Jeanne is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and attended graduate school in public administration at the University of Kansas. She served 20 years as director of two nonprofits–a day care center and child abuse treatment agency. She directed a federally funded demonstration project in volunteer management and served as a consultant to several United Way agencies in Kansas City, Missouri. Jeanne is also a professional framer who owned an art gallery and had working studios in Kansas City, Dunedin, Florida and Naples.
She was president of Greater Naples Leadership in Naples, Florida and served on the boards of the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, Collier County Community Foundation, The League Club, AAUW and CAPA Center for the Arts. She was director for the “Immokalee: Images of Hope” project of the Community Foundation and continues to serve on the Fresh Start for Abused Women Committee. She is a designated C-3 Nonprofit Consultant for the Community Foundation of Collier County.
Jeanne’s children and grandchildren are scattered from coast to coast but enjoy gathering at their summer cottage near Sudbury, Ontario.
Born and raised in New Jersey, before relocating to Fort Myers in 2004, Christina Jordan spent six years in graphic and video litigation support in Tampa. After moving to the area, she worked with Pulte Homes and Bonita Bay where she quickly became involved with the nonprofit community. In 2009, she was hired by PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee as the Special Projects manager. While there, she studied graphic design and graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh’s Digital Design program with a 3.85 GPA. Upon leaving PACE, Christina began working as a consultant for Jeanne until she came aboard full time in 2012.
Christina is also currently the Festival Coordinator for the Naples International Film Festival and works closely with PAWS and the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction to support Veterans through the power of art. She is also involved with the local Bonita Springs YMCA and enjoys teaching young children the sport of archery.
Christina has three young children and a loving husband who support her love for all things creative and her philanthropic adventures.
Jess was born and raised in Michigan where she was an avid athlete and played volleyball at Wayne State University. After relocating to the Bonita Springs Area in 2004, she began working at Palmira Golf Club in Bonita Springs as an administrative assistant. She was quickly promoted to accounts receivable where she remained for many years. In 2010, she was hired to join the marketing team at Gulfcoast Foot and Ankle where one of the main projects she handled was the 2011 Student Scholar Athlete Scholarship, which gave six $2,500 scholarships to the 2011 Collier County Public Schools graduating class.
In her free time, Jess enjoys watching her husband coach their 2 sons. When baseball season is over, she can be found on the football field where she volunteers as a team mom for the Estero Mustangs.