Keith Scoggins was an attorney with the federal Farm Credit System for more than 35 years. He is the retired Senior Vice President and General Counsel of 1st Farm Credit Services, Normal, IL. Keith is a full-time resident of Estero, FL. In the past Keith has also served on other Boards of Directors, including a captive insurance company, federal credit union, and several homeowners associations.
member since July 2014
Maura Matzko retired in 2011 from Encore National Bank. Her 36-year career in banking, specializing in business development, private banking and administration, included assignments at BankOne NA, American Bankers Association and Wachovia Bank NA. Prior to moving to Florida in 2000, Ms. Matzko lived in Ohio and Virginia. She graduated from Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts and received a Master of Arts from Central Michigan University.
She has served on the United Way of Charlotte County Board of Directors since 2008, acting as Board Treasurer and Executive Committee member since 2010. Ms. Matzko chaired strategic planning efforts to transition the St. Vincent DePaul Community Pharmacy to a not-for-profit primary care clinic now known as the Virginia B Andes Community Volunteer Clinic. She served as Board President and Board Treasurer for that organization.
She is a graduate of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Charlotte Class of 2004 and a member of Business & Professional Women of Charlotte County.
Maura and her husband, Rick, reside in Punta Gorda. They have one daughter, Mary Kate, and a wonderful grandson, Carteror.
member since August 2013
Ms. Rose is a member of the Rotary Club of Fort Myers and has served on various board positions. She was a founding member of the Southwest Florida Wine Fest. She served five years on the Board of Directors for PACE of Lee County, dating back to its inception in 2006. She is also a member of the Florida Hospital Association of Managed Care Professionals (FAMCP) since its inception in 1995, serving in a variety of capacities.
member since July 2013
Bill Dillon is a commercial litigation shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney / Fowler White Boggs. A Florida native, he completed undergraduate and law school at the University of Florida. His practice involves all forms of business litigation, with special focuses on corporate healthcare disputes and real estate loan workout, foreclosure, receivership, and related disputes. Bill also has general commercial jury and non-jury trial practice. His representative clients include publicly traded healthcare companies, creditors on commercial secured credit facilities, churches, country clubs, franchisors, and national shopping mall chains. Bill has been identified as a Florida Super Lawyer – Rising Star for the years 2010 through 2016.
member since July 2014
Craig Folk attended Vanderbilt University for his undergraduate degree and the University of Chicago for his MBA. He has over 30 years of experience as a CPA and tax accountant. He worked 18 years with the international firms of Arthur Andersen & Co. and Coopers & Lybrand LLP and is now a partner in the local firm of Miller, Helms & Folk, PA. Folk prepares tax returns and does business planning and income tax, estate tax and international tax planning for individuals and business entities. Folk is a frequent speaker throughout Southwest Florida on such topics as year end tax planning, U.S. taxation of foreign investment in U.S. real estate and charitable planned giving. Folk serves on the board of directors of the Harry Chapin Food Bank, the United Way of Lee County and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Folk has previously served on the boards of the Planned Giving Council of Lee County, the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Edison College Foundation.
member since July 2014
Mr. Fry was with WCI Communities, Inc., a Florida-based land developer and homebuilder, from 1995 to 2012. During that time, he held positions of Senior Vice President of Amenities and Real Estate Services between the years 2000 and 2006, Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2008 and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Fry also serves on the Board of Directors of United Way of Lee, Hendry & Glades Counties. He and his wife, Monique, have four daughters.
member since July 2013
Jan-Erik grew up in Colorado, Florida and Sweden. He obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2003. His real passion, however, was in the real estate and construction industry so in 2002 he obtained his real estate license. In 2004 he and his twin brother, Björn, opened a real estate office in Bonita Springs appropriately named Twin Realty, Inc. and by 2006 they were selling property throughout Florida. As the real estate market softened he had the opportunity to expand into commercial construction so in November 2011 he joined the Owen-Ames-Kimball Company as Business Development Coordinator. His twin brother continues to operate Twin Realty, Inc. He currently serves on the Boards of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County, Bonita Springs-Estero Economic Development Council, The Heights Foundation, YMCA Fort Myers Advisory Board, ULI SWFL Executive Committee, Charlotte Local Education Foundation Board and is a Board of Trustee for the Charlotte County Cultural Center. He is a graduate of the Leadership Hendry and Glades Counties class of 2013. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Caitlin.
member since July 2014
Ms. Ross is a native Floridian who grew up in LaBelle, FL. She previously was the Public Affairs Director for Glades Media Group--WAFC Classic Hits--keeping listeners abreast of current events and local issues. Her show Big Lake Now became a staple of WAFC Classic Hits morning show programming. She also worked for the Florida Department of Health as the program coordinator for Drug Free Hendry County, overseeing and implementing the activities of The Community Coalition to prevent underage substance abuse. During her tenure there, she became highly involved with local organizations and with the people of Hendry County.
