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Leadership Charlotte Alumni

The Leadership Charlotte Program graduated its Charter Class in 1989 and now has approximately 775 graduates who, together as alumni, continue to lead many of the community service efforts in Charlotte County.  Alumni include bankers, clergy, lawyers, paralegals, accountants, small business owners, educators, realtors, artists, sales managers...the list goes on and on.  If you are interested in the Leadership Charlotte program there is an application process (late June/early July).  Please contact chamber staff for an application, or print the 2022 Leadership Charlotte application.

Leadership Charlotte Alumni Members

First Last Company Year SimSoc
Judi Aber Merrill Lynch 1997 Green
Cliff Aiken AWA Investment Advisors
Richard Allen CC Public Works-Solid Waste Div. 2005 Red
Kim Amontree Charlotte Cnty School Bd. Dist. 2 2017 Yellow
Laurene Anderson Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2011 Yellow
Michael Anderson Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2008 Yellow
Paul Andrews Paul Andrews, ERA Advantage Realty, Inc. 2014 Yellow
Robert Armstrong 1992 Green
Donald Ashley Ashley, Brown & Company, CPAs 1990 Red
Teri Ashley Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 2001 Honorary
Wendy Atkinson Wendy Atkinson, Charlotte County School Board Dist. 5 2010 Blue
Ceres Austria Charlotte County Attorney's Office 2015 Red
Lance Ball Ball Law Firm 2009 Yellow
Donna Barrett Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association 2010 Red
Jennifer Beane Presley Beane Financial Services 2016 Blue
John C. Beane, III CFP Presley Beane Financial Services 2010 Green
Brian Beason Frohlich, Gordon & Beason Law Firm 2003 Red
Judge Peter Bell Charlotte County Courts 2001 Yellow
Nancy Bell Nancy L. Bell - Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 2005 Green
Joseph Bender, DMD Panther Hollow Dental Lodge 2008 Green
Marjorie Benson Friendly Floors 2017 Blue
Bobbi Bevis The Bevis Group at RE/Max Harbor Realty 2000 Red
Carrie Blackwell Walsh Charlotte County Human Services 2013 Blue
Mike Bladorn MonarchDIRECT 2012 Blue
Elise Bouchard Bouchard Law PA 2018 Yellow
Justin Brand Charlotte Community Foundation 2017 Red
Lisa Branno Penwell Port Charlotte High School 2006 Blue
Robert Bray Millennium Physician Group 1994 Yellow
Jeff Brown Ashley, Brown & Company, CPAs 2001 Green
Alyson Burch Charlotte State Bank & Trust 2004 Yellow
Kathy Burnam Fishermen's Village 2008 Green
Mary Byrski Byrski Estate and Elder Law 2005 Red
Keith Callaghan Florida SouthWestern State College-Charlotte Campus 2012 Yellow
Jessica Cantwell Life Care Center of Punta Gorda 2018 Red
Darrell Caparo Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2016 Yellow
Donna Cardenas Port Charlotte Florist 2011 Yellow
Kelly Carr Fawcett Memorial Hospital & H2U 2009 Green
Michael Casarella Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2017 Blue
Jason Ciaschini Punta Gorda Police Department 2012 Blue
Mary Fred Clemmons 2009 Blue
Robert Clendenin 1999 Blue
James Coalwell Centennial Bank 2009 Green
Patricia Comber Superior Professional Cleaning Service 1007 Green
Susan Craig Independent Financial Coaching 2018 Yellow
Marcia Cullinan Marcia Cullinan - Michael Saunders & Co. 2008 Red
Sandy Darna 2016 Red
John Davidson Crossroads Hope Academy 2012 Red
Sherri Dennis Sun Newspapers/Charlotte Sun 2016 Green
Lane Diedrick 2000 Red
Andy Dodd Peninsula Property 1991 Red
Sean Doherty Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau 2016 Yellow
Shannon Doolity State Attorneys Office 2007 Red
