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Jan 17, 2014

Bob Rasmussen Elected Chair of Lowry Park Zoological Society of Tampa

Bob Rasmussen, a founding shareholder and Managing Director of Glenn Rasmussen, P.A., has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of Lowry Park Zoological Society of Tampa. He will also continue to chair the Board’s Strategic Vision Committee.

TAMPA, Fla. (January 17, 2014) — Bob Rasmussen, a founding shareholder and Managing Director of Glenn Rasmussen, P.A., has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of Lowry Park Zoological Society of Tampa. He will also continue to chair the Board’s Strategic Vision Committee.

Bob is a distinguished corporate and securities lawyer who is listed in all the prominent listings of top business lawyers in Florida, including Best Lawyers, Chambers USA (Band 1), Florida Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent rating), and Who’s Who Legal in American Law. He represents public and private businesses in all stages of development and in a broad range of corporate and financial matters, including primarily recapitalizations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financings. Bob recently was recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2014 Tampa “Lawyer of the Year” for Mergers and Acquisition Law.

The Board of Trustees of Lowry Park Zoological Society is responsible for the Zoo’s overall direction, financial health, and relationships with its constituencies in support of Zoo programs for education, recreation, conservation, and research.

Other officers elected today include:

  • Dan Honegger, Vice Chairman. Dan is Northern Trust President-Tampa Bay Region.
  • Marylou Bailey, Treasurer. Marylou is a retired business consulting partner and community leader.
  • Heather Jordan-Holmes, Secretary. Heather is President/CEO of The Omnia Group.
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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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