The Leadership Collier Foundation, a program of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, has announced the 2013 Leadership Collier Class.
The foundation accepts about 40 area professionals each year for the Leadership Collier Program. Participants learn from a broad-based network of community leaders who offer skills through continuing education, shared perspectives and community involvement. The program's main objective is to educate local business leaders on societal and economic challenges facing the community.
The class of 2013 will be the 24th graduating class. Members chosen are: Kelly Benson, Naples Daily News/Scripps; Monica Biondo, David Lawrence Center & Foundation; Zachary Bostock, NCH Healthcare System; Eric Carroll, Physicians Regional Healthcare System; Frederic Conde, Collier County Public Schools; Mindy DiPietro, D'Amici Salon & Spa; Thomas Donahue, Hilton Hotels/Shula's Steak House; Sheila Dugan, City of Naples Airport Authority; Tim Durham, Chief Deputy Supervisor of Elections, Collier County; Dr. Bradley Engle, Florida Choice Dentistry; Michael Facundo, Redlands Christian Migrant Association; Daniel Fink, Lee Memorial Health Care System/Children's Hospital of SWFL; Thomas Graney, Fidelity Investments; Robin Hamilton, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Stacey (Lynn) Herring, Fifth Third Bank, South Florida Affiliate; Mark Hindley, Iberiabank; Cotrenia Hood, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce; Rob Johnson, Copley Investments; Robert Jones, Edison State College; Jerry Kautsky, The Pelican Bay Foundation, Inc.; Mark Klym, Hahn, Loeser & Parks LLP; Tiffany Kuehner, Hope for Haiti, Inc.; Joshua Lippert, US MetroTelecom; Trish Luzzi, News-Press Media Group; Amy Lyberg, Collier County Board of County Commissioners; Craig Lyon, Fifth Avenue Advisors; Cee Cee Marinelli, Barron Collier Cos.; Kurt Mattox, Wells Fargo; Kent McRae, Moorings Park Retirement Community; Kristine Meek, Harmon-Meek Gallery; Charlotte Miller, Florida Power & Light Co.; Heather Milner (Henning), the Henning Group; Diane Ponton, Grace Place for Children; Debra Puccio, GCR Property Management; Elaine Reed, Naples Historical Society; Andrew Reiss, Cheffy Passidomo; Jill Rochette, Community School of Naples; Sam Saad III, Saad & Kraus PL; Steven Sanderson, United Way of Collier County; Michael Smith, Dynamic Equity Fund II Ltd.; Amy Solem-Hale, Harris Private Bank; Angelina Spencer, Empowerment Enterprises, Ltd.; Michael Williams, Collier County Sheriff's Office; David Wilson, Cemex; and Farhan Yasin, Snehta, LLC