Board | Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

JA of Southwest Florida Executive Committee Members

Curt Todd — Chair
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo
Scott Fischer — Vice Chair
Scott Fischer Enterprises
Tom Pitser — Treasurer
Senior Investment Consultant
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
Suzanne Specht — Secretary
Assistant Director
FSBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University
Christina Harris Schwinn — Past Chair
Pavese Law

JA of Southwest Florida Board Members

Russell Budd
PBS Contractors
Jeanne Burmeister
Vice President, Sr. Financial Center Manager
Andy Buschle
Vice President
BMO Harris Bank
Jason Duke
Senior Vice President
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Sean Friend
Vice President, Branch Group Manager Lee County
Kenny James
Chief Executive Officer
James Advisory Group
Dr. Sandra Kauanui
Institute for Entrepreneurship, FGCU
Nancy Korista
VP of Human Resources
Advanced Pain Management & Spine Specialists
Carlos Artime
Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Collier County Public Schools
Michael Traficante
Grant Fridkin Pearson P.A.
Sandy Stilwell Youngquist
Stilwell Enterprises and Restaurant Group

JA of Southwest Florida Chairmen Emeriti

Richard Durnwald
Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
David Hall
Executive Vice President and CFO
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank
Larry Medley
Sr. VP Investment Services Group
Wells Fargo Advisors
Gary Tasman
CEO/Principle Broker
Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida
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