TAMPA, Fla. (January 14, 2016) – The Glazer Children’s Museum (GCM) in downtown Tampa continues to add prominent leaders within the business community to its board of directors. The newest member, Trimeka Benjamin, President and CEO of Swim Digital Group will join the board for a three year term beginning in January 2016.
“I see Trimeka Benjamin as a valuable asset to the Glazer Children’s Museum for now and the future,” said Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra Murman, GCM vice chair, development. “Trimeka has been a tireless advocate for children, having 2 young children herself. She has achieved successful accomplishments in both the marketing world and as a small business owner.”
“The Glazer Children’s Museum offers children a unique opportunity to engage with interactive exhibits and develop a life-long appreciation of art during the formative years,” said Benjamin. “I am honored to be appointed to the board and I look forward to working with the museum’s dedicated board members as we look to become a world-class children’s museum.”
Benjamin brings impressive business management and leadership credentials to the GCM board. Currently serving as Secretary on the board of The Spring of Tampa, she is also a founding member of The Women’s Exchange Forum of Tampa Bay, an organization created with the mission of increasing female representation on boards. Business acumen acquired over the course of Benjamin’s career, includes time with NASCAR and experience with medical and healthcare organizations in Florida, in addition to Swim Digital Group.
About Swim Digital Group
Swim Digital Group, headquartered in Tampa, was founded in 2009 and is a full-service marketing agency specializing in digital and new media promotions. The agency’s strategic approach to brand identity and web development, creative design and social media management allows the agency to create powerful marketing solutions that deliver concrete results that transcend traditional marketing tactics. Swim Digital Group develops and implements customized strategies to move consumers through the sales funnel for clients in the education, leisure and entertainment, medical and non-profit sectors. For more information, call (813) 225-1010 or visit: SwimDigitalGroup.com, Twitter.com/SwimDG, Instagram.com/SwimDG, or Facebook.com/SwimDigitalGroup.
About Glazer Children’s Museum
Named one of the top five Children’s Museums in America, Glazer Children’s Museum is an innovative educational and culture resource for the Tampa region. Opened in Downtown Tampa in 2010, the Museum sits among skyscrapers as well as green space, and is a central part of the cultural corridor featuring other museums, libraries and a performing arts center. The mission of Glazer Children’s Museum is to create learning environments where children play, discover and connect to the world around them in order to develop as lifelong learners and leaders. The hands-on, minds-on Museum attracts more than 210,000 visitors annually with a 53,000 sq ft building full of themed galleries and 170 interactive exhibits for children aged birth to ten. A combination of permanent and traveling exhibits, comprehensive year-round educational programs, and dynamic special events provide children, parents, caregivers, and teachers a rich, cutting edge, ever-changing environment for playful learning. Glazer Children’s Museum, a 501c3 non-profit, also offers over 5,000 sq ft of event space, 2,500 sq ft of classroom space and a 1,000 sq ft roof top terrace overlooking the picturesque Downtown Riverwalk, along the Hillsborough River.