Going Places

New non-profit taps Puchalla to lead The Housing Alliance

04/30/2024

The Housing Alliance, a new non-profit organization formed to provide information, education and advocacy for accessing and developing attainable housing solutions in Collier County, has named Michael Puchalla as the executive director and CEO. Puchalla has more than 17 years of mortgage lending, financial counseling education and non-profit, affordable housing management experience. The Alliance formed…

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Massimo “Max” Carta appointed managing partner at “The Bevy”

04/25/2024

Massimo “Max” Carta has been appointed managing partner at Naples’ 3rd Street South restaurant, “The Bevy”. A resident of Naples for the past ten years, Carta was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy. A graduate of the University of Sassari, he holds a master’s degree in organizational science. Carta is a Naples restauranteur with a…

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Leadership SWFL Class of 2024 announced

04/23/2024

SWFL Inc. announced the Leadership SWFL Class of 2024 to include: Alyssa Averill – Sun Village Vacations, Brenda Hernandez – Hotwire Communications, Diane Kirby – Owen Ames Kimball Company, Dorian Zwierewicz – Florida Gulf Coast University Florida SBDC at FGCU, Elizabeth Jager – EFC Farms, Emily Ford – Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing &…

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Kristin Dohner joins Gulf Coast International Properties

04/22/2024

Gulf Coast International Properties announced Kristin Dohner, Realtor, has joined the firm. Born and raised in St. Charles, Ill., Dohner has been visiting Naples since childhood. Now a full time Naples resident, she is passionate about the southwest Florida lifestyle she calls home. A graduate of the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business, Dohner…

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Judah McLean joins Gulf Coast International Properties

04/18/2024

Gulf Coast International Properties announced Judah McLean, client coordinator, has joined the firm. Born and raised in Naples, McLean attended Florida State University where he received a bachelor of science degree in real estate. An alumnus of local schools, he has a strong basis of knowledge about all of Naples communities and what makes this…

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Clarity Wealth promotes financial expert to leadership team

04/18/2024

Clarity Wealth continues to strengthen its leadership team with the transition of Evan Jones to head of investment management. As the principal for one of five leadership functions, Jones will oversee management of discretionary portfolios, which collectively have over $1 billion in assets. He was an integral part of creating the system used in managing…

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Precision Healthcare Specialists adds otolaryngologist Dr. Todd Lindquist

04/18/2024

Precision Healthcare Specialists has expanded its growing list of medical services to include otolaryngology with the addition of Dr. Todd Lindquist, who specializes in all conditions involving the ears, nose and throat. Board-certified through the American Board of Otolaryngology, Lindquist dedicates his practice to sinus, allergy disease, allergy testing and treatment. He also specializes in…

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John R. Wood Christie’s welcomes 16 new agents in March

04/16/2024

John R. Wood Christie’s International Real Estate, recently named Christie’s International Real Estate 2023 Affiliate of the Year, announced the addition of 16 new agents in March. “We are pleased to welcome our newest agents. As these talented individuals join our team, they become important parts of a company dedicated to integrity, collaboration and continued growth,” said…

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Sanibel Captiva Community Bank promotes Bell, Figueroa, Jefferson, Mitchell and Patterson to vice president

04/15/2024

In a testament to their dedication, expertise and invaluable contributions to the institution, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank announced the promotion of Gabriela Bell, Angie Figueroa, Diane Jefferson, Jackie Mitchell and Diane Patterson to the position of vice president. Bell is vice president and office manager of the McGregor Branch, located at 15975 McGregor Blvd., Fort…

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Sanibel Captiva Community Bank promotes Hartman to director of residential lending

04/12/2024

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank announced the promotion of Mike Hartman to director of residential lending. Located in the bank’s Bridge Branch, at 9311 College Parkway, Fort Myers, he is responsible for the management and oversight of the origination, processing and closing of all residential mortgages, including those sold on the secondary market and portfolio loans.…

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