Director at The Arlington Continuing Care Retirement Community. Since moving
to Naples 35 years ago, Tracy has been instrumental in helping women,
children, and seniors through various charitable organization.
Downing Frye Realty. Prior to moving to Naples six years ago, McGinnis
founded a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization in Ohio to help children called
‘Hope for Santa’. The charitable organization provided Christmas
gifts and experiences for deserving children that otherwise may go without.
Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Since moving
to Naples 22 years ago, Erb has been active in the community through various
non-profit organizations and currently serves on the Executive Committee
of the Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida
TaSheekia has worked with youth and adults for over 12 years in the areas
of healthy self-esteem, self-image and proper social etiquette. Her enrichment program
Crowning Daughters for Success is taught in Lee County Public Schools, the Boys & Girls Club of Collier
County, and Our Mother’s Home, plus, various other youth organizations.
Owner, Collier Bookkeeping Services LLC. Maria has volunteered with various
charities since moving to Naples and is very involved in mentoring women
and girls who have been rescued from human trafficking. She is currently
mentoring a young mother who has three children.
Michele McKenney and Patrice Magrath founded McKenney Home in 2013 after
having successful international careers in healthcare, law, and business.
Both are currently involved in several non-profits. Patrice serves on
the Guadalupe Center, Board of Directors and is a guardian with Guardian
Ad Litem. Michele serves as the treasurer of the Board for the Children's
Institute of Pittsburgh and serves as a Community Advisory Board Member
for the Shelter for Abused Women and Children in Naples.
Owns Simply Faces Oncology. Sue serves as a contributing writer for several
publications and is currently working alongside Avow Hospice, the American
Cancer Society, Oncology Infusion Centers, The Wedding Pink and other
non-profit organizations around the US, volunteering her knowledge, time,
Director of Video Products and Social Media at NewsBank, inc. Jen is an
avid reader and volunteers as a Literacy Buddy with the Early Learning
Coalition of Southwest Florida to share the joy of books with preschool
students. She is a graduate of the GAIN Class of 2014 and remains involved
with the Leadership Collier Foundation as a member of the marketing committee.
CEO and Founder of The Above Board Chamber in Naples. The ‘Above
Board" Chamber of Florida is dedicated to bringing people of all
faiths together within the community, in the workplace and amongst one
another. Our mission is to supply our members with the tools that will
allow them to take every aspect of their lives Above Board.
President of The Education Foundation of Collier County. She is most proud
of being a wife and mother and having a wonderful family. She is also
proud of her professional accomplishments which is her personal passion.
She enjoys helping students and teachers and bringing the community together
to provide educational opportunities for our children.
Founder and owner of Social Connect LLC. Her company equips small businesses
and non-profit organizations with comprehensive and coordinated social
media programs. Clients are taught how to use the latest software and
technology to tailor attention-grabbing content.
Penny Wigglesworth is a Naples resident and the co-founder of The Penny
Bear Company. In 1995, along with her friend Marilyn Freeman, she created
the non-profit organization while volunteering with a Hospice organization.
"Recognizing that everyone needs a gentle hug or a sign of comfort,
we created the special bear and a book to help others who were critically
ill and going through a difficult time.”