LCF Testimonials

Leadership Collier Foundation alumni Nick Casalanguida tells us why the Leadership Collier™ program made him proud to say "I'm from Collier County." Nick is a Leadership Collier Class of 2011 graduate. Leadership Collier was formed in 1988 to develop a network of informed citizens prepared to assume leadership roles in our community.

Leadership Collier Foundation alumni Rebecca Vaccariello shares how the Growing Associates in Naples™ (GAIN™) program gave her the opportunity to meet other young leaders and learn more about the community. Rebecca is a GAIN Class of 2013 graduate. GAIN is a leadership program specifically designed for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County of ages 21-40.

Leadership Collier Foundation alumni Areeb Chaudhry explains how the Youth Leadership Collier™ program changed his life and gave him direction. Areeb is a Youth Leadership Collier Class of 2013 graduate. The Youth Leadership Collier program empowers students to become effective leaders, showcases Collier County and encourages students to consider coming back to their community to begin their careers and families.

Thank you to the gracious support of our Chamber Legacy Leaders