Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair Brenda O’Connor, executive director of membership for Naples Yacht Club, and vice chair Andy Buschle, senior vice president and private client advisor, Bank of America Private Bank. The 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County is slated for Thursday, Oct. 24 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples Beach Resort in Naples.
Other members selected to this year’s board include Jamie Andersen, senior vice president and private client advisor, Bank of America Private Bank; Scott Beatty, attorney at law, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.; Wilma Boyd, president and CEO, Preferred Travel of Naples; Blase Ciabaton, owner, Naples Print Source; Clay W. Cone, president, Cone Communications Company; Kristen Coury, founder and producing artistic director, Gulfshore Playhouse; Brian Glaeser, agent, State Farm; Kathy Gulvas, communications manager, London Bay Homes; Stacey Herring, vice president and private banker, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A.; Brian Mallette, principal, senior financial advisor, HBKS Wealth Advisors; Craig Sherman, client advisor, Seaside National Bank; Michael Traficante, shareholder, Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A.; and Michael Wynn, president, Sunshine Ace Hardware.
The advisory board is responsible for selecting the laureates for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, which recognizes local entrepreneurs for their service as positive role models to youth and significant contributions to the community. The laureates will be honored during a dinner and awards ceremony in October. For more information on the event, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities and purchasing tickets, please visit www.JASWFL.org.