Meet the Team

Jill Wheeler

Jill Wheeler

Founder/Chief Visionary Officer (CVO)


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

Brooke Spencer

Brooke Spencer

Program Coordinator


About Brooke

Hometown:

Naples, Florida


Education:

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Minors in Business Management and Gender Studies
Master of Public Administration


Previous Career:

Lacrosse Coach, Serving, Nonprofit Human Resources


Biggest Accomplishment:

Completing my Master’s Degree. The first of my family!
Completing a Spartan Beast Race.


Awards + Achievements:

CPR/AED Certification
Level 1 Personal Training Certification
3 Year Athletic Coaching Certification


Family:

Puppy Walter Cronkite


“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Lianne Martin

Lianne Martin

Program Coordinator


About Lianne

Hometown:

Naples, Florida


Education:

Bachelor’s in Psychology Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies


Career:

Dermatology Physician Assistant


Biggest Accomplishment:

Completing the Caloosahatchee Ultra a year after my daughter was born.


Who has been the biggest influence in your life:

My parents. They always made time for our family, their respective careers, and giving back to the community. My dad’s favorite saying is “from those to whom much is given, much is expected.”


Family:

Husband Larry and daughter Riley


“This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping into what is unknown, uncharted, and shaky – that’s called liberation.” – Pema Chodron

Rio DeArmond

Rio DeArmond

Alumni Relations (Volunteer)


About Rio

Hometown:

Fort Myers, Florida


Education:

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


Previous Career:

Wellfit Girls Program Coordinator


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

Amy Voelkl

Amy Voelkl

Alumni Relations (Volunteer)


About Amy

Hometown:

Rochester, New York


Education:

Associates in Business Administration 200 Hour ERYT


Previous Career:

Wellfit Girls Program Coordinator


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