IT'S YOUR BUSINESS: July 7, 2011

Mauder promoted at Right at Home

Right at Home of Southwest Florida, a leading in home care and assistance company in Bonita Springs, announces the promotion of Danielle Mauder to vice president of the company.

“Danielle has been a major contributor to our growth and success”, said Peggy Baker, owner of the company, “and she is committed to improving the lives of seniors in our area”.

In her new position, Mauder will be responsible for providing support to all of Right at Home’s clients, referral sources and professional organizations in Fort Myers, Sanibel, and Lehigh Acres. Mauder will also assume increasing responsibilities in managing the day to day business activities in the Bonita Springs office.

Mauder has been with Right at Home since the office opened in Bonita Springs in 2003. The Bonita Springs office is one of eight in Florida. Information:


Coconut Point residences a top-selling community

The Residences at Coconut Point is one of the top selling communities in Southwest Florida, states data from Sunshine Multiple Listing Service.

For residential real estate in Lee and Collier counties – not including single-family and manufactured homes – The Residences at Coconut Point ranked second, with 24 closings since Jan. 1, and 10 more sales pending.

These sales put the number at more than 70 homes sold since February 2010.

Sunshine MLS is a listing service put together by the Realtor boards of Southwest Florida.

The Mediterranean-style urban village, midway between Naples and Fort Myers, is like a small city all to itself. Residents live steps away from dozens of shops, cafes, and restaurants — even a movie theatre. The 290 luxury residences, in eight three-story buildings, range in price from $149,900 to $349,900. There are a number of different floor plans, from 1,000 to 2,200 square feet. All come with private lanais or rooftop decks, and the community boasts a fitness center and European-style swimming pool.

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Philip elected president of insurance group

Gulfshore Insurance Inc. announces that Account Manager Matthew Philip has been elected president of Insurance Professionals of Collier County (IPCC).

IPCC, a local association affiliated with the International Association of Insurance Professionals (formerly NAIW), serves insurance professionals through Southwest Florida by focusing on education, networking, and community involvement.

With more than 10 years of experience, Philip most recently served as vice president of IPCC for the past two years.


Naples Guide appoints sales strategist Rebecca Sawyer

Naples Guide magazine, established in 1953, announces Rebecca Sawyer will serve as sales strategist for the print and website sales.

Sawyer is a licensed Realtor who offers more than 21 years of sales experience in real estate, fine art production events and hospitality. Sawyer will represent sales of advertising for the relaunch of Naples’ oldest magazine in print and website, as well as the future collection of websites. Information: (239) 598-6523,


Purtz featured speaker at Paralegal Association of Florida

Richard L. Purtz, partner in the Southwest Florida law firm Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., recently gave a presentation to the Southwest Florida chapter of the Paralegal Association of Florida, which offers legal resources and educational information to its members.

Purtz, a board certified civil trial attorney, provided an update on legislative activity and related insurance issues during the 2011 legislative session as part of the organization’s continuing education program.

Purtz is a member of the Florida Justice Association and is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Information: or (239) 334-1146.


Lile speaks at symposium

Laird A. Lile, a wills, trusts and estates attorney in Naples, was a featured speaker at the fourth annual Southwest Florida Planned Giving Symposium held recently at the Hodges University Lecture Hall in Naples.

Lile presented a legislative update on Florida estate and trust law, focusing on issues of interest to donors, nonprofits and professional advisors.

An attorney in the state of Florida since 1984, Lile is certified by the Florida Bar as a Wills, Trusts and Estates lawyer and is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Lile offers legal counsel on estate- and trust-related matters, including estate planning, estate and trust administration, probate-related litigation and tax matters. The firm’s office is located at 3033 Riviera Drive, Suite 104, in Naples. Information: (239) 649-7778,


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