Downtown Orlando Partnership Elects New Officers And Board Members

ORLANDO, FL – (November 18, 2014) – The Downtown Orlando Partnership (DOP) announces its newly elected officers, 2015 president, Scott Pamplin. Pamplin, Vice President of Avison Young (formerly Morrison Commercial Real Estate), served previously as Membership Committee chair, among other leadership positions during his two terms. In this new role, he will oversee the 20-member Board of Directors and Executive Director, Bridget Keefe.

Pamplin succeeds Catherine Reeves, Director of Leasing with Highwoods Properties, whose term has come to a conclusion.  She will continue to serve on the Board and Executive Committee as Immediate Past President and Membership Committee Chair. Joining Pamplin as officers on the Downtown Orlando Partnership Board of Directors include vice president, Mike Matthews of OUC-The Reliable One; treasurer, Tony Gregory, CPA, and secretary, Martiza Martinez from UCF.

Recently elected DOP board members include:

  • Rob Allen, Senior Estimator with Austin Commercial
  • Sharon Line Clary, Executive Director Marketing & Business Development, Florida Hospital
  • Stephanie Darden, President/Creative Director, Prismatic
  • David Hathaway, Shareholder, Dean Mead
  • Timothy Haughee, Senior Associate, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A.
  • Craig Leicester, General Manager, Aloft Orlando Downtown
  • Beth Smith, Community Relations Manager, Orlando Health

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The Downtown Orlando Partnership is a dedicated nonprofit association seeking to advance downtown Orlando through collaborative events and initiatives. Established in 1961, the DOP represents and serves the downtown business community through industry programming, civic engagement and strategic partnerships.

DOP is the producer of the quarterly downtown lunch & learn events as well as the annual Golden Brick Awards and State of Downtown Address featuring Mayor Buddy Dyer. Additionally, the DOP is a key partner of the Third Thursday Orlando collaboration, which brings thousands to downtown each month for art, food, technology and business.

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