Congratulations, Leadership SWFL Class of 2022!

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Congratulations, Leadership SWFL Class of 2022!

By: Tiffany Esposito, MBA, CCE, IOM, APR, President & CEO, SWFL Inc.

SWFL Inc. recently celebrated the graduation of our largest Leadership SWFL class to date. Thirty-six individuals from the Class of 2022 made the commitment to dive deeper and lead stronger in Southwest Florida at the beginning of the year and followed through on their promise to become champions of our community. I’m excited to announce the following individuals as graduates from Leadership SWFL…

  • Amanda Simat, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Susan Polodna, The Texture Game
  • Lora Joye, Cancer Alliance of Naples
  • Salima Givens, Meals of Hope
  • Camden Ashmore, Ashmore Design
  • Jena Padilla, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Brian Ostrowski, Key Private Bank
  • Stephanie Camacho, Goodlad & Swank Insurance
  • Charlotte Nal, New Horizons of SWFL
  • Morgan Frederichs, London Bay Homes
  • Anne Frazier, Lee Health
  • Brianna Catton, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Chris Bell, Busey Bank
  • Juliana Metzner, Best Home Services
  • Charles Stanisce, Novi AMS
  • Amanda Condomina, Lee County Solid Waste
  • Al Spencer, Vi at Bentley Village
  • Elaine Sarlo, TM Strategic Consulting
  • Jeff Robinson, Fifth Third Bank
  • Paul Martone, Physicians Regional Healthcare System
  • Jennifer Hamilton, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and Public Relations
  • Emily Demurias, Briers CPA
  • Tanya Soholt, Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties
  • Jon Kenny, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Andrew Bramlett, YMCA of Southwest Florida
  • Chris Timson, Estero United Methodist Church
  • Tom Flynn, Lee County Office of the Sheriff
  • Joe Nugent, Joe the Home Pro
  • Bre Sell, Ruffgers Dog University
  • Jen Goen, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • James Ferrick, Gilbane Building Company
  • Gus Tortosa, Entech
  • Ryan Keller, The Preserve
  • Keith Daubmann, MY Shower Door
  • Jason Brod, Bonita Springs Fire Control & Rescue District

If you’re looking to enjoy exclusive experiences, want to grow your network and are seeking a big-picture view of our region, I hope you’ll apply for the Leadership SWFL Class of 2023. Applications to be considered for Leadership SWFL are still open, but limited spots remain. For more information and to submit your application, visit Applications are due by Friday, April 1, 2023.

Hands-on opportunities offered through this immersive experience challenges participants to delve into crucial components spanning Southwest Florida and explore diverse perspectives. Nine, full-day class sessions and an overnight retreat for the program will run from May through December 2022. Sessions include special tours and in-depth discussions on the topics of crime and justice, economic development, education and the workforce, environment, government, healthcare, infrastructure, media and tourism.

If you have any questions on Leadership SWFL, contact Hannah Phillips, Director of Programs and Events, at [email protected] or (239) 992-2943.