Our mission is to ensure the financial needs of the Healthcare Network are met by providing the financial support necessary to offer a continuum of care that considers the physical, psychological and social needs of our patients
— Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida Foundation Board

The Healthcare Network Foundation was formed in 2007 to support the programs and services of the Healthcare Network. The Foundation strives to enable the Healthcare Network to meet its mission to provide a quality healthcare home accessible to everyone in our community. We thank you for your support. The following men and women sit on the Healthcare Network Foundation Board of Trustees. For more information on each member, please see individual bios below.

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Steve Wheeler graduated with honors in business management from Keystone College in Pennsylvania and is a certified hotel administrator.

Prior to joining Healthcare Network, Steve served as Chief Development Officer for David Lawrence Center and Senior Director of Development for Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, where he was instrumental in the capital campaign to build the Golisano Children’s Hospital of SWFL.His extensive community involvement includes service on the Board of Directors for the David Lawrence Center, YMCA, Collier County Film Commission and Vice President of the Board for the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a proud graduate of the inaugural Leadership Collier Class of 1989. 


Trustees


Fred Pezeshkan, Chair

Professional Experience
Chairman and CEO of Manhattan Construction formerly Kraft Construction

Educational Background
Ohio State – Degree in Civil Engineering

Local Involvement
Hope Hospice Community School of Naples American Heart Association NCH Healthcare Foundation Chairman Emeritus of FGCU Foundation Board Co-Chair for the Governor’s Family Literacy Celebration of Reading in Southwest FL


Adria D. Starkey, Vice Chair

Professional Experience

Collier County President for FineMark National Bank and Trust Company
Regional President of Wachovia National Bank
Regional President of Northern Trust

Educational Background

University of Florida – Degree in Finance

Post graduate work at Florida International University, University of Miami, and University of North Carolina

Local Involvement

Naples Children and Education Foundation, Trustee
Naples Winter Wine Festival, 2014 Co-chair
Gulfshore Playhouse, Board Member
Florida Gulf Coast University College of Business Advisory Board
Angels Undercover Advisory Committee
The Shelter for Abused Women and Children, Emeritus Trustee
Girls Inc., Founding Member
Artis–Naples
Economic Development Council of Collier County (EDC)
The Education Foundation
FGCU Foundation Board
Community School of Naples

 
 

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Dennis C. Brown, Treasurer

Professional Experience
Attorney with Bond Schoeneck & King, licensed in Florida and New York
Licensed Florida Certified Public Accountant

Educational Background
J.D. with honors from Syracuse University College of Law
Bachelor of Science with honors

Local Involvement
Community Foundation of Collier County
The Brody Project
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Treasurer of the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida Foundation Board.


Doug Campbell

Professional Experience
Retired Chairman and CEO of ArrMaz Custom Chemicals manufacturer
Previously President and CEO of Arcadian Corporation sold in 1997
Served 2 years as a Junior Army Officer

Educational Background
Degree from Johns Hopkins University

Local Involvement
President of Foster Care Council of Southwest Florida
Vice Chair of the Mental Health local Advocacy Council
Trinity by the Cove Episcopal Church

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Jeffrey D. Fridkin

Professional Experience

Founding member of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A.,
Florida Bar Board-Certified Civil Trial and Business Litigation Specialist

Educational Background

University of Missouri J.D., 1980
University of Missouri B.A., 1977

Community Involvement

Grievance Committee, Florida Bar, Twentieth Judicial Circuit (2009-2012) Member
Leadership Collier Foundation (2010-2011), Chair
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce (2006-2007), Chair
Florida Gulf Coast University Financing Corp. (2003-present), Secretary
Lee County Port Authority, Airports Special Management Committee (2001-2011), Collier Representative
Collier County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section (2000), President
Economic Development Council of Collier County (1998-99), Chair
Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation (1997-98), Chair
Partners in Education (1995-96), Chair
Leadership Florida, Class XVIII
Leadership Collier, Class of 1991
Florida Gulf Coast University Presidential Search Committee (1994, 1999), Member


Charles Johns

Professional Experience
President & CEO, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, OH 1972-97
President & CEO, Forum Health, Warren and Youngstown, OH 1997-99

Educational Background
Bachelor of Science from Carroll College
MBA from Cornell University’s Sloan Institute of Hospital Administration

Local Involvement
Chairman of the Board of Family Private Care
Director for the Boyne Capital Partners
Principal with Qorval
Trinity by the Cove


Richard Craven

Professional Experience
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Edward Morton

Professional Experience
Managing Director of Wasmer, Schroeder & Company Inc.
2006 Retired CEO of NCH Healthcare Systems Previously COO, CFO)
1969-72 U.S Army

Educational background           University of Notre Dame, B. A., in Public and Managerial Accounting, 1969; 

University of Miami, MBA, 1982; 
Florida Gulf Coast University, MS, Health Science, 2009.                                      
Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Administration, University of Miami, 1982                                                       
Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Management, The  Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 2005                                                            
Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Sciences Administration, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2006       

Local Involvement                           Current: Governor, Board of Governors, State University System; Quest Foundation Board Member; Chair Emeritus, Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation; Community Representative, Lee Health System; Director, Greater Naples Area Chamber of Commerce; Director, Leadership Collier Foundation; Trustee, Healthcare Network Foundation of Collier County; Trustee, Moorings Park Inc.; Member of Collier County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Former: Chairman, Naples Area Chamber of Commerce; Vice Chairman, Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees; Member, City of Naples Redevelopment Advisory Board; Member, Collier County Board of Economic Advisors; Member, City of Naples 41-10 District Advisory Board; Member, Eagle Scout Selection Committee; Director, Economic Development Council; Director, Barnett Bank of Naples; Active Duty Service, Captain, United States Army 1969-1972; Past Chairman, Education Foundation of Collier County, Partners in Education.


Haris M. Domond, HCN Board Chairman

Professional Experience
Operations Analyst with Collier County Traffic Management Center      

Certified FDF Batterers Intervention Program (BIP)                                         Certified Mental Health Counselor

Local Involvement
Collier County Counseling


Mike Ellis, President and Chief Executive Officer

Background: Healthcare Network President, Mike Ellis, has a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in both clinical chemistry and hospital and health administration.

Experience/Role: Mike has 37 years of healthcare experience including seven years as executive director of the Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, 15 years executive experience in Community and Migrant Health Centers, and 15 years executive experience in hospital administration. Mike joined the Healthcare Network in 2013 as CEO.

Board Affiliations: Mike is a former member of the Lee Memorial Health System Board of Directors and currently serves on the Lee County Mosquito Control District Commission.

 


George R. McLaughlin

Professional Experience
Retired senior executive in both domestic and international markets for global and private companies

Educational Background
Graduate of INSEAD Fontainebleau France
Syracuse University Graduate School
Kellogg School Northwestern University

Local Involvement
President of Condo Association
Director of Naples Fishing Club