Meet the Team

Hometown: Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Bachelor’s in Human Development
Masters in Psychology

Previous Career:
Outward Bound Course Director + Social Services Caseworker + Therapist

Biggest Accomplishment:

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

Hometown: Minnetonka, Minnesota

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

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Bachelor’s in Biology
Minor in Secondary Education

Previous Career:
High School Teacher
Football and Track Coach

Biggest Accomplishment:
Being a father

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

Family: Wife Shanna and 3 Children

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

Hometown: Rochester, New York


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

Hometown: Fort Myers, FL

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


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