CBIA Committees

Make your CBIA membership work for you by joining one of our many committees which is a great opportunity to volunteer and network with other CBIA members.

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Ambassador, Retention, Membership Committee (ARM)

Chairperson: Justin Finocchiaro, Liaison Technology Group
Vice-Chairperson: Ruthanne Cecchini, Daltile
Immediate Past Chairperson: Mark Monastiero, UMI – The Source
Committee Members: David Arter, Private Client Insurance Services; David Droganici, Naples Top Tech;  Christina Norbie, Fuse Specialty Appliances; Kim Schiller, Fuse Specialty Appliances; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC; Stephanie D. Whiffen, FinancialStories, Inc.

Ambassadors help with registration; and welcome and introduce new members to various events. ARM Committee meets on an ad-hoc basis, and involvement is year-round.

Finance Committee

Chairperson: Kevin Deardorff, Ceiba CPA’s & Consultants
Committee Members: Julio Barina, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction; Ron Labbe, Naples Lumber; John.Tenney, LMCU; Stephanie Whiffen, FinancialStories, Inc.

The committee members are mostly CPAs and finance professionals. Finance committee members ensure the Association’s
expenditures stay in line with the budget.
Meets every other month, third Thursday, 8:00 a.m. on Zoom.

Golf Committee

Chairperson: Jeff Sanders, Acrisure
Committee Members: Brian Fischer, Mariner Wealth Advisor; Tim Fitzgerald, The Sherwin-Williams Company; Gregg Goodmanson, Insurica; Justin Ledford, HBK CPAs & Consultants; Tammy Ryon, Acrisure; John Tenney, LMCU; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting & Roofing; Taylor Woods, California Closets; Jeff Worrel, SprayFoam Genie

Organizes the annual spring and fall golf outings, event development,  sponsorships, and awards ceremonies.
Meets February- October, during BYO lunch meetings, noon at CBIA.

City & Collier County Government Affairs Committee
Tatiana Gust

City Chairperson: Christian Andrea, Architectural Land Design, Inc.
County Chairperson: Tatiana Gust, Elite Permits, LLC
Committee Members: Dominic Amico, Agnoli Barber & Brundage; Ryan Benson, A. Vernon Allen;  Andy  Bringardner, A. Vernon Allen; Nick Kouloheras, Habitat for Humanity of C.C.; Drew Kowalczyk, Stock Development; Jon Kukk, Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A; Michelle McLeod, The Lutgert Companies; Marty Miller, Miller Construction & Engineering; Patrick Miller, Lake Michigan Credit Union; Fransesca Passidomo, Coleman, Yovanavich and Koester Law Firm; Jim Pilon, Siesky & Pilon Law Firm; Matt Sellick, Stock Development; Bill Varian, Varian Construction.

G.A. Committees strive to keep the lines of communication open between the industry and the Collier County Growth Management Division. These teams work closely with our Executive Officer to monitor local and federal legislation and provide commentary, if necessary, on pending legislation that affects the building industry. CBIA facilitates a City of Naples and Collier County Government Affairs Council Meeting generally every other month from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Zoom.

Parade of Homes Committee

Chairperson: Edis Arevalo, Lifestyle & Luxury Living /John R. Wood
Committee Members: Mike Bone, D.R.Horton; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services, Inc; David Droganici, Naples Top; Tech, LLC; Justin Finocchiaro, Liason Technology Group; Shelley Hobbs, Florida Weekly; Mark Monastiero, UMI The Source; Irma Sefa, ISBUILDARTS Architecture LLC; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting & Roofing.

Sand Dollar Committee

Chairperson: Kim Schiller, Fuse Specialty Appliances
Vice-Chairperson: Monica Lukas, Monica Lukas Design LLC.
Immediate Past Chair: Wilfredo Emanuel, Wilfredo Emanuel Designs
Committee Members: Michele Allen, Home & Design Magazine; Edis Arevalo, Lifestyle & Luxury Living/John R. Wood; Liz Biswurm, Build Magazine; Robyn Bonaquist, B-Squared Advertising; Ruthanne Cecchini, Daltile; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; David Droganici, Naples Top Tech, LLC; Liz Goodman, Florida Design; Gregg Goodmanson, Insurica; Cheryl Jost, Ryan David Homes; Devin Marchesiello, ProFloors & Cabinets; Shelley McCormick, Design + Decor; Mark Monastiero, UMI The Source; Danielle Poe, North Naples Luxury Estate/John R. Wood; Jen Rendon, Wilson Lighting; Meghan Sampson, Cardamon Design; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky Furniture & Interiors; Kathy Smart, PBS Contractors; Lynne Stambouly, Illuminated Design; Diane Torrisi, Diane Torrisi Designs; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting & Roofing

Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of the annual Sand Dollar Awards. Meetings are scheduled monthly, January – October 2024, the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at CBIA.
Committee dates: January – October.

Toy Drive Committee

Chairperson: Meegan Wyatt, Naples Illustrated
Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of the annual Toy Drive, which includes helping with sponsorships, wrapping and delivering boxes to member locations, sorting toys, preparing staff gifts, shopping for toys, helping give toys out at each of the designated schools.
Committee dates: June – December.