Monday, February 12, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST
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Hilton Naples 
5111 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL

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Jeanne Sweeney 
Above Board Chamber of Florida 

Naples: Your company's Culture in 2018 

A company's culture that facilitates employee happiness means lower turnover and better company performance. If you don't choose a culture, one will develop on its own without the traits that you desire and this can prevent you from attracting more clients and the best employees. Come learn with us from top companies how to attract both!

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Meet our emcee:

  MICHAEL A. WYNN, Board Chairman, President of Sunshine Ace Hardware A native of Naples, FL, Michael is currently President of the family’s chain of Ace Hardware stores, as well as Chairman of the Wynn Family Board of Directors. In 2014, Michael received the hardware industry’s Top Gun Award presented by the National Retail Hardware Association. In the same year he was also recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was inducted into the SWFL Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. Actively involved in the Southwest Florida business and civic community, he is the Immediate Past Chair of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and Chair-Elect of the Leadership Collier Foundation. Michael is married to his wife, Paula, and has two daughters, Sydney and Olivia. 

Meet our panelists:
 Theo Etzel, is the CEO of Conditioned Air Company, a $48 million, a regional organization in the residential and light commercial HVAC markets. Conditioned Air employs nearly 350 full-time co-workers and has branch offices in Ft. Myers and Sarasota. In 2010 they received the ACCA Residential Contractor of the Year and in 2011 Conditioned Air was awarded the Uncommon Friends Foundation Business Ethics Award for their commitment to Integrity in their business practices. Theo is also currently Chairman of the Board of Encore Bank, a community bank headquartered in SW Florida. Theo was inducted into the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame in Collier County and named a Man of Distinction by the Collier County Champions for Learning. Theo is the author of the book, Invest Your Heartbeats Wisely, released in April of 2016. The book focuses on practical, philosophical and principled leadership concepts for business and life.


  Ursula Pfahl, a native of Germany, began her career in higher education, as a college professor and university administrator. Her responsibilities included university relations, fundraising management, the university’s events and the supervision of the academic support services.The move to Naples provided the opportunity to transition from academia into business, most notably the fine jewelry retail business.For 15 years, Ursula was the VP Marketing and Chief Operating Officer of Yamron Jewelers. Upon the sale of that company, Kathy Bigham offered Ursula a new opportunity with Bigham Jewelers.Ursula has happily served as Bigham Jewelers’ Vice-President of Business Development for the past five years.

  Vicki Tracy is the Executive Sales and Marketing Director of the Arlington of Naples which is a Lutheran Life Community. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She came to Naples in 1978 when she came to visit her grandparents and never left.  Vicky has multiple degrees from Central Michigan and the University of Michigan.   Vicki has a long history of volunteerism in Collier County, having been one of Bill Barnett’s original volunteers in the Child Advocacy Program, and a former Guardian Ad Litem.  Vicki served in many leadership and board roles in a variety volunteer and philanthropic endeavors, with a specific focus on children and seniors.    Having raised millions of dollars for “her town”, she is often called upon when a “get it done” person and cheer leader or a chairperson for an event is called for.  Vicki’s  name is always at the top of the list when a leader is needed.  When calls come for a senior in need of care or a referral she goes into overdrive as her passion for Senior’s remain her priority. She is the daughter of Darlene Thomas, single mother of 5 children,  and married to her devoted husband Steve. You can always find Vicki  at the helm or in a leadership role in the community making a difference in someone’s life, be the younger residents  or our older one!                


Best Home Services Call Center - Grand Opening
February 22, 2018
16090 S Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4241
5PM - 7PM
Soft drinks, wine, beer and delicious appetizers
Donate new sneakers or socks size 1-9 Boys or Girls for Laces of Love to
 win a grand prize and help a child!

ABC Special! 
20% discount for Above Board Chamber Members from
  CONRIC PR and Marketing who are a sponsor for 
Jazz on the Green at Six Bends
March 10th 
Use promo code "CHAMBER' if you love Jazz and are a member!
It pays to be a member of Above Board Chamber of Florida

Last chance to RSVP for Lee County's meeting!

Lee County is meeting this Thursday - last chance to RSVP Lee County: Disaster Preparation for your company in 2018 - Is your company secure?  Disasters are unpredictable to varying degrees, and their targets are random. The threat of hurricanes and other potential threat are always a concern in SWFL. Meet out panelists and emcee and learn how to protect your business from professionals who know how to do it right! 

Here is your Lee County link or go to www.aboveboardchamber.com
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Special thanks to our 2018 yearly sponsors
CONRIC PR and Marketing
Fuller Online Solutions
Pulse Technology Solutions, LLC
Spada Salon & Day Spa
Your Walking Billboard
Charlie McDonald Photography
Lady in Pink Photography
Signarama North Ft,Myers