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Women to Watch

Reflecting on a clear picture of real success allows us to discern our purpose, clarify our vision and recognize the blessing of success along the journey. ~ Victoria Lowe


Please join us in congratulating these women on their achievements and contributions to our community.

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Head Golf Pro, Melissa Hatten, was named among Golf Digest’s annual list of “Best Teachers in Every State.” Hatten was ranked fourth in the state of New Mexico, where she had worked for the last two years before joining Pelican’s Nest Golf Club at Pelican Landing.


True Fashionistas Designer Resale owner Jennifer Johnson is now a graduate of the South Florida Small Business Association's (SBA) Emerging Leaders Initiative.


Laura Jo Smith, Creative Director at Gulf Coast International Properties®, received the organization’s Live Exceptionally Five-Star Luxury Marketing Specialist Award for the month of December 2021.


Mary Beth Monzingo Link has completed SWFL, Inc. Leadership Class of 2021.


The City Council of Bonita Springs has appointed Ruth Condit to its Historic Preservation Board.


Margaret Dimond, PhD was appointed the role of Chief Administrative Officer of the NCH Physician Group.


Friends of Foster Children Forever announced Daniela Loyola was promoted to Associate Manager of Development and Communications, Michelle Kennedy was promoted to Associate Manager of Events and Deborah Lageman was promoted to Associate Manager of Academic Mentoring.


Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A. (MNMW) welcomed Kristine Tacca to its Tax and Accounting division.


The Laser Lounge Spa is pleased to announce the addition of Contessa Williams as physician assistant and Sophia Arias as receptionist.


For consideration in Women to Watch, email the success story of a woman you’d like to celebrate, along with her high-resolution photo, to This might include her biggest accomplishment, award or honor received, appointment to a Board, educational achievement, etc.

Women’s Council of Realtors – Naples-on-the Gulf named several stellar performers as its Naples Top Producer Award Winners:

Category I – PLATINUM General Individual Sales
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Ellen Mattis

John R. Wood Properties

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Cynthia Miles

John R. Wood Properties


Tina Muracco

Keller Williams Realty

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Diane Powell

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Inc.

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Deborah Zvibleman

John R. Wood Properties

Category II – TITANIUM General Team Sales
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The Monika DeBenedictis Team

John R. Wood Properties


ML Meade

Premier Sotheby’s Int. Realty

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Michelle Thomas

Premier Sotheby’s Int. Realty

Category I – TITANIUM General Individual Sales
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Deborah Moriarty

Downing-Frye Realty Inc.

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Robert Nardi

Nardi Realty

Category I – GOLD General Individual Sales
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Julie Blanton

John R. Wood Properties


Debi McInnis

Premier Sotheby’s Int. Realty

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Pamela Hershberger

Premier Sotheby’s Int. Realty

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Susan Hubly

John R. Wood Properties

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Dana Michele Perkins

Premier Sotheby’s Int. Realty

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Lisa Rogstad

John R. Wood Properties

Category III – Developer
Onsite Sales
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Jennifer Lofstrand

SW Management Realty LLC

Category II – PLATINUM General Team Sales
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Christine Citrano and Jeannette Batten

The Citrano-Batten Team

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