Linda Penniman has served as a Naples Councilwoman since 2015 using her voice to support causes such as affordable housing and environmental restoration. Previously, she’s held such esteemed positions as the Vice Mayor, Moorings Property Owners’ Association Board Chairmen, a special task force member for the Conservancy of Florida, chair of the Collier County Water Keeper, and the vice-chair of the Greater Naples Leadership. Mrs. Penniman also aided various committees including the city of Naples Planning Advisory Board, Coastal Advisory Committee, League of Women Voters Board, and the Collier Citizens Council. In 2015, Mrs. Penniman was recognized for her vested interest in the strength of her community when the Collier County Community Foundation deemed her a “woman of initiative”.… Read more...Read More
William R. Johnson is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the H. J. Heinz Company. Mr. Johnson became President and Chief Operating Officer of Heinz in June 1996, and was appointed President and CEO in December 1997 officially assuming the role in April 1998. He was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2000, becoming only the 5th in the company’s 144 years.
An active supporter of community organizations, he has served as a member of the national Athena Awards committee, chaired the 2001 annual campaign for the United Way of Western Pennsylvania, co-chaired the capital campaign in 2009 to raise funds for the new Ronald McDonald House in Pittsburgh, and chaired numerous local events including the 2004 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust gala event. In 2006, he received the inaugural Global … Read more...Read More
James V. Talano MD, MM, FACC is an internationally recognized expert in the field of noninvasive cardiology with broad experience in cardiovascular care and management. He has held the positions of Director of Cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Naples, Director of Cardiology Graphics and Chief of Clinical Cardiology in the Section of Cardiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lester B. Knight Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Medical School and at Lakeside Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He also served as Chief of Cardiology and the Lassen Professor of Medicine at Tulane University Medical School. Dr. Talano is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and serves on the Council of Clinical Cardiology. Dr. Talano received his medical degree from Loyola University Medical School. He … Read more...Read More
|Dr. Alejandro Perez-Trepichio is Chief Medical Officer of Millennium Physician Group, the country’s no. 1 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in earned savings. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, Millennium Physician Group is among one of the largest independent physician groups in the state and is one of the only Shared Savings Program ACOs in the country with savings success for the past five years since the inception of the Medicare program. Millennium also has successful commercial ACOs with several national payers in savings positions, as well.
Dr. Perez-Trepichio earned his medical degree from La Universidad Nacional De La Plata in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He then pursued a research career at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, where he received grants from the National Institutes of Health as co-investigator, and from the American
Kevin P. Walker, CFP® is a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management Director and Wealth Advisor for a global wealth management firm in Naples, Florida. His experience in wealth management spans 28 years.
Prior to his current role, Kevin was a Vice President and Senior Account Executive for Fidelity Investments’ Private Client Group. During his fourteen years with Fidelity, he worked in Dallas, Boca Raton, and Naples. Kevin previously served as a Financial Advisor for five years with Prudential Securities in Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville, Florida.
A native of Texas, Kevin graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Kevin and his wife, Jennifer, also a Financial Advisor and partner in their wealth management practice in Naples, have supported the Clinic in various capacities for over a decade, through fundraising, … Read more...Read More
Mr. Vincent Foglia founded Sage Products, a leading developer of hospital products used in patient infection control and preventative care. Under Mr. Foglia’s leadership, Sage successfully produced innovative products that significantly improved patient and clinician outcomes. Equally committed to employees, Mr. Foglia led Sage when they were named one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in America. After decades at the helm, Mr. Foglia retired as Chairman of the Board in 2017. He served in the United States Navy and graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign. His philanthropic interests include many civic organizations, healthcare facilities and youth sports. He and his wife are seasonal residents of Naples.… Read more...Read More
Mr. John P. Cardillo has been practicing law in Naples since 1972. He is a partner in the law firm Cardillo, Keith & Bonaquist, P.A., where he concentrates on representing clients in personal injury, criminal and general civil litigation cases. Mr. Cardillo graduated from Furman University with a B.A. degree in 1964 and the University of South Carolina Law School with a J.D. degree in 1968. From 1992 to 2002 Mr. Cardillo served as the Governor for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida to the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, and served six years on the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission. He is a past President of the Collier County Bar Association. He has also served the Naples community as President of various civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Cardillo was awarded the Naples Daily … Read more...Read More
Dr. Paul O. Jones is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has been affiliated with NCH for 26 years. Dr. Jones is currently the President of the Medical Staff, serving as Chair of the Medical Executive Committee (MEC) and ex-officio member of all medical staff meetings. Dr. Jones has served as President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and 2 terms as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine from 2014 – 2016. He has also chaired the Physician Advisory Committee, the committee charged with overseeing the conversion of full electronic health records at NCH. Dr. Jones’ other leadership roles have been; chairman of the Hospital Disaster Committee following Hurricane Andrew, member of the Professional Capabilities Committee (PCC), Board Member of the Southwest Florida Physicians Association (SWFPA), founding Board Member of Community Health Partners, founding Member and Past President of … Read more...Read More