Feb. 5, 2013
-- Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the members of its 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The advisory board selects Laureates for the 2013 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County who are recognized for serving as positive role models and contributing to the local business community.
Led by board chair David Hall, executive vice president and CFO of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank and vice-chair Gary Tasman, founder and executive director of Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida, the advisory members selected to this year’s board include: Betsy Alderman, second vice president of Northern Trust; Sharon Arnold, vice president of Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and PR; Bob Bassett, Lee County area executive of BB&T Bank; Jon Cecil, chief human resources officer of Lee Memorial Health System; David Dale, president of Owen-Ames-Kimball Company; Dennis Gilkey, president of the Gilkey Organization;
Brian Hamman, manager of market development at CenturyLink;
Candis Loving, account executive at Florida Blue; Victor Mayeron, president of The Heights Foundation; Steven Pontius, executive vice president/general manager of Waterman Broadcasting;
and Bill Valenti, Jr., vice president and financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
The advisory board has selected Gail Markham of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. and Bob Simpson of LeeSar to be inducted into the 2013 Business of Hall of Fame, Lee County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on April 10 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. For more information including sponsorship opportunities and individual tickets, visit www.jaswfl.org
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Inc. provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Today, 129 individual area operations reach more than 4 million students in the U.S., with an additional 5.7 million students served by operations in 122 other countries worldwide. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org or contact Anne Frazier at 239-225-2590 or firstname.lastname@example.org