CEO, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, St. Petersburg, Florida
Jason Mathis serves as the CEO of the Downtown Partnership in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida. Jason has a long history of success in nonprofit management and urban development. In addition to his work with the Partnership, Jason also serves in board leadership positions at the St. Petersburg Innovation District and The St. Pete Group. Jason is part of the St. Petersburg cohort for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative focused on equitable redevelopment of Tropicana Field. Jason has also served on the St. Petersburg Grow Smarter Steering Committee and was a member of the original Emerging Leaders Fellowship program with the International Downtown Association. In 2013, Jason was named a White House Champion of Change by President Obama for the Utah Compact, a family-focused, business-friendly approach to immigration reform.