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Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida names Advisory Board for 2020 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 16, 2019) – Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the members of its 2020 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County Advisory Board. The committee will be led by chair Gail Markham, president of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. The 2020 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County is slated for Thursday, April 16 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs.

Other members selected to this year’s board include Jason Brewer, market president for BB&T; Talisha Faber, private client relationship manager for IBERIABANK; Elaine Hawkins, president of Private Client Insurance Services; Jan-Erik Hustrulid, business development coordinator for Owen-Ames-Kimball Company; Mark Loren, owner of Mark Loren Designs; Laurie Moore, financial advisor for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management; Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist, owner and CEO of Stilwell Enterprises & Restaurant Group; and Sharon Torregrossa, real estate agent for VIP Realty Group, Inc.

Advisory board members are responsible for selecting the laureates for the 2020 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County, which recognizes two outstanding Lee County entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community. The laureates will be honored during the 2020 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County dinner and awards ceremony in April. For more information on the event, or to learn more about 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 more than 4.8 million students per year in more than 107 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.2 million students served by operations over 100 other countries worldwide. Locally, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida partnered with more than 270 classroom business volunteers during the 2018-2019 school year to provide nearly 70,200 hours of instruction to nearly 12,500 students in 520 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.

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