Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2017 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

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Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces 2017 Advisory Board for Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Travis Merrick, branch manager at GFA International, Inc. Other members selected to this year’s board include: Jeff Beal, commercial accounts analyst for Brown and Brown Insurance; Scott Beatty, attorney at Henderson Franklin; Lindsey Calvert, account executive at Office Furniture & Design Concepts; and Jason Duke, first vice president, financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

The advisory board is responsible for selecting the Laureates for the 2017 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee 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 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County award ceremony on Tuesday, May 2 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs. For more information on sponsorship opportunities and purchasing tickets, visit www.JASWFL.org.

About Junior Achievement:

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. Junior Achievement programs are delivered 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 4.8 million students per year in more than 100 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations over 100 other countries worldwide. Locally, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida partnered with more than 150 classroom business volunteers during the 2015-2016 school year to provide more than 8,700 students with Junior Achievement programs in more than 360 classes throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information on Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org, call 239-225-2590 or email info@jaswfl.org.