Elisa Bowersox, CPA, a tax manager with Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A. (MNMW), joined Valerie’s House Board of Directors as the Treasurer. In this volunteer role, Bowersox will assist the non-profit organization with the financial needs and responsibilities that help Valerie’s House successfully serve all the communities in which they have a facility.
“Valerie’s House has been helping so many children since opening in 2016, and a large reason for our reach into the community has been the support of partners, like MNMW,” said Valerie’s House Founder & CEO Angela Melvin. “Elisa has been a wonderful addition to our Board of Directors, and we are thrilled that she will serve as our Treasurer to help us help children and families work through the loss of a loved one and live fulfilling lives.”
Bowersox is not the first MNMW team member appointed to the Valerie’s House Board. Victoria Rodriguez, CPA, CHBC, MNMW firm partner, served as the agency’s Treasurer from 2017 to 2023, assisting with the organization’s exponential growth while overseeing the annual budget.
About Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A.:
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. is a public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Fort Myers and Naples. Along with traditional tax and accounting services, the firm offers a wide range of other services, including general business consulting, construction business consulting, medical practice consulting, not-for-profit services, family mediation services, forensic accounting, and litigation support. Call (239) 433-5554 or visit www.Markham-Norton.com for more information.
About Valerie’s House:
Valerie’s House opened in January 2016 and has served more than 3,000 children and their families from Charlotte, Sarasota, Glades, Lee, Hendry, and Collier counties as well as the Florida panhandle. The organization provides a safe, comfortable place for children to share, grieve, and heal together following the death of a close family member. Valerie’s House has three locations in Southwest Florida: 233 East McKenzie St. in Punta Gorda, 3551 Shoemaker Lane in Fort Myers, and 819 Myrtle Terrace in Naples. Support services are also available at the Charlotte Family Services Center at 21500 Gibraltar Drive in Port Charlotte. For more information, visit www.valerieshouse.org.