Lynn Dorler Boys & Girls Clubs of Charlotte County 2011 Yellow
Cathi Dryburgh Bill Dryburgh-Coldwell Banker Sunstar 2018 Blue
Denise Dull Gulf Coast Partnership 2012 Blue
Randall Dunn Randall F. Dunn 1992 Green
Kellie Dunson Frohlich, Gordon & Beason Law Firm 2018 Blue
Craig Econopouly 2003 Blue
Carol Fabian Akumin 2004 Red
Tina Figliuolo The Homeless Coalition 2014 Blue
Jim Finch Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center 2011 Blue
Diana Finnegan Sarasota County Parks & Recreation 2001 Yellow
Jared Forma Charlotte Stone Crabs 2015 Red
Laura Frantz Laura Frantz - Nix & Associates Real Estate 2018 Red
Chris Frohlich Frohlich, Gordon & Beason Law Firm 2014 Yellow
Erin Galley Nolan Family Insurance Agency 2010 Yellow
Brad Gamblin Punta Gorda Rotary Foundation 2017 Green
Susan Garand St. Andrews South Golf Club 2014 Red
Christy Gilfert Florida SouthWestern State College-Charlotte Campus 2012 Green
Dennis Gill Port Charlotte Florist 2010 Green
Diane Gill Port Charlotte Florist 1993 Yellow
Harvey Goldberg 2008 Red
James Gordon Frohlich, Gordon & Beason Law Firm 2005 Red
Glen Gould Author/Speaker 2005 Yellow
Kevin Graham Suncoast One Title & Closings, Inc. 2000 Yellow
Suzanne Graham Massey Services, Inc. 2011 Green
Lorraine Grant Ambitrans Ambulance & Wheelchair Service 1995 Blue
Michael Grant Ambitrans Ambulance & Wheelchair Service 1989 Charter Blue
Jason Green Weiler Engineering Corporation 2015 Green
Liz Green Sun Coast Media Group HARBOR STYLE Mag. 2012 Yellow
Shelli Green Merrill Lynch 2006 Red
Patti Guerzo Guerzo Business Consulting LLC 2015 Blue
Debbie Guilbault 2012 Red
Jack Hackett Farr Law Firm 1989 Charter Red
Alix Hall Gulf Pointe Surgery Center 2009 Red
Joanne Hammar Michael Saunders & Company 2014 Red
Louise Hanaoka Louise Hanaoka, LLC 1996 Green
Debbie Harrington Ambitrans Ambulance & Wheelchair Service 2000 Red
Bill Hawley Fawcett Memorial Hospital 2017 Red
Michael Haymans Michael P. Haymans Attorney at Law, PA 1990 Red
Michael Hearn Florida Weekly 2013 Red
Dr. Cecelia Hill Sandhill Healing Center, Inc. 2004 Green
Ed Hill LightSpeed Voice 2012 Green
Angela Hogan Gulf Coast Partnership 2012 Green
David Holmes Farr Law Firm 1996 Green
Bevin Holzschuh Bayfront Health Port Charlotte 2017 Blue
Jennifer Howell Howell Law Firm, PL 2000 Red
Sue Howell Sue Howell - Mom CEO 2018 Blue
Samantha Hultgren 1990 Red
Dianne Ingman McCrory Law Firm 2010 Yellow
Nancy Johnson Team Punta Gorda, Inc. 2017 Blue
Matthew Jones Jones Family Insurance 2019 Green
Peter Keating FSBDC at FGCU 1012 Red
Robert Keating 2013 Red
Faiza Kedir Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management 2014 Green
Kay Keller Suncoast One Title & Closings, Inc. 2010 Green
Kellie Jo Kilberg Kilberg & Associates 1991 Blue
Linda Kilcullen 2015 Yellow
Stephanie Kissinger Waste Management of Charlotte County 2013 Red
Rev. Bill Klossner Rev. Bill Klossner 1991 Yellow
Phil Knowlton Phil Knowlton - RE/MAX Harbor Realty 2006 Yellow
Rex Koch Koch & Company CPA, P.A. 2998 Green
Dorothy Korszen Farr Law Firm 2005 Green
Patty Kuhar Charlotte State Bank & Trust 2005 Green
Marie LaBrosse 2011 Yellow
Patricia Land 2004 Red
Michael Landsberg Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management 2005 Blue
Carrie Leontitsis Olmsted & Wilson, P.A. 2012 Red
Frank Leontitsis Raymond James & Associates, Inc. 2011 Yellow
Emily Lewis Charlotte County Administration Offices 2007 Yellow
Thomas Lewis 2013 Red
Robin Lindecamp First International Title Inc. 2012 Yellow
Stephen Lineberry Premier Photographic Events, LLC 2017 Green
