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Southwest Florida is working to improve college and career readiness

By: Christine Ross, MBA, MS, CCE, IOM, President & CEO, Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director, Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council I want to highlight the FutureMakers Coalition’s work this week.  This is a wonderful five county effort to improve students’ prospects to achieve post-secondary employment and a career path that […]

Retaining Our Local Workforce

By: Christine Ross, MBA, MS, CCE, IOM, President & CEO, Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director, Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council I’d like to tell you a little about a program we’ve recently launched to support regional workforce retention efforts. The Relocating Partner Assistance Program will support employers that are having […]

Southwest Florida’s Growing Tech Sector

By: Christine Ross, MBA, MS, CCE, IOM, President & CEO, Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director, Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council This week I’d to shine a light on the blossoming tech sector in Southwest Florida.  Each week I meet another young software, web, or development company looking to figure out […]

Let’s join together to support a high school in Bonita Springs

By: Christine Ross, MBA, MS, CCE, IOM, President & CEO, Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director, Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council There has been a lot of discussion about a High School for Bonita Springs. Some of it reasonable and rational, some not.   If you have paid attention to news reports […]