Class of 1998, Leadership Tampa Class of 2005, and International Downtown Association’s 2018 Emerging Leader Fellowship Program.
Remund holds a SHRM-CP certification in human resources and is 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 Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, as well as their Policy Committee, Tampa Preparatory School Board of Trustees, Visit Tampa Bay Advisory Committee, Rays 100 Committee, University of Tampa Board of Trustees, and Key Family Honorary Commander with the 927th Air Refueling Wing’s Honorary Commander Program.
Remund is a Tampa native, and graduate of Chamberlain High School. She resides in Dunedin, FL with her husband, Rene, and is the proud mother of two; daughter, Lindsay, and her late son, Bobby; and is “Nana” to three wonderful grandsons. In her spare time, Remund enjoys travel, gardening, and time spent with family and friends.