The Healthcare Network Foundation recently welcomed Adria Starkey to its board of directors. Starkey is the Collier County President for FineMark National Bank and Trust Company. She holds a degree in finance from the University of Florida and has done post graduate work Florida International University, University of Miami and the University of North Carolina. With 3 decades of experience in financial services, Starkey has held executive positions at major banking institutions including Regional President of Wachovia National Bank (Wells Fargo) and Northern Trust. Starkey’s community involvement is extensive. She is currently a trustee of the Naples Children and Education Foundation and most recently co-chaired the 2014 Naples Winter Wine Festival. She also served on the Grant Committee of NCEF for four years. She is on the board of Gulfshore Playhouse, Florida Gulf Coast University College of Business Advisory Board and serves on an advisory committee for Angels Undercover. She is an Emeritus Trustee for The Shelter for Abused Women and Children and chaired the board for two years. Adria was also a founding member of Girls, Inc., which developed into the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County. Past directorships also include Artis of Naples, The University of Florida Harn Museum, the Economic Development Council of Collier County, The Education Foundation, FGCU Foundation Board and the Community School of Naples.
In 2008, Adria received the Edison College Leadership in Fostering Education Award and in 200 she was named Woman of the Year by Gulfshore Life and Woman of Achievement by The Community Foundation. She is a graduate of the 1999 Leadership Collier Class. Most recently, she was awarded a Glass Slipper for her continued commitment to education by the Champions for Learning organization.