Senior Director of Public Programming and Operations, Tampa Downtown Partnership
Shaun Drinkard serves as the Senior Director of Public Programming and Operations with the Tampa Downtown Partnership. Shaun leads district operations which includes the Downtown Guides and Clean Team program as well as all public programming within the Special Services District (SSD). Shaun takes a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. Helping visions evolve quickly into implementation strategies, Shaun begins with small-scale, do-able improvements that can immediately benefit public spaces and the people who use them. He has been instrumental in bringing monthly and annual programs to Downtown Tampa including Rock the Park, a free monthly music series (celebrating 10 years this month), and Winter Village, an eight week holiday experience featuring waterfront dining, ice skating, and holiday shops in Tampa’s Downtown.