LAKELAND, FL – Heide Evans Waldron joins the founding team of Bonnet Springs Park as Director of Development. A Lakeland native, Heide empowers our great initiative by sharing over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management and hospitality. Heide connects with and strengthens relationships through clear organizational strategy, project management, and community relations, as she has done with keen insight over a career spanning private and independent sectors.
Heide is a graduate of the Crummer Business School at Rollins College with Certifications in Business Management, Executive Management, and Proposal Writing.
Prior to joining Bonnet Springs Park, Heide served as Executive Director for Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras, where she transformed an organization with a nearly sixty-three-year-old history into an international force for youth music education.
She fostered an impact on thousands of families as Manager of Member Relations at Orlando Science Center. Heide kindles passion for nature and the arts while creating opportunities that will endure in guests’ memories forever.
Heide’s combined knowledge of non-profit leadership and guest engagement empowers her in generating substantial revenue growth, fundraising, event planning, marketing, public relations and customer service. In the immediate future, Heide plans to strengthen relationships with the community and encourage Central Florida’s residents to escape, engage, and explore at Bonnet Springs Park.
Bonnet Springs Park is a blended urban/natural 180-acre park centrally located in Lakeland, Florida. Bonnet Springs Park is designed to create spaces to escape, engage, and explore while experiencing and learning about the extraordinary history of Central Florida.
Phase 1 of the park is slated for completion in the spring of 2021. Bonnet Springs Park is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization with a mission to enrich the community through nature, culture, recreation, and education. The Park serves to unify Central Florida’s diverse population, offering public spaces that serve the needs of many by providing engaging and unique opportunities in education and recreation to residents and visitors. The vision of Bonnet Springs Park is to be a place within walking distance to our city’s urban core where art, recreation, fun, and tranquility intersect by design.
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