Board | Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

JA of Southwest Florida Executive Committee Members

Scott Fischer — Chair
Scott Fischer Enterprises
Jeff Fusco — Vice Chair
Southwest Florida Area Executive
First Citizens Bank
Curt Todd — Past Chair
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo
Tom Pitser — Treasurer
Senior Investment Manager, PIM Manager
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
Suzanne Specht — Secretary
Small Business Consultant
FSBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University
Andy Buschle — Member at Large
Senior Vice President
Bank of America Private Bank
Sean Friend — Member at Large
SVP--Commercial Relationship Manager
Cogent Bank
Gary Tasman — Member at Large
CEO/Principal Broker
Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property SWFL

JA of Southwest Florida Board Members

Carlos Artime — Member
Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Collier County Public Schools
Jason Brewer — Member
Market President
BB&T Bank now Truist
Jason Duke — Member
Senior Vice President
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Nancy Korista — Member
VP of Human Resources
Klocke of America, Inc.
Justin Land — Member
Chief Investment Strategist
Wasmer Schroeder Strategies of Charles Schwab Investment Management
Linda Maere — Member
Executive Director School Development
The School District of Lee County
Sandy Stilwell Youngquist — Member
Stilwell Enterprises and Restaurant Group
Michael Traficante — Member
Grant Fridkin Pearson Attorney at Law
Earnest J. Wilkes — Member
Senior Vice President

JA of Southwest Florida Chairmen Emeriti

Christina Harris Schwinn — Active Emeriti
Pavese Law
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