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September 24, 2019 

Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail North

5:15 pm – 5:55 pm Meet & Greet in lobby

6:00 to 7:45 Meeting

Effective Leadership

Presented by

Kelly Townsend – Townsend Consulting Group

Learn helpful tips from our expert about how to assume leadership roles and be effective in managing those people and  tasks. Kelly will talk about how a leader addresses difficult situations and hold people to account

Having spent more than 25 years in the business world and 20 years coaching and training in Ontology (the study of being), Kelly Townsend has a solid foundation of experience in sales, business development, leadership development and team alignment -and she is passionately committed to the success and empowerment of her clients.

As a partner to her clients in the healthcare, legal and financial service industries across the United States, Kelly specializes in bringing a powerful listening to what is needed to take performance to the next level. She believes in what’s possible — so much so, that she refuses to let organizations be stopped by barriers and sees their possibility as something greater than what their current predictable level of performance would dictate.

Her team at Townsend Consulting Group, Inc., successfully guides executives, entrepreneurs and corporations in creating vital, flourishing environments with an organizational design where collaboration and teamwork naturally occur. An expert in leadership development, team building and management effectiveness, Kelly leads seminars and workshops for thousands of people with topics in organizational transformation, vision, integrity and communication.

She currently also serves as keynote speaker for a variety of conferences.Kelly is a former graduate of Collier Leadership Institute, Past President of the Rotary Club of Marco Island, Past Board Member of the David Lawrence Center, Current Board Member for the League of Courageous Women, Current Board Member and a regular contributing writer for è Bella Magazine.


Our featured  Business of the Month member is: Nancy Joseph

Check out their information at http://abwaneapolitan.org/member-business-of-the-month/


 Salad : Baby spinach salad, pickled sweet red onions, goat cheese and bacon vinaigrette (GF)

Entrée:  Grilled New York long island strip steak, pomme puree, market vegetables, pinot noir sauce (GF w/o sauce

Dessert: Vanilla bean Creme Brulee w/ raspberry sauce


Salad: Baby spinach salad, pickled sweet red onions, goat cheese and bacon vinaigrette (GF) 

Entrée:  Grilled Vegetable plate – assorted in season grilled vegetables and rice (Vegetarian)

Dessert: Fresh Sliced Fruit

ABWA Member  $39 Reserve through our automated system.

ABWA Guest $43  Reserve through our automated system.

Reservation Deadline Friday, September 20, 2019 at NOON.  The reservation system on Eventbrite will close at noon.   A $5 SURCHARGE for late reservations will be charged and no guarantee space will be available.  RESERVE NOW PLEASE – NOTE, NO REFUNDS

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Dulce Gonell our Hospitality Chair at 239-776-2146 </span  “>djgonell [at] gmail [dot] com .