Paul Lioon Paul V. Lioon, CTFA, Ind. Trust Services of SW FL 1999 Green
Donna Listenberger DLmyCPA, Inc. 2014 Yellow
Martha Litson Charlotte State Bank & Trust 2015 Green
Eric Loche 2012 Blue
Jennifer Loche 2013 Green
Tanyah Lockett Royal Palm Retirement Centre 2018 Yellow
Geoffrey Lorah Webb, Lorah & McMillan, PLLC 1999 Blue
Kim Lovejoy Ross 2001 Yellow
Jason M. Lucas, Esq. The Lucas Law Firm, PA 2003 Green
Monica Luna Boys & Girls Clubs of Charlotte County 2009 Green
Brenda Lynch Olsen, Lynch & Wright, CPAs, PA 2009 Red
Toby Lynn The Mortgage Firm 2017 Green
Kim Maddy Charlotte State Bank & Trust 2015 Red
Ashley Maher Charlotte Community Foundation 2015 Yellow
Judy Malbuisson 1998 Green
Darcy Manos C & R Graphics, LLC 2016 Yellow
Mike Mansfield Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity, Inc. 2008 Red
Melanie Markel Array of Cabinets 2016 Blue
Mark Martella Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, PA 2008 Blue
Alexia Martin WhitCo Insurance - Alexia Martin Agency 2015 Green
Mike Martin State Farm Insurance - Mike Martin Agency 2016 Yellow
Dawn Marx Buffalo Graffix 2001 Blue
Bob Massey Florida Weekly 2017 Yellow
Julie Mathis 1996 Red
Angie Matthiessen United Way of Charlotte County, Inc. 2014 Red
Maura Matzko 2005 Yellow
A. Jill McCrory McCrory Law Firm 2006 Red
Karen McElhaney Center for Abuse & Rape Emergencies/CARE 2017 Red
Lindsey McKelvy Panther Hollow Dental Lodge 2017 Red
Michael McKinley Wotitzky, Wotitzky, Ross, McKinley & Young PA, Attorneys at Law 1991 Green
Sean McLaughlin Loveland Center, Inc. 2018 Blue
Betsy McMillan Webb, Lorah & McMillan, PLLC 2002 Red
Chris McMillan Chris McMillan - RE/MAX Anchor of Marina Park 2004 Green
Deborah McMullen Coldwell Banker Commercial Sunstar Realty Deborah McMullen 2013 Green
Blair McVety Charlotte County Seawalls, Inc. 1995 Green
Sheila Meeks Sheila Meeks - Nix & Associates 2017 Red
Kaley Miller Charlotte County Airport Authority 2005 Red
Cassandra Monnier Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center 2018 Yellow
Joshua Moye Charlotte County Administrators Offices 2017 Red
Dianne Munson The Printed Page 1992 Yellow
Cindee Murphy Charlotte State Bank & Trust 1992 Green
Kathy Nash State Farm Insurance Co., Kathy Nash 2018 Yellow
Tom Natoli Integrity Employee Leasing, Inc. 2006 Blue
Sharon Neuhofer Sharon Neuhofer - Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty 2014 Blue
Bob "Fig" Newton The Gateway Group 2012 Yellow
Glen Nickerson Sun Newspapers/Charlotte Sun 2010 Red
Carla Nix Carla Nix - Nix & Associates Real Estate, LLC 2015 Green
Danny Nix Danny Nix Jr. - Nix & Associates Real Estate, LLC 2016 Blue
Dawn Nolan Florida SouthWestern State College-Charlotte Campus 2011 Blue
Jim Nolan Nolan Family Insurance Agency 2002 Blue
Sandy O'Grady Suncoast One Title & Closings, Inc. 2009 Yellow
David Oliver McCrory Law Firm 2015 Yellow
Vanessa Oliver Ambitrans Ambulance & Wheelchair Service 2016 Red
Sherry Olmsted 1995 Red
Tanya Orr Tanya Orr - Nix & Associates Real Estate 2016 Red
Trudy Overbey New Hope Chiropractic and Massage 2012 Green
Tom Parker Young Life - Greater Charlotte Harbor 2017 Yellow
Mark Payne Edward Jones - Financial Advisor, Mark Payne 2014 Green
Robert Peterson Florida Gulf Coast University 2016 Red
Linda Pizarro PG PC NP Association of Realtors, Inc. 1995 Yellow
Kelly Pomerville Charlotte Behavioral Health Care 2013 Yellow
Nancy Prafke City of Punta Gorda 2009 Yellow
Brian Presley Presley Advisory 2000 Red
Joy Price 2017 Green
William Prummell Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2011 Red
Diane Ramseyer Drug Free Charlotte County 2018 Green
