Executive Director

Bruce Barone, Jr.

General Inquires


Originally from Stamford CT, Mr. Barone has been a resident of Naples for over 18 years.  He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a focus on History and went on to earn a master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Miami.  Most recently attending Harvard’s School of Design Executive Education program to study Urban Retail Policy and Design.

Mr. Barone has an extensive background in new media, PR, and design, with experience developing and deploying marketing and advertising campaigns on a regional and national level.

Recent highlights include:

  • Gulfshore Business - 40 Under 40 - Class of 2018
  • Florida Gulf Coast University - Alumni of Distinction in 2018 & 2019
  • Naples Daily News – "Top 10 People to Watch in 2018"
  • Youngest member of the Naples Chapter of Legatus International

Most importantly, Bruce has been married to Lauren Barone for eight years, and they have two sons, Bruce Barone III (age 4) and Henry James Barone (age 6 months).