Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in our work. It is important for us to be available to our supporters, donors, volunteers, and community partners. Please use the following contact information to connect with the most appropriate member to serve you best. The Foundation is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Foundation Office Address

2266 Second Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1608, Fort Myers, FL 33902

Phone: 239.337.0433
Fax: 239.337.7077

Contact Us by Email

President & CEO

Marshall T. Bower, Esq.
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Director of Scholarships

Rosa Gamez
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Fiscal Manager

Laura Rodriguez
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Administrative Assistant

Kim Hewett

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Director of Student Programs

Kelly Thawley
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Assistant Program Manager

Jan Usas
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Director of Programs

Beverly Burke
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Mentor Coordinator

Sheryl Verhulst
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Program Assistant

Jill Byers Koisa
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Director of Marketing & Development

Brittany Carroll
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College Success Coach

Staci VanSlambrousk
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