Michele Harrison, Vice President of Sales for Gates McVey Capital Group, LLC, has been appointed as President for the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) for 2007.
Currently, Harrison serves as Builder Vice President of CBIA; the largest single county builders association in the state of Florida, with over 1400 members and 884 associate members. Michele's experience in the building, development and real estate industries of Southwest Florida, along with her many years as a member of CBIA, have garnered the respect and recommendations by her colleagues in the industry to position her as the perfect candidate for this position.
Harrison comes to Gates McVey with an extensive background of sales and marketing management, and in developing and selling planned communities, as well as packaging sales and marketing programs associated with those communities.
"Michele's knowledge and experience in the building, development and real estate industry, coupled with her extensive network of contacts will be a valuable asset to CBIA in the coming year", commented Todd Gates, President and CEO of Gates McVey.
Michele is an immediate past president of the Naples Area Board of Realtors. In addition, Michele is on the Board of Directors for the Florida Home Builders Association and the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Realtors, and also the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.
Michele's past awards include Sand Dollar, Pinnacle and Southeast Builders Conference Excel Awards for Sales and Marketing Director. Michele has a Master's of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Marketing from International College.
Based in Naples, Gates McVey is Southwest Florida's premier, fully integrated construction, development and Real Estate Services Company. For more information on Gates McVey, call (239) 593-3777.