Tampa, Fla. – February 16, 2022 – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Tampa Shareholder Kenneth A. Tinkler was elected president of the Westshore Alliance at the organization’s annual meeting on February 15, 2022. He will serve a one-year term.
The Westshore Alliance is a membership-based organization of business and community leaders recognized as the voice of Tampa’s Westshore District. Founded in 1983, the not-for-profit organization works to bring public and private stakeholders together to the benefit of the over 4,000 businesses that make Westshore their home. The alliance serves the community through a focus on transportation, urban development, district marketing, public safety, education, and building deeper relationships within the community. Tinkler was previously the alliance’s vice president and secretary. He has also served as a member of the board of directors since 2010, and a member of the executive committee since 2017.
A government law specialist at Carlton Fields, Tinkler focuses on resolving disputes with and among government agencies with a focus on land use regulation, environmental permitting, ethics regulation, and election law. He represents individuals and corporations petitioning federal, state, and local government agencies; financial institutions and homebuilders determining project viability; and state, county government, and constitutional officers regarding complex and politically sensitive matters.
Tinkler earned his B.A. from Boston University, and his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law. He is board certified in City, County, and Local Government Law by The Florida Bar.
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