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HART TEAM

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART) is to take people to the places that enhance their lives.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
Benjamin Limmer,
Chief Executive Officer
 
Jeff Seward,
Chief Finance Officer
 
Ruthie Reyes Burckard,
Chief Operating Officer
 
Scott Drainville,
Chief of Maintenance and Facilities
 
Kenyatta Lee,
Chief Adm inistrative Officer and Interim Chief of Staff
 
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JEFF SEWARD
CHIEF FINANCE 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.