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Board of Directors

The Downtown Orlando Partnership is governed by the board of directors, a group of volunteer leaders who are passionate about supporting the Downtown Orlando business community. The Executive Committee includes a board chair, chair elect, treasurer, immediate past chair, and governance chair.

Leo Alvarez

CareerSource Central Florida

Board Chair

Nathan Butler

Partner, Office Director,

Chair Elect

Stephanie Darden Bennett

President & CCO, Prismatic

Past Chair

Paul Drayton

Executive Director,
JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Alex Van Heyde

Shareholder, Dean Mead

Governance Chair

David Adelson

CEO, Innovate Orlando

Karim Arja

SVP Commercial Relationship Manager, Cogent Bank

Jennifer Bowman

Director of Marketing,

Jason Chin

Owner & Operator,
Good Salt Restaurant Group

John Cox

Partner & VP of Digital Positioning, PRISMATIC

Jennifer Evins

President & CEO, United Arts of Central Florida

Dr. Wendy Givoglu

Provost, Downtown, Winter Park, & Transfer Initiatives, Valencia College

Kelly Hyne

SVP of Brand Alliances, Orlando City SC, Orlando Pride, and Exploria Stadium

Jennifer Lastik

Vice President,
Greater Orlando Sports Commission

Charlie Lewis

BlueWave Resource Partners, & Managing Partner, Waterfall Ventures Investments

Scott Lloyd

Principal, CCIM, RPA, Lloyd Commercial Advisors, LLC

Casandra Matej

President & CEO,
Visit Orlando

Bryan Meizinger

Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, FAIRWINDS

Rachel Moalli

Director of Corporate Affairs, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Michelle Strenth

Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Orlando Health

Charlotte Ustler

Vice President, Ustler Development, Inc.

Shelly Wilkes

EVP, Marketing & Social Responsibility, Orlando Magic

Dr. Ross Wolf

Associate Provost, UCF


Trustees are appointed by the DOP Board of Directors to provide guidance and support to the organization sans voting rights.

Kelly Allen

Marketing & Communications Manager, City of Orlando

Sherry Gutch

Director of Placemaking, City of Orlando

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