Local Renowned Management and Leadership Professional Publishes Book

Naples, FL  – Local renowned management and leadership professional, Michael Frino, co-authored the book “The Beekeeper: Pollinating Your Organization for Transformative Growth.” An indispensable guide for founders, entrepreneurs, managers, and executives at growing companies, The Beekeeper is ideal for company board members looking for ways to best contribute to their firm’s ongoing success.  The book launched on May 2, 2023 and will be available on Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Books a Million and independent bookstores.  

In The Beekeeper, a team of renowned management and leadership professionals deliver an insightful and engaging exploration of what it means to place oneself at the core of learning and growth for the members of your organization.  The story is told through the eyes of Catherine, the founder and owner of a rapidly growing business. Readers will follow her as she transforms the way she leads and inspires others, revolutionizing the culture at her company by learning from the people around her. The authors lead them through practical strategies and techniques you can implement immediately to achieve extraordinary results in your life and in your business. Readers will learn about:

  • Taking a central and active role in the growth and maturation of your employees and leadership team members.


  • The author’s “Art of Learning to Be Proximal,” a strategy for placing yourself at the core of your company’s growth.


  • Methods for ensuring your team is putting people first and living your company’s mission and values.

The book is available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books-A Million, and Independent bookstores. The hardcover edition of The Beekeeper is available on Amazon.com for $27:00.

About the Authors

Katie P. Desiderio, MBA, Ph.D.

Organizational Development practitioner, author and scholar recognized for her work on optimizing human performance of individuals, groups, and organizations.


Michael G. Frino MBA, Ph.D.

Organizational Development practitioner, author and scholar notably known for training organizations and teams on how to provide transformational growth to their most important assets, their people.