SunTrust Bank donates $5000 to Goodwill Foundation
The Southwest Florida Good-will Foundation has received a $5,000 donation from SunTrust Bank. SunTrust Lee County Vice President Heidi Colgate-Tamblyn and Nick Ayotte presented a ceremonial check to the foundation at Goodwill's North Fort Myers headquarters.
The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation works in coordination with Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. The foundation sets aside funds to ensure the long-term vision of Goodwill's mission of providing programs and services for people with disabilities and other disadvantages in the community.
For more information about the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation, or to make a donation, visit Goodwill's website at www.goodwillswfl.org or call Carolyn Johnson at (239) 995-2106, extension 247.
Pool Pros Inc. celebrating 20th anniversary
Fort Myers pool service company, Pool Pros Inc., is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a South-west Florida pool company. To thank the community for helping to make the last 20 years a success, Pool Pros will be holding a prize giveaway open to all clients who live within the Southwest Florida service area.
To enter, you must be a Pool Pros Inc. client as of Feb. 15, 2012, and live within Pool Pros service areas of Cape Coral, Naples, Sanibel and Fort Myers in Southwest Florida.
Pool Pros Inc. is a pool service and maintenance, pool repair and renovation, and pool storm clean-up company doing business in Cape Coral, Naples, Sanibel and Fort Myers.
Mosteller celebrates 25 years
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A., has announced that firm partner Karen Mosteller is celebrating 25 years of employment with the company. Mosteller is the consulting and technology partner with Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company. She is a certified public accountant and a certified healthcare business consultant. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida, Fort Myers.
Mosteller specializes in business consulting and tax services for medical practices, construction and service companies to improve their processes, tighten their bottom line and improve profitability
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. is a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Fort Myers and Naples.
For more information about the firm, call 239-433-5554 or visit www.markham-norton.com.
Fox Electronics expands international presence
Fort Myers-based Fox Electronics. www.foxonline.com, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions, announced it has expanded its worldwide presence with the introduction of Fox Electronics Canada and has hired Ross O. Weiss as its new vice president north America sales. The expansion is in response to the tremendous growth in demand for Fox's products in the past year.
Weiss, who has more than 30 years experience in the electronics component industry, will be responsible for interfacing with manufacturer representatives, managing key distributor relationships and coordinating sales engineers throughout North America. He will also promote the company's continued growth and success.
Founded in 1979, Fox Electronics' headquarters is located in Fort Myers at 5570 Enter-prise Parkway. For more information, call 239-693-0099 or visit www.foxonline.com
Pushing the Envelope Inc. wins four awards
Mixed marketing communications firm Pushing the Envelope Inc. won four awards at the local Florida Public Relations Associa-tion's Image Awards ceremony recently.
The firm won a Judges' Award and Award of Distinction for its work with Scott Fischer Enter-prises and the Huntsville, Alabama Rocket Harley-Davidson dealership. The work with the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida and California Closets Southwest Florida franchise garnered two additional Awards of Distinction.
The Florida Public Relations Association is a statewide organization designed to promote professional and ethical public relations through professional development and community involvement. For information about the local chapter, visit www.fpraswfl.org.
Pushing the Envelope Inc. is a mixed marketing communications firm. Based in Fort Myers, the firm services clients both regionally and nationally. For more information, call 239-221-2858 or email at Info@GetPushing.com.
Walker joins Lee County Port Authority
Elizabeth K. Walker has joined the Lee County Port Authority as director of general services. In her new role, she is responsible for overseeing property-casualty in-surance functions including re-newals, contractual limits, claims management as well as risk management; LCPA procurements that include quotes, bids, proposals and professional services; and serves as the liaison for all items scheduled for board action and all Board of Port Commissioners and Airports Special Management Committee meetings.
Walker comes to the Lee County Port Authority with more than 30 years of business management and administration experience including 18 years with Lee County Government.
For more information, please visit www.flylcpa.com .
Ball named Airport Professional of Year
Robert M. Ball, A.A.E., executive director of the Lee County Port Authority, was named the 2011 Airport Professional of the Year by the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives at the SEC-AAAE Annual Conference in Mobile, Ala. The award, in its 15th year, is presented to an outstanding airport manager and is based on the nominee's professionalism, knowledge and integrity in dealing with airport issues and the community. He is the only airport professional to be awarded this prestigious honor twice.
Ball joined the Port Authority in August 1993 as deputy executive director and was promoted to executive director in 1996. He is accredited by the American Association of Airport Executives. Ball has also served as a past president of the Florida Airports Council as well as a member of its board of directors.
The Southeast Chapter of AAAE is a non-profit professional organization of airport executives responsible for airport planning, management and operations. It is comprised of members from 12 states, plus the Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.
The Lee County Port Authority operates Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field in Fort Myers.
For more information, please visit www.flylcpa.com.