Ex-Officio, Downtown Tampa Partnership President
Lynda Remund serves as the Acting 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 supporting the organization’s strategic initiatives, as well as leading efforts to expand the special assessment district. 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 23 years. Remund joined the Tampa Downtown Partnership as Director of District Operations in October 2000.In her tenure at the Partnership, Remund has 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 company’s strategic vision and mission. 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. 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 and Leadership Tampa Class of 2005. She holds a SHRM-CP certification in human resources and is currently a member of the International Downtown Association, Urban Land Institute, , and serves on the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, Tampa Preparatory School’s Board of Trustees, Visit Tampa Bay’s Advisory Committee, and Rays 100 Committee.
Remund is a Tampa native, graduating from Chamberlain High School. She resides in Dunedin, FL with her husband, Rene and mini dachshund. She is the mother to her late son, Bobby, and a daughter, Lindsay, who lives in Tampa. She spends much of her spare time with friends and family and her three grandsons, twin 4 year-olds, and a 5 year-old.