Monday, August 9, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Hilton Naples 
5111 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL 34103

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Jeanne Sweeney 
Above Board Chamber of Florida 

Naples: "Identity/Cyber Crime" How to Protect Your Interests! 

In today's fast track, we sometimes miss the opportunities criminals take to commit identity and cybercrime. Our August panel is filled with experts in many areas to show you how to avoid, look for and seek help if you become a victim. Join us and learn how best to be proactive to secure your life and your business.


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Thank you to our Sponsors:

John R. Huttner, President & CEO of HollingerJobs.com and David J. Hollinger Associates
Specialists in Insurance & Financial Recruiting  John R. Huttner founded David J. Hollinger Associates, an executive search firm in 1970, and Hollinger Jobs, a professional recruitment firm in 1994. The Hollinger group began its 50th year in January 2020 recruiting and providing exceptional talent to the Insurance and related Industries. Hollinger, with offices in NY/NJ, FL and three additional locations throughout the U.S., serves the needs of our clients in all 50 states. John is President and CEO of Hollinger, is a former Membership Chair and an active member of the National Insurance Recruiters Association (NIRA),(aka) InsuranceRecruiters.com a many other professional organizations. John is a member of the Above Board Chamber of Florida.

 Matt Moen, Owner of Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream at Berkshire Common https://goo.gl/maps/cki4kNGCayUVuYRv8 and M & M's Cafe at Tin City in Naples. Florida.  https://goo.gl/maps/bzbWArRryKne7jHW8  Matt has worked with the team at M & M's Cafe and Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream at Berkshire Commoms to not only improve operations, but he is a stickler for food sanitation, safety, and good taste. He has implemented policies and procedures, in addition to point of sale programs to streamline operations. Matt runs a tight ship, but he also encourages a family environment and having fun at the workplace. Matt has generously donated M & M's ice cream in support of various programs in the community. Matt is member of the Above Board Chamber of Florida.

 Our Emcee: Cindy McCurry-Ross, Executive Editor, The News-Press and Naples Daily News. Experienced Executive Editor with a demonstrated history of working in the publishing industry. Skilled in Audience Development, Coaching, Editing, Writing, and Leadership. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Journalism from University of Kansas. Cindy is one of the Above Board Chamber favorite emcees!

Our Panelists

Carrie Kerskie, CEO at the Kerskie Group, LLC. Carrie is a highly sought-after national speaker, author, and consultant on identity theft, fraud and cybersecurity. She is the author of two books, Your Public Identity; Because Nothing is Private Anymore and Protect Your Identity. Carrie’s the host of Privacy Mentor Podcast. As a media favorite, she’s been featured in numerous publications such as Consumer Reports, KrebsOnSecurity.com, and MarketWatch. She appears regularly on NBC, ABC, and FOX. Carrie iis a member of the Above Board Chamber of Florida.  https://kerskie.com/

Attorney Christopher Vernon Founding Partner Vernon Litigation Group with offices in Naples and Atlanta. The firm represents clients across the nation in a full range of litigation matters, including the representation of victims of cyber fraud.   The firm pursues claims on behalf of victims in state and federal courts as wellas arbitration proceedings.  Chris was born and raised in Florida and has a finance degree with honors from Florida State and received a scholarship to attend Stetson for his law degree.  He is licensed both as an attorney and an investment professional and has been accepted on multiple occasions as an expert by courts. https://www.vernonlitigation.com/?utm_source=GMB&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=naples


Rachel Busch, Cigent Technology, Inc Rachel is a certified economic developer with experience in both the public and private sectors. For over 15 years, Rachel has worked in business development, real estate, marketing & technology. She is the Director of Sales for Cigent for Networks™, an advanced, affordable, network monitoring cybersecurity solution that stops cyberattacks before they start.   www.cigent.com


James RItter, CEO at Pulse Business Solutions,  Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), IT Service Management, Team Building, IT Strategy, Cyber Security, and Management. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) focused in Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management from Humboldt University of Berlin (Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin). https://www.pulse.tech/business-it-management/ 


Janet Moore joined BKS-Partners as a Risk Consultant in 2019 through the firm’s acquisition of Lykes Insurance. She has worked as a commercial insurance agent for more than 30 years. When she moved to Southwest Florida, she began to specialize in professional liability insurance, including medical malpractice. Working as a partner with business owners and medical practice administrators has allowed her to identify risk exposures, discuss risk management and loss control practices, and then secure insurance options for the design and ongoing management of insurance programs for her clients. Along with a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University, she has received Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter and Certified Insurance Counselor designations. Janet is a member of the Above Board Chamber of Florida.  https://bks-partners.com/ 

You may RSVP for our Naples meeting at the top of this page!


Our Lee County meeting on the same subject will be on Thursday, August 12th at the Crowne Plaza Bell Tower

You may RSVP for any of our meetings at www.aboveboardchamber.com