MEET THE


HART TEAM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Adam Harden
Hillsborough County
Representative
 
Vice Chairperson:
Richard McClain
State of Florida
Representative
 
Mr. Bryan Crino
City of Tampa
Representative
 
Mr. Marvin Ray Knight
Hillsborough County
Representative
 
David Mechanik
Hillsborough County
Representative
 
Mr. C. John Melendez III
State of Florida
Representative
 
Kathleen Shanahan
City of Tampa
Representative
 
David Smith
HART Board
General Counsel
 
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
Jeff Seward,
Interim Chief Executive Officer
 
Ruthie Reyes Burckard,
Chief Operating Officer
 
Lucien Campillo,
Interim Chief Financial Officer
 
Kenyatta Lee,
Chief Administrative Officer







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JEFF SEWARD
INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Jeff Seward joined HART in November 2011, and is responsible for the following departments: Accounting & Financial Reporting, Budget, Cash Management, Internal Audit, Procurement, Contracts Administration, Grants & Planning, Project Management Office, Performance Management, Sustainability and Environmental ISO compliance. These departments execute the long-term financial strategy of HART, manage major capital projects, secure grants to enhance our current infrastructure, and ensure HART’s impact to the environment is minimal and sustainable.

Mr. Seward has more than 30 years of local government, private-sector and military experience, providing leadership for various areas, including, strategic planning, economic development, Six Sigma process improvement and auditing. He received his Bachelor's degree in history/government from Columbia College, and his Master's degree in public administration from California Lutheran University. He is past president of the Southwest Florida Government Finance Officers Association and was the 2014 Tampa Bay Business Journal CFO of the Year for Governmental entities.

In December 2017, Mr. Seward was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer.

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