Meet the Board of Directors

Michelle Lopez McLeod


Michelle Lopez McLeod, M.B.A.
728 Old Trail Drive.

Michelle is a third generation Floridian, raised in Fort Myers. Upon graduating from Fort Myers High, Michelle attended Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana and later earned an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University. For more than 30 years, Michelle has lived and worked in the City of Naples. Michelle’s experiences range from 25 years in the hotel industry, six years in banking and four years as an elected city councilwoman for the City of Naples. Michelle currently works for Lutgert Construction and serves on boards and committees of the Women’s Foundation, Collier Coalition for Healthy Minds, Big Cypress Basin Board, Urban Land Institute,The Housing Alliance and the Venetian Bay Yacht Club. She is also a proud graduate of Leadership Collier and Leadership Florida.  

Stan Karpf

Vice President

Stan Karpf
4401 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Apt. 1608

Originally from Fairfield, Connecticut, Stan has maintained a residence in Naples for 20 years and has been a Naples resident since 2008. For the last 30 years, he has been an entrepreneur after founding Southport Sales and Marketing, an importer of cosmetic ingredients from China. Before that, he was a sales and marketing executive in the cosmetic and personal care industry. For 10 years, Stan served on the board of directors at The Monaco where he resides and was president for the last six. Additionally, he has served on various boards locally including the Gulf Shore Association of Condominiums (GSAC) where he currently is Vice President.

Laura Oscher


Laura Oscher
747 Park Shore Drive

A full-time resident of Naples, Oscher retired after an extensive career in finance, including positions with Advo Inc. and McDonnell Douglas Corp., where she was responsible for budgets, P&L statements, financial planning, strategic planning, headcount reconciliation, database management, and working with banks, auditors and boards. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from San Diego State University. Oscher also has been involved in community service with such groups as the Naples Woman’s Club; Social Service Association of Ridgewood, N.J; Junior League of Bergen County; Boys & Girls Club and National Charity League. She has become active with the Park Shore Association, serving as a Block Captain and volunteering at social events.

Karen Rowan


Karen A. Rowan
4280 Belair Lane, #D

As Senior Advisor to the Mayor of the City of Chicago and Chief Compliance Officer in the Department of Finance, Contract Review and Audit Division, Rowan has been providing strategies for contract performance and compliance monitoring to ensure the City gets what it pays for and obtains the maximum return on its $4 billion in contract spending. Karen retired from the Chicago Police Department after 22 years of service as a sworn officer and was later awarded “Woman With A Vision” by the Illinois Women’s Bar Association. After moving to Durango, CO she worked as the Director of Compliance for Axis Health System, the largest provider of healthcare in southwest Colorado. A native of Chicago, she earned her B.A. from the National College of Education in Evanston, IL and her J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in IL and CO. Rowan and her husband have been residents of Park Shore since January 2016.

Ellen Seigel

Membership Director

Ellen Seigel
3738 Rachel Lane

Ellen and her husband, Dr. Art Seigel, moved to Park Shore in 2004 and has volunteering for many religious and community organizations. Ellen is a previous Park Shore Association board member, serving as Membership Chair and President. Ellen was elected to Naples City Council in 2016 and served a four-year term. Before that, she served on the City’s Planning Advisory Board. She founded The Park Shore Fund, a charitable fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County dedicated to enhancing the Park Shore neighborhood. Prior to moving to Naples, Ellen had a career in the healthcare field working for three Connecticut HMOs.

Suzanne Klym

Membership Chair

Suzanne Klym
515 Turtle Hatch Road

Originally from a suburb of Cleveland, Klym and her husband worked their way to Florida by way of Virginia and North Carolina. She has been a Park Shore resident for nearly 16 years. Her children attended Sea Gate Elementary School where she served on the School Advisory Council for 6 years. Currently, Klym serves on the School Advisory Council at Gulfview Middle (where her youngest son is enrolled). She also is the Board for Girls on the Run of South West Florida, an after-school program for third to eighth grade girls. Klym has been a Realtor and State Certified Residential appraiser with John R. Wood Properties since 2012. Prior to that, she was a senior staff appraiser for Chubb insurance. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University.