Ms. Ross is also a member of the LaBelle Rotary Club, president of the Leadership Hendry /Glades Class of 2012, and serves on the boards of the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce and the LaBelle High School Advisory Committee. Ross and her husband Vince have two girls (ages 6 and 3) and own Vince Ross’s Prestige Paint and Finish in LaBelle. She is currently enrolled as a communications major at Florida Gulf Coast University.
member since August 2014
Originally from Detroit, MI, Bob has lived and worked in Michigan, Connecticut, North Carolina, Western Michigan, and Chicago, IL before locating in Florida in 2004. A graduate of the Indiana University Kelly School of Business, recently retired and settled in Fort Myers in 2013. Bob spent over 40 years working in the Human Resources field with companies such as General Motors, Gulf + Western Manufacturing, Mazda, and Brunswick. His extensive experience includes both domestic and international assignments in over 40 industries. Bob has also significant experience in the social services volunteer field with several United Ways, Child Abuse Council of Muskegon (MI) County, Private Industry Council (MI), Our Mother’s Board of Directors, Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Rotary International, among others. Bob and his wife Marcia’s family include four children, 18 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. They both are active golfers, tennis players, theater goers, and travelers.
member since July 2015
Curt Holaway is a retired Certified Public Accountant and Northern Indiana native who relocated to Southwest Florida in 2012. His career included 25 years as a partner with RSM McGladry, a nationwide assurance, tax and consulting firm focused on the middle market in the United States. He also served for eight years as the Chief Financial Officer of South Bend Clinic, LLP, managing all financial aspects of a 100-physician, multi-specialty medical group.
Holaway is a past recipient of the Henry W. Bloch National Award for Outstanding Community Service. He has served as an officer or board member for numerous nonprofit entities in Indiana, including the United Way, chamber of commerce and community foundation, all of St. Joseph County. He also served with the Rotary Club and Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Curt has a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Indiana University and is a licensed CPA.
He and his wife, Laura, reside in Naples and spend summers in South Bend where their three children and two grandchildren live. Holaway is an exercise enthusiast who enjoys golf, tennis, reading and travel.
member since October 2015
Pat Nevins has more than 37 years of experience related to general management consulting and engineering consulting. Prior to retiring he served as Principal for more than 18 years at the firm Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson), a global management consulting company. He joined Towers Perrin in 1984 and managed numerous million-dollar consulting projects to improve operations effectiveness, and developed major business processes to enhance overall performance for Fortune 500 companies in several industries.
Prior to joining Towers Perrin, he worked for 15 years in the consulting engineering and construction industry. He served as senior project engineer managing the overall electrical engineering design of several power plants.
Since retiring in 2006, he has spent several years assisting the non-profit Food Bank industry, including the Harry Chapin Food Bank, as a volunteer business consultant.
Nevins has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a law degree from DePaul University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and a retired member of the Illinois Bar.
member since April 2016
Lois Thome has been an anchor at WINK News for 24 years. She has earned numerous awards and accolades during that time, including “Best News Anchor” in Southwest Florida, the Quill Pen Award from the Florida Association of School Administrators and being voted one of the top Women of the Year by Gulfshore Life Magazine.
Thome is well-known for her community service and advocacy. They include volunteering as a committee member of the Southwest Florida Reading Festival for more than 15 years, and helping raise millions of dollars in food for the Harry Chapin Food Bank, particularly through her involvement in the WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk. Her hometown is St. Anna, Wis., and she was educated at the University of Wisconsin. Ms. Thome is married and has one son and one daughter.
member since June 2016
Gary Gardner is a management consultant and the founding partner of The Leadership Culture, with 30 years of experience helping organizations develop their leadership teams, company culture, customer experience and overall organizational health. He is co-creator of an empowering program for “The CEO of the Future.” Gardner has worked with business leaders and organizations in several industries including broadcasting, multimedia, health care, education, automotive, business services, financial services and retail.
Gardner is former vice president/general manager of WINK-TV. Previously, Gardner was vice president/general manager of WTTO-TV in Birmingham, Ala. He has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations and been named one of Gulfshore Life’s Men & Women of the Year for business leadership.
Gardner graduated from St. John’s University, N.Y., with a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in finance. He and his wife reside in Bonita Springs.
member since June 2016
John D. Clinger is senior vice president of Clinger, Sizemore & Associates, focusing on wealth management, financial advising and portfolio management. He joined Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor in 2000 after serving as a branch manager and commercial loan officer in the banking industry. Today, Clinger is resident director of the Fort Myers office, providing day-to-day leadership for his team and the local office. He has served as a past president and member of the board of directors for the Edison Festival of Light. He is a past campaign chair and current allocation team leader for the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades & Okeechobee counties. He will also be the 2016-2017 board chairman for the United Way.
Clinger has been a Little League coach for 25 years, and was inducted into the Fort Myers Little League Hall of Fame in 2012. He and his wife, Rusti, have four daughters; Katie, Emma-Lee, Madison & Abigail.
member since June 2016
Jeffrey Maddox is president of Maddox Construction Company. He has 30 years’ experience and is a third-generation builder, following his father and grandfather into the business. His company specializes in interior and exterior work for the retail, office, restaurant, educational, hospitality, clubhouses and industrial industries, as well as historical restoration.
Maddox has won several prestigious awards, including a 2010 Florida Historical Preservation Award for Seven Seas at Newton Park on Fort Myers Beach and a 2011 Sand Dollar award from the Collier Building Industry Association for the Florida Gulf Coast University Softball Stadium and Naples Dog Park.
member since August 2016