About Vince Modarelli
Vince holds the position of Sales Manager for Naples News Media Group's Community Publications, managing the December 2008 launch of Bonita Bay Journal.
Until 2007, Vince was Advertising Manager for The News-Press in South Lee and Collier counties and the Publisher of Bonita Business News. Vince has 15 years experience in advertising, starting with Thompson Newspapers in Youngstown, Ohio. In 1998, he moved to Tampa, where he worked as a division manager for The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com. Vince was hired by Gannett Corporation in 2004 to manage the growth of their 46 products in the lucrative Southwest Florida marketplace, and his immediate impact resulted in twice being awarded "Advertising Manager of the Year" by The News-Press in 2006, and again in 2007.
Vince is current President of Bonita Springs Noon Rotary and this year's Chairman of Leadership Bonita's Steering Committee. Recently, Vince was named to Gulfshore Business's 40 Under 40 businesspeople in Southwest Florida. He serves on the Boards of Directors for both The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and The Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida.
Vince's community focus is evident by his recognition by The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce as 2005-2006 Pat Lord Award for Volunteerism and Stewardship, as well as The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon 2005-2006 Service Above Self award winner.
Vince has been a resident of Estero since 2004, where he lives with his wife Natalie, son Vincent IV, and daughter Sophia.
- Advertising Director - Community Publications
09/08/2008 - current