The Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council enjoys a very diverse membership which greatly enhances the experience for all members. The council draws participation from all types of non-profit organizations and for-profit firms and companies with an interest in creating and supporting philanthropy in Collier County and Southwest Florida.

The Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council is a member  of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. The Board of Directors are nominated and elected by the membership on an annual basis.

Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council Officers and Board Members

Eileen Connolly Keesler
Community Foundation of Collier County

Mark Matos
HBKS Wealth

Vice President-Membership
Barbara Evans
Grace Place for Children and Families

Vice President-Programs
Dawn Jones
NCH Healthcare Foundation

Anne Frazier
Lee Health Systems


Matthew Foss, CRPC
RBC Wealth Management

Juan Bendeck
Hahn Loeser

Kim Dillion
Quarles & Brady LLP

Adam C. Kerlek Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Ryan Kinser
UBS Financial Services, Inc.




Aaron Lapp
AFP President
Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Elizabeth Morano, CFRE

Bill Rice
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)


Marci Seamples, IOM, CFRE
Naples Zoo

Laura Simmelink
Immokalee Foundation

Noreen Thomas
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Hodges University