For Immediate Release:
August 11, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
-(EON: Enhanced Online News)– Gain:
The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Announces
New 2020 -2021 Board Members
Fort Myers, FL (August 11, 2020) – The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc., has added nine new Board Members to their Board of Directors.
The New Board Members are as follows:
Amira Fox – State Attorney 20th Judicial Court
Deana Homsi – Owner/Operator, McDonald’s
Lawrence Cremia – Chief Financial Officer, Fiber Solutions
Andrew Reddish – Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor Bank of America
Kevin Shimp – Chief Executive Office, Thomas Marine Construction
Rob Shovlin, President, NeoGenomics
Gay Thompson – President, Cement Industries
Peter Tuffo – President, Suffolk Construction
Denise Vidal, Executive Vice President/CEO, LCEC
“The Foundation does such amazing work to enhance and enrich the quality of education in Lee County. I wanted to get more personally involved, and participating as a Board member is a good way to have a positive impact on both teachers and students, stated Rob Shovlin, President of NeoGenomics.” “I look forward to contributing and working closely with Marshall, Harlan, and the rest of the Board.”
The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools provides vital resources and programs to students and educators throughout the School District of Lee County. Foundation Board Members are assigned to committees and act as liaisons to the business community and community at large through engagement and awareness.
“I’ve been a proponent of public education all my life. I went through the public school system in the northeast, and my son attended Lee County’s public schools. The School District of Lee County offers a high caliber and comprehensive education within the community. Students are able to establish a social and support network of friends, educators, and role models. I was fortunate to be involved in the education advisory committees while my son attended school”, stated Executive Vice President/CEO of LCEC, Denise Vidal. “My board involvement with The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools provides an opportunity to continue supporting such an invaluable community asset.”
The time, talent and treasure the Foundation Board gives each year helps grow programs and initiatives, which leads to more opportunities for educators and students within The School District of Lee County. The investment in supporting education makes a profound difference in the lives of our educators and students.
“I am excited to join the Board of the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools. As a 30 year resident of Southwest Florida and as State Attorney I know how important it is to provide quality public school education. I am proud to support the Foundation in their mission to enhance and enrich the quality of public education in Lee County for students and educators,” stated State Attorney, Amira Fox.
“We are so blessed to have an active and engaged Board of Directors. Each Board Member contributes a unique combination of talent and treasure that supports our mission of engaging our business community and the community at large with our students and educators. This partnership results in a vibrant and strong public education, “stated, Marshall T. Bower, Esq, President and CEO of The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools.
About The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools: The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc. is a private, 501(c)3 organization established in 1986. Its mission is to enhance and enrich the quality of public education in Lee County for students and educators through programs, resources, and experiences made possible through corporate, individual, and educational partnerships. The Foundation is rated as a Platinum 4-star nonprofit organization by Guide Star. Find us online at www.leeschoolfoundation.org, on Twitter @FoundationLCPS, and on Facebook
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