Meet the Team

Jill Wheeler

Jill Wheeler

Founder/CEO


About Jill

Hometown:

Old Saybrook, Connecticut


Education:

Bachelor’s in Human Development
Masters in Psychology


Previous Career:

Outward Bound Course Director + Social Services Caseworker + Therapist


Biggest Accomplishment:

Motherhood


Awards + Achievements:

2010 Gulfshore Business 40 Under 40
2014 Naples Illustrated Leading Lady


Family:

Husband Carter and 2 Daughters


“Just as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise nor blame.”
– The Dhammapada

Colby Hazewinkel

Colby Hazewinkel

Executive Director


About Colby

Hometown:

Minnetonka, Minnesota


Education:

Bachelor’s in Psychology
Broadcast Journalism


Previous Career:

TV Reporter
Marketing/PR Specialist


Biggest Accomplishment:

Completing my first marathon


Awards + Achievements:

2014 Naples Area Chamber Young-
Professional of the Year
2015 Gulfshore Business 40 Under 40


Family:

Husband Jake + Puppy Kirby


“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
– Wayne Dyer

Andrew Miranti

Andrew Miranti

Director of Fitness


About Andrew

Hometown:

New Orleans, Louisiana


Education:

Bachelor’s in Biology
Minor in Secondary Education


Previous Career:

High School Teacher
Football and Track Coach


Biggest Accomplishment:

Being a father


Awards + Achievements:

Performance Enhancing Specialist certification
Level 1 Sports Performance Certification from USA-W


Family:

Wife Shanna and 4 Children


“Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself”
– Lolly Daska

Amy Voekl

Amy Voekl

Program Coordinator


About Amy

Hometown:

Rochester, New Yorkt


Education:

Associates in Business Administration
200 Hour ERYT


Previous Career:

lululemon athletica


Biggest Accomplishment:

Trekking the Lares Trail and climbing Machu Picchu in Peru


Who has been the biggest influence in your life:

My mother. She has shown me how to be a successful, educated, and independent woman my whole life. I’m forever grateful for her guidance, love and patience.


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rio Dearmond

Rio Dearmond

Program Coordinator


About Rio

Hometown:

Fort Myers, FL


Education:

Bachelor’s in Business Administration + Certificate in Nonprofit Executive Leadership


Previous Career:

Director of Alumni Relations, Marketing + Fundraising


Biggest Accomplishment:

Juggling being a single-mom, having a full-time job, taking six college courses and volunteering all at the same time!


Awards + Achievements:

2014 News-Press “Newsmaker”
2015 RSW Living “Making Waves” Spotlight


Family:

Rob, daughter Carlin and step-kids Justin and Haley


“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.”
– Carly Simon