Collaboration is brought up a lot when speaking to various economic development entities, either the lack thereof or the presence of it, and its benefits.
So what happens when two leaders of economic development entities, across a bay from one another, become friends and work together to benefit their respective communities? A lot of progress. At least that’s the case for Jason Mathis, chief executive officer of the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, and Shaun Drinkard, interim president of the Tampa Downtown Partnership.
Tampa Bay Business & Wealth sat down with Mathis and Drinkard to learn more about their organizations, how they work together and their friendship. Click here to read more.