Taking Care of Family, Clients & Community for Three Decades
Let's Connect

Women in Business to name Apex Award finalists at June 5 networking event

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will reveal the top five finalists for its 14th annual Apex Awards during its June 5 networking meeting.

The Apex Awards recognize local women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. Five finalists will be honored and all nominees recognized during an evening gala on Friday, Aug. 16, when Women in Business will name the 2019 Apex Award recipient.

The 15 nominees for the 2019 Apex Awards are:

  • Stacey Adams, financial advisor, Alliance Financial Group
  • Kathleen O. Berkey, shareholder attorney and certified land planner, Becker & Poliakoff
  • Kelly L. Fayer, attorney, Kelly L. Fayer, P.A.
  • Wendi Fowler, director of marketing and communications, ITVantage
  • Mary Gentile, president, LandQwest Commercial Property Management Division
  • Kerri A. Goldsmith, financial advisor, HBKS Wealth Advisors
  • Jen Gratz-Whyte, co-founder and co-owner, Fort Myers Brewing Company
  • Jordan Guido, emergency management coordinator, City of Fort Myers
  • MJ Kay, vice president of marketing, DMA | Digital Marketing Agency
  • Julie Koester, founder, president, and managing partner, Dragon Horse Media LLC
  • Connie Martin, community specialist, Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida
  • Angela Melvin, founder, Valerie’s House
  • Alicia Miller, executive director, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center
  • Karen L. Mosteller, business consulting and technology partner, Markham Norton Mosteller & Co., P.A.
  • Jennifer Pfenninger, director of sales, Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Myers-Estero

The June networking event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower is the host and sponsor of the event.

Admission is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for future members, and includes one complimentary drink and light appetizers. To register, call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org.

The 2019 Apex Awards, presented by Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, will be held on Friday, Aug. 16 at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral. For more information on purchasing tickets for the event, please call 239-332-2930.

About Women in Business

Part of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, the Women in Business committee is dedicated to helping women achieve their fullest professional and personal potential. A variety of networking and educational programs are offered throughout the year, typically the first Wednesday of every month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents nearly 800 businesses, professionals and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-3624 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc or Twitter at @FtMyersChamber.

Share now!

More To Explore