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Meet Our Board of Directors

Virginia Bailey Virginia Baley Cofield

 

 

 

 

Virginia Bailey – Secretary/Director (vbailey@comcast.net )

Virginia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education & Health from Boston University.

She was a teacher of Physical Education for grades 1 — 6 in the Bethlehem Central School District, Albany, N.Y. and the Voorheesville School District also in Albany area. In addition, she was a Physical Education and Health teacher for grades 1 - 8 in the St. Thomas Parish School, Delmar, NY. She has also been a Camp Counselor in Camden, Maine- Sailing; other waterfront needs.

Because her husband’s business demanded that they move often, there was no need for her to keep working. So as their children grew up, she became interested in American history and learning where her family had made a difference. This interest was fulfilled over 53 years by research, membership, responsibilities and wonderful friendships in the following Heritage organizations:...To access Virginia's full biography, click here...

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Claire Lang

Claire Lang

 

 

 

 

Claire Lang – Treasurer/Director. (clairelang36@gmail.com)

EDUCATION: University of Pennsylvania – Liberal Arts

OCCUPATIONS:
Claire has enjoyed a variety of careers including: Interior Design, Real Estate, Sales, and the Executive Director of Islamorada Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she owned, operated and franchised five “Wicker Garden” stores, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Florida, and Colorado.

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS:

Claire was president of Voices For Florida Keys Children, a 501c3 in Monroe County, Fl. She also was a Guardian Ad Litem for 20 years in Monroe County, Fl. Claire has been a member of the League of Women Voters – Collier County.

OTHER INTERESTS:

She originated a Boating Club - “Wild Women on the Water” (WWOW), in Monroe County, Fl. Claire loves being a student at the College of Lifelong Learning (CLL), at Hodges University in Naples, Fl.

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Meet Our Professional Advisors

Jenna Scolaro

Jenna Scolaro

Jenna Scolaro – CPA (Brunt Matz CPA)(jenna@bruntmatzcpa.com)

Jenna is a Certified Public Accountant and began her career in public accounting in 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. She is a member of the AICPA and FICPA and volunteers for various non-profits in her spare time, including the Broward County Gator Club, Fontenada Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and, now, Constitution For The People!



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Edward Livingston

Edward Livingston

Edward Livingston – Lawyer (Livingston & Loeffler)

Ed Livingston is the founder of the Livingston Firm and is a Registered U.S. Patent Attorney with more than 30 years of experience in patent law and other areas of intellectual property law, including trademarks/servicemarks, trade dress, trade secrets, copyrights, franchising and litigation. Ed is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in intellectual property law.  Throughout his many years of practicing law, Ed has been involved in coaching youth baseball, Boy Scouts and other organizations. He and his firm have also served as a Guardian ad Litem and provided pro bono services to the Boys and Girl’s Club and Freedom Waters.

Education:
University of Miami (Juris Doctor, 1978)
Omicron Delta  Kappa - Honorary Leadership Society
Editor-in-Chief, Lawyer of the Americas, International Law Journal, 1977-1978
University of Wyoming (M.B.A., 1974)
Magna Cum Laude
Beta Gamma Sigma - Honorary Scholastic Business Society
University of Massachusetts
(B.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 1970)
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Dan Smith

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Dan Smith – Financial Advisor (First Command)

 

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Meet Our Advisors

Rob Know

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Rob Knox – Dean Keiser University



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Ron Chapuran

Ron Chapuran

 

Ron Chapuran – SCORE

Ron Chapuran is a highly qualified SCORE Mentor who shares valuable experiences gained in the military, the business world, and a variety of nonprofit organizations.
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Gene Montenieri

 

Gene Montenieri

 

Gene Montenieri – Executive Director Estero Chamber of Commerce

Gene has had an illustrious career in retail sales and has served on many Boards including:  National Advisory Board of Grace for Vets, a U. S. Veteran service organization.

Gene began his career in Connecticut in Retail Store Management in 1965 as the youngest store manager in J.M. Fields company history.  He took on the Chairman role in the Tower Mall Merchants Association in Portsmouth, VA and served on the Board of Directors for Child and Family Guidance in Portsmouth as well.  He continued in retail management until 1983 when he moved to upstate New York to work as General Manager for one of the top 20 car wash chains in the U.S. overseeing 16 locations. 
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