CCMS is excited to announce that Executive Director April Donahue has been accepted to the 38th Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class. The program seeks to identify those individuals most likely to utilize their leadership abilities for the long-term benefit of Florida.

For the last 37 years, between 40 and 70 leaders have been chosen annually to participate in Leadership Florida’s Cornerstone Class. The eight-month program consists of five two and three-day sessions held in cities throughout the state. The sessions include programming on issues critical to Florida, leadership skills assessment and training, and relevant information on Florida’s history, demography, diversities, and opportunities.

Donahue, a graduate of Leadership Collier 2017 and Growing Associates in Naples 2013, joined CCMS in 2013. Her previous work experience includes the Hawaii Medical Association and the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office. She is 2018-19 chair of the Conference of Florida Medical Society Executives and 2018-19 board member for the Florida Medical Association, a board member of the Physician Led Access Network of Collier County, and was recognized as the Leadership Collier Foundation 2018 Volunteer of the Year. Donahue was born in Rochester, Indiana and graduated from DePauw University.