Cara Reynolds WrightWay Emergency Services 2018 Red
Dr. Ashley Reynolds Panther Hollow Dental Lodge 2013 Blue
Heather Rideout Heather Rideout - KW Commercial, Keller Williams Peace River Partners 2018 Red
Juli Riley Achieva Credit Union 2018 Blue
Mike Riley Charlotte County Public Schools & The Boogiemen Rock and Soul Review 2013 Yellow
Clay Roberson Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 2011 Blue
Bob Roberts Hartwell "Bob" Roberts-Century 21 Sunbelt Realty Inc. 1989 Charter Yellow
M. Suzanne Roberts Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic, Inc. 2014 Green
Kathy Robinson Centennial Bank 2009 Blue
Karen Rolland Rolland Group-Keller Williams Realty, PRP 2006 Blue
Donald Ross EarthBalance 1989 Charter Green
Shawna Ross Fawcett Memorial Hospital 2018 Green
Mike Ruiz 2016 Blue
W. Kevin Russell W. Kevin Russell, PA 1995 Blue
Joan Sandles Punta Gorda Block Party/Punta Gorda Days, Inc. 1994 Green
Larry Sandles 1998 Yellow
Kimberly Savasuk Joiner & Savasuk, CPAs, PLLC 2003 Green
Paul Schaefer Sage Homes LLC 2012 Blue
Lauren Schmidt Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County 2008 Red
Joseph Schortz Joseph R. Schortz, CPA, PLLC 2006 Green
Barbara Scott 1997 Red
Tommy Scott Charlotte County Community Services 2014 Blue
Brett Sifrit Farr Law Firm 2017 Blue
Sue Sifrit Sue Sifrit 1993 Green
Osco Simpson R. Simpson Plastering & Stucco, Inc. 2015 Blue
Toni Simpson R. Simpson Plastering & Stucco, Inc. 2004 Blue
Tony Smith Ashley, Brown & Company, CPAs 2015 Green
Dr. Michael Stampar, DO Spago Day Spa Salon & Medispa 1999 Red
Kathleen Stencil-Worch Nurse on Call Home Health Care 1991 Red
Jan Stephens Center for Abuse & Rape Emergencies/CARE 2018 Yellow
Jane Sturges Punta Gorda C.R.A. 1998 Red
Will Sunter Farr Law Firm 2001 Yellow
Nancy Szafranski Nancy Szafranski c/o Urban 2007 Blue
Ron Thomas Thomas Communication 1991 Red
Thomas Thornberry Thornberry Custom Builders, Inc. 2010 Yellow
Connie Thrasher 2005 Blue
Melissa Turney Melissa Turney - Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2018 Red
Kevin Van Nostrand Spinal Health & Rehab Integrative Medicine 2008 Green
Nancy Vollmer Tidewell Hospice, Inc. 2003 Green
Geri Waksler McCrory Law Firm 1998 Yellow
Phyllis Walker McCrory Law Firm 2014 Yellow
Dennis Wallace Law Office of Dennis R. Wallace, PA 2004
Carol Watters 2002 Blue
Dr. John Watters 2006 Yellow
Ellen Webb McCrory Law Firm 1993 Red
Sankey E. Webb Webb, Lorah & McMillan, PLLC 2000 Green
Rise Wells Rise S. Wells - Coldwell Banker Sunstar 2018 Green
Chris Wenzel Peace River Distributing, Inc. 2006 Green
Gale West Your Health Consultant 1989 Charter Blue
John Westlake Charlotte County Sheriff's Office 2017 Yellow
Patrice Weston Patrice Weston State Farm Insurance Agency, Inc. 2014 Yellow
Bob White EcoSun Homes 2015 Red
Brett White Halfacre Construction Company 2009 Green
Timothy White Millennium Physician Group 2009 Red
Tommy White Dolphin Cleaners in Charlotte Harbor 1989 Charter Blue
Sara Wierhake Charlotte Local Education Foundation, Inc. 2010 Green
Stephen Wierhake Clear View Financial Services, LLC 2015 Yellow
Betty Williams 1997 Yellow
Judith Wilson 1996 Yellow
Linda Wilson Wilson Realty 1995 Yellow
Michael Wilson Olmsted & Wilson, P.A. 1997 Red traded to Green
Kristine Wishard The Gateway Group 1999 Yellow
Darcy Woods The Homeless Coalition 2016 Blue
Maurice Woosley 2010 Green
Nicholas Worden Centennial Bank 2016 Green
Colleen Wright Olsen, Lynch & Wright, CPAs, PA 2018 Red
Cheyenne Young Wotitzky, Wotitzky, Ross, McKinley & Young PA, Attorneys at Law 2010 Yellow
Lara Zulli The Homeless Coalition 2015 Yellow