Mentor Connect 2022

  • 09 Jun 2022
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Gold Coast Eagle - 7051 Wireless Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240
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  • Members must log in to the website to take advantage of the member rates
  • Members must log in to the website to take advantage of the member rates
  • Registration for students 21+

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Your questions. Three mentors. One powerful event!

Registration is closed.

Are you ready for instant mentoring – and the opportunity for a long-term mentorship? Join us at Mentor Connect as a Mentee!

Are you a ready to share your experience and guide our region's next generation of professionals? 

Thursday, June 9, 2022
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Gold Coast Eagle Distributing
7051 Wireless Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240

$25 - YLA members
/ $40 - Non-members
$15 - Students (Must be 21+)

Talk to any successful professional and they’ll likely tell you they didn’t do it alone. Throughout our careers, we’re shaped by those around us. With the support of a mentor, mentees can stay focused on their career, gain confidence, attain goals, and expand their networks. A mentor will support you, cheer you on, provide feedback, share advice, and help you define and reach your goals. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to find your potential mentor!


Mentees will have the opportunity to learn from some of these experienced professionals from a diverse range of industries.


Alexandra Guanchez
Employee Benefits Advisor, Boyd Insurance & Investment Services, Inc.

Anne LeBaron
CEO, Take Stock in Children Manatee

Anthony Baldo                                                                          
Executive Director, Banker, JP Morgan Private Bank

April Ranceful
COO, First Step of Sarasota

Ashlyn McCarty
Director of Sales, Buffalo Lodging

Charlie Murphy
EVP, Market President for Sarasota and Manatee, The Bank of Tampa

Christopher Williams
Owner / Director, Aginto - A Digital Agency

Gabriele Harris
Chief Development Officer, Grapevine Communications

Holly Silver
President, Holly A Silver PC


John J Holz
Architect / Owner, PRA Plunkett Raysich Architects

Joseph Pfeiffer Sr.
Management Consultant, Workforce Optimization Solutions

Kelsey Knight    
Head of Growth, Founder, Balanced Nutritionals, Envision Business

Kent Jimison
Development Officer, Eastersels SWFL

Kristie Okon
Director of Client Relations, Grapevine Communications

Miguel Caraballo
Managing Member/Owner, Limitless Investigative Solutions, LLC

Shawna Hicks-Cranston
Owner, PostNet of Lakewood Ranch

Steve Shaw
Vice President – Sales, Hotwire Communications

Special Thanks


Our Commitment to Safety

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is committed to the health and safety of its members. As we move forward in a return to regular events, the Alliance is monitoring and following the latest direction as outlined by local, state, and federal officials. To ensure the wellbeing of yourself and fellow members, we recommend all event attendees review and follow the latest guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

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