Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in the area?
I am originally from Cleveland, but have been in Naples since middle school
Child(ren) and Age(s)?
River, 15 months
Are you involved in a business venture or corporate world? Please Share!
A business venture! I’m the Director of Naples Swim School
When did you decide you wanted to open your own swim school?
To be clear, I do not own the swim school, but I was involved with it on and off from its inception. I have been living away from Naples for a few years with my husband and am now back working with Naples Swim School!
Has swimming and athletics always been a part of your life?
Yes, I have been in swim lessons since age 4 and have been swimming ever since! I began year round competitive swimming at age 12 and continued on swimming in college for Nova Southeastern University.
What do you recommend for parents looking to get their child started with swim lessons?
It’s never too late to get started! Anyone can learn and at Naples Swim School we currently cater to ages 3 and up.
If you could give one tip to fellow Mom Entrepreneurs what would it be?
Get a great babysitter that you trust! Haha
One thing people would be surprised to know about you… I am a junk food junkie!
Ok 10 Fun LOCAL favorites – ready, go!
1 – Favorite thing to do with your kids? Can U Dig It playground
2 – Favorite coffee spot? Downtown Coffee and Wine
3 – Favorite lunch place? Sunburst Cafe
4 – Favorite beach spot? Wiggins Pass State Park
5 – Favorite date night restaurant? Rocco’s Tacos
6 – Favorite boutique? Source Clothing Company
7 – Favorite spot to grab a drink? Ceremony Brewing
8 – Who has the best bagels in town? Hole in One Bagels
9 – Best slice of pizza in town? Pizzata
10 – Favorite spot for ice cream? For Heaven Shakes
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