Join Florida's SBDC for the fourth annual Distinguished Entrepreneur Awards and Dinner presentation to recognize and celebrate the spirit and the success of entrepreneurs throughout SW Florida!
Guest Speaker will be Michael Wynn. Michael is a native of Naples, FL and Chairman of the Wynn Family Board of Directors and President of the chain of Sunshine Ace Hardware stores. He has spent his career working to honor the tradition of community involvement and customer service his family began back in 1938 when they first arrived in Naples. Michael is a committed volunteer in the business and civic community of Southwest Florida. He is the Immediate Past-Chair of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, Co-Founder of the Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy; served as a Trustee for the YMCA of the Palms; was recognized in 2009 as one of Gulfshore Busin
ess’ Forty under Forty; received the 2010 Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award, and was also the 2010 YMCA Volunteer of the Year. The culture of innovation and values that Michael has fostered at Sunshine has been recognized locally and nationally. He was a 2014 state finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award; received the National Retail Hardware Association’s Top Gun award in 2014; and is a recipient of the Uncommon Friends Award for Business Ethics. He is a member of the SWFL Junior Achievement Hall of Fame, a proud member of Vistage, a 2008 graduate of Leadership Collier and a 2012 graduate of Leadership Florida. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida and an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University. Michael and his wife Paula have two daughters, Sydney and Olivia.
Time/Duration: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – 3 Hour(s)
Location: Hyatt Regency at Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs FL 34134