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Young Professionals (YP) CEO Panel Luncheon

April 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learn from the area’s dynamic CEOs and Senior Executives on how they overcame obstacles, built meaningful relationships and made business decisions that propelled them ahead of their peers.

Check in and networking will be from 11-11:30 a.m.
The program will start promptly at 11:30 a.m.

Attend and you could win one of our exciting door prizes!
-2 Round Trip Tickets on the Key West Express
– Brainstorm Escape Room Bonita Springs Gift Certificate for 6 Guests

We are excited to announce our panelists!

Bill Barker, President & Publisher, Naples Daily News / The News-Press (Fort Myers and Cape Coral)

Bill Barker is the West Florida Regional President of Gannett Company, as well as publisher and president of the Naples Daily News and The News-Press, community publications, and related digital products. He also oversees the newspaper operations in Tallahassee and Pensacola. Barker last served as vice president, regional publisher of the Journal Media Group overseeing operations at its newspapers in Naples and Florida’s Treasure Coast, as well as in Knoxville, Tennessee; Anderson, South Carolina; and Evansville, Indiana. Barker joined the Daily News in fall 2013 as regional publisher and chief revenue officer after nearly a decade overseeing newspaper and media operations in the Tampa Bay area, including serving as president and publisher of The Tampa Tribune, St. Petersburg Tribune and Before coming to Florida, Barker worked his way through the operational ranks at the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Danielle Dyer, President & Owner, Right at Home Southwest Florida

Danielle Dyer is the President and owner of Right at Home Southwest Florida, a home health agency offering homemaker, companion and personal care services since 2003 throughout Lee and Collier counties. Danielle joined Right at Home in 2003 as a caregiver. She was one of their first employees and quickly gained responsibilities as Office Manager, Director of Marketing and as Vice President of the company since 2010. She became a partner in the business in 2015. Danielle is an active volunteer and board member for numerous senior related social services in Southwest Florida. She was the proud recipient of the 2016 Lodestar Award for Professional of the Year, presented by the Collier County Leadership Coalition on Aging.

Kevin Johnson, President & CEO, Suncoast Credit Union

Kevin Johnson is the president and CEO of Suncoast Credit Union, serving in this role since 2016. He has 33 years of credit union experience. Johnson began his career at Suncoast in 1985, where he developed and led the organization’s transition into information technology and offering leadership to the organization’s Members Care Center and payment divisions. As Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, he collaborated with the CEO, senior management and the board of directors on strategy and organizational leadership, strategic planning, product development, member support, digital delivery channels, payment services, industry partnerships, political advocacy and process improvement. A University of Tampa alum, Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and CUNA’s Certified Credit Union Executive designation.


PRESENTING SPONSOR : Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association

CORPORATE TABLE SPONSOR : Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Lee Health and Suncoast Credit Union
– $550
– 6 tickets, reserved table in premium location, sponsor table signage
– Company name recognition on all pre-event marketing

PROMO SPONSOR: Aerie Lane, MaidPro of South Florida, Northwestern MutualGlenn Black Group, Florida Blue
– $350
– 2 tickets
– Company name recognition on all pre-event marketing
– Display table and chance to put promo item at each seat
– Mailing list of attendees

For more information call Lauren at (239) 992-2943.


April 20
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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