Stephen Bienko

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of its new board members, elected to serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018. The new board members are Stephen Bienko, CEO, 42 Holdings, LLC; Bruce Harris, retired, Volkswagen Group of America; Nancy KoriBruce Harrissta, human resources professional, Strategic HR Services; Hong Long, vice president of technology and advanced application, Kore Telematics; Brad Shultz, vice president and senior relationship manager, Wells Fargo Bank.

In addition, the 2015-16 executive officers were appointed. They are Gary Tasman, chair; Andy Buschle, chair-elect; Curt Todd, secretary; Kimberly Pitts, treasurer; Brandon Box, member at-large; Richard Caligiuri, member at-large; Scott Fischer, member at-large; and Tom Pitser, immediate past chair.

Board members oNancy Koristaf Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida are responsible for managing the business, assets, and activities of the organization and maintain the authority to determine key business policies and practices. Fundamental roles of board members include trusteeship, strategic planning, policy and evaluation and resource development.

“The newly elected board members will bring a wide variety of knowledge and experience to the team,” said Gary Tasman, incoming chair of the board of direHong Longctors of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. “We are fortunate to bring these business professionals to the board and we know that their combined expertise will prove to be a tremendous asset to the board and the continued success of our mission to help young people succeed in the business world.”

About JuniBrad Shultzor Achievement:

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. focuses on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Today, JA reaches 4.4 million students per year in 117 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.8 million students served by operations in 121 other countries worldwide. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit, call 239-225-2590 or email