Mandi Wray to assist in nonprofit operations
Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care, Inc. has hired Mandi Wray as the organization’s new client relations and project coordinator. Wray will assist with the day-to-day operations, client communication and project coordination on behalf of Builders Care.
Wray is a Fort Myers native, who obtained dual bachelor’s degrees from the University of Central Florida in psychology and communication in 2011, while working full time in the hospitality and tourism industry. She brings more than five years of experience working in hospitality and customer service roles. Wray worked in celebrity services at the Gaylord Palms Kissimmee, a Marriott brand, for four years and received the Gaylord Values Award in 2011 for embodying the company’s values and culture in all facets of her life.
In 2013, Wray moved back to Lee County to be closer to home and give back to the community she grew up in. She spent more time in the hospitality industry working at Miromar Lakes Beach and Golf Club before entering the nonprofit sector with Builders Care.
“We are so excited to welcome Mandi to our team,” said Christi Pritchett Sarlo, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “Her infectious energy and experience will be a great addition to Builders Care and our vision for the future of the organization.”
About Builders Care
Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Its mission is to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $3.9 Million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout Lee County. Builders Care is headquartered at the Lee BIA offices at 10501 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Suite 118 in Fort Myers. The Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net ) is a 62-year-old association affiliated with National Home Builders Association and Florida Home Builders Association that serves to strengthen our community by advancing a professional building industry through advocacy, education and services. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org, or to the Builders Care general fund at BB&T Page Field branch at 4959 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.