Foundation Trustees

Stephen Wheeler, V.P. Development

Steve WheelerProfessional ExperienceDevelopment Officer for David Lawrence Center Senior Director of Development for Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Founding Executive Director of Cancer Alliance of Naples, Inc. Executive Director of the Collier County and Marco Island offices of American Cancer Society Vice President of Business and Member Services and Director of Tourism for the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce.

Educational Background Keystone College, Pennsylvania

Community Involvement YMCA, Collier County Vice President of the Board for the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Collier County Visitor Development Council President of the Collier County Hotel and Motel Association Economic Development Council Business Coalition Leadership Collier Class of 1989

Tom Schneider, Chair

Thomas_SchneiderProfessional ExperiencePartner with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers)

Educational Background BS Accounting from Gannon University

Local Involvement Board of Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Advisory Council, Founding Chair Greater Naples Leadership, Founding Board Member and Past President United Way of Collier County, Board Community Foundation of Collier County, Board

Fred Pezeshkan, Vice Chair

Fred_PezeshkanProfessional ExperienceChairman 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

Dennis C. Brown, Treasurer

Dennis BrownProfessional ExperienceAttorney 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 both the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida Governing and Foundation Boards