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. Download the CBIA committee application form today or contact us for further information.

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Ambassador Retention Membership Committee (ARM)

2020 Chairperson: Lily Llerena, Maxwell Mortgage Team
Committee members: Amanda Arnold, All About Closets; David Arter, Private Client  Insurance Services; Kathy Bamberg, Lutgert Insurance; Ryan Cosgrave, Accent Business Products; Marc Gliatas, Beattie Development Corp.; Madalina Goia, Goia Architecture;  Jeff Jerome, Hilton Naples; Maria Gonzalez, H.E.L.P; Heather Holland, All About Closets; Scott Levy, Spectrum Signworks; Karen Nagy, Business Technology Insight; Nick Radick, Knauf-Koenig Group; Kim Schiller, Fuse Specialty Appliances; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC; Sharon Zuccaro, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

ARM Committee members act as ambassadors welcoming and introducing new members to our leadership at various events. ARM Committee meets on an ad-hoc basis. Meets Quarterly at Shula’s following CBIA “New Member Orientation Breakfast.

Year round involvement


Finance Committee

2020 Chairperson: Kevin Deardorff, Waldrop Engineering
Committee Members: Julio Barina, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright; Ryan Benson, A Vernon Allen; Scott Koenig, First FL Integrity Bank; Ron Labbe, Naples Lumber; Dave Weston, Naples Lumber; Stephanie Whiffen, Ameris Bank Mortgage; John Williams, RWA Inc;

Finance committee members ensure the Association’s expenditures stay in line with the budget. Made up of member CPA’s and finance professionals and meets every month throughout the year. Meets monthly: Third Thursday of each month 8:00 a.m. at CBIA


Golf Committee

2020 Chairperson: Tammy Delgado, Gulfshore Insurance
Immediate Past Chair: David Strickland, Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers
Committee Members: Ben Buemi, HBK CPAs & Consultants; Sheila Hoover, Option 3 Interiors; Lily Llrena, Maxwell Mortgage Team; Nick Radick, Knauf-Koenig Group; Kristi Tuffo, All About Closets; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC; Bridget Wallen, Builders Glass of Bonita; Michael Watkins, UMI; Taylor Woods, California Closets.

Organizes the annual spring and summer golf outings, assists with sponsorships, companion buffet lunches and awards ceremonies. BYO lunch meetings at CBIA.

Committee dates: February- August 2020


Collier County Government Affairs Committee

Chairperson: Tatiana Gust, Elite Consulting of SW FL
Committee Members: Dominic Amico, Agnoli Barber & Brundage; Ryan Benson, A Vernon Allen; Scott Levy , Spectrum Signs; Marty Miller, Miller Construction & Engineering; Patrick Miller, Lake Michigan Credit Union; Patrick Neale, Attorney; Tarah R. Orme, Above All Roofing; Jim Pilon, Siesky & Pilon Law Firm; John Williams, RWA, Inc; Al Zichella, London Bay.

City of Naples Government Affairs Committee

Chairperson: Christian Andrea, Architectural Land Design, Inc.
Committee Members: Ryan Benson, A Vernon Allen; Andy  Bringardner, A Vernon Allen; Tatiana Gust, Elite Consulting of SW FL; Livia Goia, Goia Architecture; Jon Kukk, Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A.; Fransesca Passidomo, Coleman, Yovanavich and Koester Law Firm; Al Zichella, London Bay.

G.A. Committees strive to keep the lines of communication open between the industry and Collier County Growth Management Division. These teams work closely with our Executive Officer to monitor local and federal legislation and provides commentary, if necessary, on pending legislation that affects the building industry. CBIA facilitates a City of Naples and Collier County Government Affairs Council Meets generally the third Thursday of the month 4-5:00 p.m. at CBIA.


Parade of Homes Committee

2020 Chairperson: ; Kerry Shields, Florida Gulf Coast University
Immediate Past Chair: Paul Messino, Business Technology Insight
Committee Members: Jimmy Borden, FL Star Construction; Jo Carter, Vogue Interior Design ; Sara Costa, All About Closets; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services Inc.; Jennifer Evans, Home & Design Magazine; Madalina Goia, Goia Architecture; Scott Levy, Spectrum Signworks; Lily Llerena, Maxwell Mortgage Team; Shelley McCormick, Design + Decor;  Brittany Molandes, Romanza; Heather Patton, Naples Daily News; Jen Rendon, Marble Restoration; Gaby Saad, Real Wood Floors;    Heather Thompson, iStar/Naples Reserve; Daniela Tombion, Fully Promoted; Regina Toops, D.R. Horton; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting, LLC;  Paola Velazquez, Judith’s Cleaning Services;

CBIA annually presents the  multi-site parade in Naples’ finest
communities. The multi-site showcase of new homes represents newly constructed homes/communities throughout the County. Committee members assist with recruiting sponsors and builder participants, selecting judges, and writing TV and radio commercials. Meets once a month at 4-4:45p.m. at CBIA.

Committee dates: October 2019 – March 2020


Sand Dollar Committee

2020 Chairperson: Erin Otterbeck,Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild
Vice-Chairperson: Lynne Stambouly, Illuminated Design
Immediate Past-Chair: Jackie Nelson, Clive Daniel Home

Committee members: Liz Bizwurm, Build Magazine; Robyn Bonaquist, B Squared Advertising; Jo Carter, Vogue Design Interior; Jimmy Borden, FL Star Construction; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Wilfredo Emanuel, Wilfredo Emanuel Designs; Emily Fitzgerald, Home & Design Magazine; Karen Gomez, Richlin International; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Cheryl Jost, Ceramic Matrix; Lily Llerena, Maxwell Mortgage Team; Shelley McCormick, Design + Decor; Janelle McVay, Soaring Lens; Andrea Pelletier, Gulfshore Insurance; Rendon, Marble Restoration; Sherri Rozzi, Dwayne Bergmann Interiors; Gaby Saad, Real Wood Floors; Ashley Santiago, USA Waste; Kim Schiller, Fuse Specialty Appliances; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky Furnture & Interiors; Kerry Shields, Florida Gulf Coast University; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting, LLC; Taylor Weber, Calusa Bay Design; Amy Wilson, All About Closets.

Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of annual Sand Dollar awards. Meetings are scheduled monthly, January – October 2020, the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30-10:15 a.m..

Committee dates: January – October 2020


Toy Drive Committee

Chairperson: Kaleigh Grover (Naples Illustrated)

Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of annual Toy Drive which includes helping with sponsorship’s, 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 2020