Meet the Team

Jill Wheeler


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

Founder/Chief Visionary Officer

Colby Robertson


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


Next Big Goal:

Completing TransRockies 6-Day Stage Race in August and Climbing Kilimanjaro in October 2019 


“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” 
– Joseph Campbell

Executive Director

Brooke Spencer


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

Program Director

Lianne Martin


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

Program Coordinator

Amy Voelkl


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

Alumni Relations (Volunteer)

Rio DeArmond


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

Alumni Relations (Volunteer)

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