SAVE THE DATE: 40th Anniversary Gala 'Back to the 70's" May 3, 2019. ROCK ON!
The Mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition. Visit https://www.abwa.org
We meet monthly, on the 2nd Tuesday. Networking starts at 5:30 PM, with business dinner, speaker, and discussion from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM. Locations can vary; visit https://ABWASanibelCaptiva.Eventbrite.com for more information and to register.
JODI SUSKIND has been a member of ABWA for two years. She has previously served as Vice President of the Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter. Jodi is the Chapter's current Woman of the Year, and was recently named the 2018 Woman of the Year for ABWA's Southwest Florida Council. Jodi is a financial representative with Thrivent Financial
ERIN WHITE has been with ABWA since 2014. She has served as the Chapter's webmaster, handling PR and social media as well. Erin served on the formation team for the new Imperial River Chapter, covering Estero and Bonita Springs. She is the current Financial Officer for ABWA's Southwest Florida Council. Erin is the owner of Paradise Coast Consulting.
GABRIELA BELL, otherwise known as Gabby, joined the Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter about two years ago. This is her first term as Treasurer, and it is her first ABWA Executive Board position. A resident of Sanibel Island, Gabby is currently employed at the Sanibel Captiva Community Bank.
MARLETTA SHORT is our current Secretary, a role she has held in previous years. She is a past ABWA Sanibel Captiva Woman of the Year, and has also served as Fundraising Chair. Marletta lives and works on Sanibel Island, currently as an insurance agent with Island Insurance Services.
Collectively, we inspire each other to learn, grow, and make a lifetime of new connections
KELLEY LAIRD has been a member of ABWA for four years. She has served as Vice President as well as President. Kelley's career has taken her from the hospitality industry to her current role as a loan originator for Marketplace Home Mortgage.