Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier

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Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced the members of its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair, Stacey Herring, vice president and private banker, Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A. Other members selected to this year’s board include: Wilma Boyd, president and CEO, Preferred Travel of Naples; Carleton Case, vice president of business development, Brown & Brown Benefits; Clay W. Cone, president, Cone Communications Company; John English, vice president, Peninsula Engineering; Kathy Gulvas, communications manager, London Bay Homes; Ken Haney, partner, Quarles & Brady, LLP; Matthew Kragh, president, MHK Architecture & Planning; Craig Sherman, senior vice president, commercial lending, Valley National Bank; Patrick Utter, vice president of real estate and club operations, Collier Enterprises; Steve Wheeler, vice president of development, Healthcare Network of SWFL; and Len Zaiser, chief executive manager, Azimuth Technology, Inc.

The advisory board is responsible for selecting the laureates for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, which recognizes local entrepreneurs for their service as positive role models to youth and significant contributions to the community. The laureates will be honored during a dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples. For more information on the event, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities and purchasing tickets, please 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.