Officers, Executive Committee, and Board Election announced at Annual Meeting
Tampa, Florida (June 18, 2014) – Tampa Downtown Partnership’s 2014-2015 newly elected leadership was just announced at the 28th Annual Meeting and Luncheon.
Continuing in their leadership roles as the Officers of the Downtown Partnership Board’s Executive Committee for a one year term are:
David L. Smith, GrayRobinson – Chairman
Greg Minder, Intown Group – Vice Chair
R. Marshall Rainey, Burr & Forman, LLP – Treasurer
Kevin Plummer, Tampa Preparatory School – Secretary
Larry D. Richey, Cushman & Wakefield – Immediate Past Chair
Christine M. Burdick – President
David Smith, the newly re-elected chairman has been a real estate, land use, and local government law attorney for 34 years. His practice includes obtaining state and local government regulatory approvals and all matters attendant to the acquisition, development and utilization of real property. Mr. Smith has served as the Partnership board secretary 2011- 2012, as vice chair 2012-2013, and as chair 2013-2014. Smith has also served as Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, General Counsel, and in many civic leadership roles in the Tampa Bay area.
In the second half of the luncheon, keynote speaker, Mickey Jacob, FAIA, NCARB, is expected to present his observations of cutting edge trends from his trips to international cities during his tenure as 2013 President of the National AIA and provide his thoughts on how Downtown Tampa could benefit from adopting and prioritizing the most relevant of these trends. Mayor Bob Buckhorn, City of Tampa is expected to speak to his administration’s accomplishments and future plans for Downtown Tampa.
About the Tampa Downtown Partnership
The Tampa Downtown Partnership (TDP) is a private, membership based not-for-profit 501(c)6 comprised of companies, organizations and individuals with a common goal of advancing Tampa’s Downtown. Through an annual contract with the City of Tampa, the TDP administers the Special Services District. In addition to Tampa’s Downtown Guides and Clean Team, the TDP serves downtown through marketing, business development, transportation, advocacy, plann