Head of Jamaica's BID Steps Down to Pursue Career in Tech Startup - Jamaica - New York - DNAinfo

QUEENS — The head of the Jamaica Center Business Improvement District who sought to turn the neighborhood into a tourist destination, gave up her job last week, less than three years after taking over the organization, to pursue a career in a tech startup, the group announced.

Rhonda Binda, who grew up in Jamaica, began working at the BID in December 2014, hoping to transform the neighborhood, which has been undergoing numerous changes in recent years, into New York's next hotspot.

While running the BID, Binda, a former White House employee who got her law degree at Georgetown University, worked to further develop the neighborhood around the so-called 3T strategy, focusing on tourism, transportation and technology, she wrote on her Facebook page.

Continue reading on DNA Info...