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Women to Watch

“If we are going to see real development in the world, then our best investment is women.”~ Desmond Tutu


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

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Chastity Roark was promoted to Marketing Director at TLC Marketing & Creative Services.

Dr. Denise McNulty, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, APRN, is Naples Senior Center’s new Chief Program Officer.

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Tracey Williams is the new Executive Director at Wellfit Girls.

Valerie’s House has hired Val Gill as its Director of Programs.

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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.

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The Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, has added Nancy Koenig and her husband, Ted, Sherie Marek and Amy Quinn and her husband, John, as Trustees.

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Tish Kelly, in red, ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange. Photo credit: New York Stock Exchange

Former èBella cover girl Tish Kelly and her cycling team were invited by one of their team sponsors, Goldman Sachs ETFs, and their managing director, Micheal Crinieri, to join them in ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 9. They had 200 million views on CNBC and media and their photo was named photo of the week. They are the first ever race team and second cyclist ever to have this honor. Lance Armstrong was the first.

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Crystal Kinzel, Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller was named Chairman of the Bylaws Committee by Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers. She will also serve on the Best Practices, Budget & Finance and Court Operation/Rules Review Committee.

The Parkinson’s Association of Southwest Florida (PASWFL) announced that Adria D. Starkey will serve as Honorary Chair of its signature fundraiser, A Step Forward – Overcoming Obstacles.

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Membership Directors’ Association of Southwest Florida (MDASF) announced the 2022–2023 Board of Directors. From left to right: Public Relations Chair – Meg Stepanian, Vice President – Daniela Jacob, Secretary – Tammy Mercer, Treasurer - Stephanie Glasco, President – Jennah Martinez, Membership Chair – Amanda Wichmanowski and Website & Communications Chair – Megan Somerville.

Baby Basics of Collier County announced the appointment of new board member Denise Williams and the promotion of Jennifer Bartalino Fey to Associate Director.

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Pamela Nolasco opened Larimart, a gallery featuring unique and original art from the Caribbean and South America in the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt.


Carolyn Homberger and her husband, Eric, opened a second Athletic Republic location on Naples Boulevard, not Davis Boulevard as previously reported.

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