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Women to Watch

Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women ~Maya Angelou

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Dr. Courtney Whitt, Healthcare Network Director of Behavioral Health, received the Jessie Trice Outstanding Clinician Award from the Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC).

Dr. Alise Bartley is a new board member of Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (CMON).

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Allison Bucci was promoted to Director, Partner Development at JetBlue Park at Fenway South by the Boston Red Sox.

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Suzanne Specht, Nancy Korista, Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist and Mona Zielke are the new female board members for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida.

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Briana Shipe Karaszi and Red Gamso have been appointed to the DLC (David Lawrence Centers) Advocates board of directors.

Kathryn Bettis and Jenny Hay are new board members for Alliance for Period Supplies of SWFL.

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Women in new roles on the STARability Foundation Board include Melanie Miller, Holly Shapiro and Lisa Kahn-Allen.

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Laura Richardson Bright, Madison Nehls, Ember McKay, Moira Larkin and Judith Irigoyen are the new female board members for Young Professionals of Naples.

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Dawn Belamarich became Collaboratory’s new President and CEO.

Jessica Liria was promoted to Prevention and Education Manager at David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health.

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Jama Dock was promoted to Vice President of Communications at Wilson Creative Group.


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Aprile Osborne

Chief Vision Officer

Call It Closed International Realty

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Kelly Lee

Education Manager

Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (CMON)

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Kelly Starke

Program Director

Youth Haven

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Kiara Cuesta

Associate in
Tax division

Markham Norton Mosteller Wright
& Co., P.A.

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Kylie Burch

Public Relations Coordinator

Priority Marketing

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Hannah Dominesey and Jessica Allesio


Lighthouse of Collier, Inc.


Allyssa Walker

Social Media Manager

Priority Marketing

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Kelley Wilson

Senior Account Executive

CONRIC pr + marketing

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

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