Amy Cartwright

Amy Cartwright
4750 Whispering Pine Way

Cartwright has been a resident of Park Shore since 2002. She attended college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a BS in Economics. Her career started in pharmaceutical sales with Johnson & Johnson. A few years later, she transitioned into a career in commercial real estate in Chicago with Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler. Then, after several years in leasing and selling of industrial buildings, she was invited to work for a family self-storage business. As Acquisition Manager, she was responsible for acquiring over $100 million of self-storage in less than 18 months. Cartwright has been very involved in the local community and the Collier County Public School system while her children attended school at Seagate Elementary, Gulfview Middle and Naples High. She also has been a Block Captain for the Park Shore Association for more than 10 years. She maintains her Florida Real Estate license and currently manages a small portfolio of investment rental homes.

John Kraft

John A. Kraft, CFA
517 Turtle Hatch Road

Kraft has more than 25 years of experience in financial services, payments and fintech, including investor relations, strategy, sell-side equity research, M&A, asset management and ESG investing. He is currently Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategy for ACI Worldwide in Naples, FL. Previously, he held investment management and finance roles at D.A. Davidson & Co. in Portland, OR and Bank of America in Seattle, WA. Kraft earned his B.A. in Economics and MBA from the University of Washington. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and two-time winner of The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” as a Wall Street analyst, Angel investor and board member. Kraft and his wife have been residents of the Naples area since 2013.

Nancy Walkenhorst

Nancy E. Walkenhorst
437 Devil’s Lane

Walkenhorst has been coming to Naples since 1993 when her parents purchased a home here and became a full-time resident in 2016. After graduating from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, cum laude, she was a Professor of Nursing at Missouri Southern State College and then started a consulting business to assist hospitals with meeting continuing education goals for their staff. Walkenhorst retired from nursing in 1986. She and her husband were one of three couples that started Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School, a K-12 private school of 325 children in Joplin, Mo. Currently, she is a member and Deacon of First Presbyterian Church of Naples and volunteers at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital.

Ed Monroe

Ed Monroe
259 Colonade Circle

Ed and his wife, Carole, have been residents of Park Shore for 22 years. From 1990 to 2006, Ed was occupied as a residential real estate land developer. Prior to that, he was CEO/Owner of an apparel manufacturing firm in North Carolina. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he attended on a baseball scholarship. Ed previously served on the board of directors where he resides at The Colonade at Park Shore. He is a Certified Florida Master Gardener and a Certified Florida Master Naturalist and volunteers as a tour guide at the Naples Botanical Gardens and teaches a weekly local plant clinic giving advice on Florida friendly landscaping.

Joy Salatich

Joyce Salatich
721 Old Trail Drive.

Joyce moved to Naples with her husband, William, following an extensive corporate career. Most recently, she worked as U.S. Culinary Lead, Consumer Relationship Marketing for Kraft Foods in Glenview, IL where she led development and print execution for Food & Family magazine and led U.S. social media culinary content for Facebook, Pinterest and Google+. Before that, she served as an Assistant Manager, Kraft Kitchens for Kraft. Joyce earned her Master of Science, Consumer Economics from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.. She also holds a Bachelor of Science, Home Economics Education/Nutrition from Simmons College in Boston, MA.

Jere Kiesel

Jere R. Kiesel
4120 Belair Lane., Apt. 102

Jere and his wife, Diane, have been coming to the Park Shore area since 1976 and have owned property here since 1995. They moved here permanently in the spring of 2022. Originally from Kentucky, Jere is a former Registered Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor in that state and was President of his own civil engineering and surveying firm. During that time, he also served with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as an on-call engineer and team manager for FEMA declared disasters across the nation. Jere has served on numerous boards, including where he now resides at the Gulf Heights Condominium Association.