Patrick Utter

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced its new members of the 2016 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Patrick Utter, vice president of real estate and club operations, Collier Enterprises, and vice chair Stacey Herring, vice president and private banker, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A. The advisory board is responsible for selecting the Laureates for the 2016 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, in recognition of their service as positive role models to youth and significant contributions to the local business community. The laureates will be honored at the Business Hall of Fame awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples. For more information including sponsorship opportunities and to purchase tickets, visit www.JASWFL.org.

The 2016 Business Hall of Fame Advisory Board also includes Brandon Box, Commercial Relationship Manager, IBERIABANK; Wilma Boyd, president and CEO, Preferred Travel of Naples; Carleton Case, vice president of business development, Brown & Brown Benefits; Clay Cone, president, Cone Communications Company; John English, senior project manager, Barron Collier Companies; Matthew Grabinski, attorney for Coleman, Yovanovich & Koester, P.A.; Kathy Gulvas, communications manager, London Bay Homes; Ken Haney, partner, Quarles & Brady, LLP; Matthew Kragh, president, MHK Architecture & Planning; Kent McRae, chief operating officer, Moorings Park; Tom O’Reilly, former owner and operator, McDonald’s; Orlando Rosales, CEO, Media Vista Group; Craig Sherman, senior vice president, commercial lending, Valley National Bank; Steve Wheeler, vice president of development, Healthcare Network of SWFL; and Len Zaiser, Azimuth Technology, Inc.

About Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA):

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA of Southwest Florida programs are delivered to students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches more than 4.6 million students per year in 113 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations in 118 other countries worldwide. Junior Achievement USA is a member of JA Worldwide. Visit www.JA.org for more information. For more information about JA of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org, call 239-225-2590 or info@jaswfl.org.