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Board Members

Executive Committee

President
John R. Wright (puntagordachamber.com)
PG Chamber of Commerce
(941) 639-3720

Chair Elect
Melanie Markel
Array of Cabinets, Inc.
(941) 979-2894

Cherie GeorgeSecretary
Cherie George
Gettel of Charlotte County
(941) 639-1155

Mike Martin, PGCC Board President, 2016-2017Past Chair
Mike Martin
State Farm Insurance
(941) 505-2550

3f78b5f1Chair
Sue Randall
Village Fish Market
(941) 639 7959

Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Board membersVice Chair
Debra Trenholm
Residential Real Estate App.
(815) 543-9472

Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Board membersTreasurer
Catherine Perry
Simply Sweet / Beach Bums
(941) 347-7322

Directors

Executive image of June Amara, Board Member Punta Gorda Chamber of CommerceJune Amara
Creative Window Treatments
(941) 637-0015

Marjorie Benson
Friendly Floors
(941) 624-0077

leslie-pethLeslee Carter Gilstad
FCM Land
(409) 790-3010

craig-holtCraig Holt
FourPoints by Sheraton Punta Gorda
(941) 637-6770

Jerry Presseller
Downtown Merchants Association
(941) 639-3956

Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Board membersBrian Beane
Presley Beane Financial Services
( 941) 637-7748

Claudia BruceClaudia Bruce
Peace River Distributing
(941) 637-9799

michael-haymansMichael P. Haymans
Attorney at Law, P. A.
(941) 575-0007

Debi Malinoski
HipNotique
(941) 347 7250

Denis G. Wright, Ph.D.
Florida SouthWestern State College
(941) 637-5682

Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Board membersJacqueline Benjamin
Charlotte State Bank & Trust
(941) 235-4444

Keith CallaghanKeith Callaghan
Lee Health Foundation
(239) 343-6077

paula-hynactkPaula Hnatyk, R.Ph.
Medicine Shoppe Punta Gorda
(941) 505 1095

Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Board membersDanny Nix
Nix & Associates Realestate, LLC
941-225-4463

Associate Directors

eric-bretanEric Bretan
Rick’s Estate Jewelers & Buyers
941-347-7688

Executive photo of Drew Emery, associate director for the Punta Gorda Chamber of CommerceDrew Emery
Bayfront Punta Gorda
(941) 693-3131

Jim SproulJim Sproul
Edward Jones Investments
941-743-4121

Past Chairs

2016-2017 Mike Martin
2015-2016
Brenda Lynch
2014-2015 Della Booth
2013-2014 Jose Morillo, Ron Monck, Della Booth
2012-2013 Ron Monck
2011-2012 Ed Wotitzky
2010-2011 Dorothy Strunk
2009-2010 Ron Olsen
2008-2009 Kathy Silverberg
2007-2008 Rick Wright
2006-2007 Patti Pierron
2005-2006 James Roland
2005-2004 Glenn Larson
Chair Emeritus Connie Kantor

Ex-Officio Appointees

  • Punta Gorda Police Dept.
  • Chief Ray Briggs – Punta Gorda Fire Dept.
  • Howard Kunik – Punta Gorda City Manager
  • Nancy Johnson – TEAM Punta Gorda
  • James Parish – Charlotte County Airport Authority
  • Kim Amontree – Charlotte County School Board
 
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