Jason Thiel is the president of the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership, an active member and advocacy organization leading the efforts to revitalize and strengthen downtown Winston-Salem business recruitment and support, economic development, marketing, special events, and implementation of the Downtown Plan.
Jason joined the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership in January of 2006, after serving as the Director of Downtown Development and Tax Increment Financing for Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Prior to working in Fort Worth, Jason worked for the city of Jacksonville, Florida in several different capacities related to downtown development.
Jason graduated with a BA in Political Science from Temple University in 1994 and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Florida in 1997.
He enjoys traveling with his wife Shayna, reading books, and spending time with his ten year old son Ryan and seven year old son David.