Naples Therapeutic Riding Center (NTRC), a non-profit organization providing therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-facilitated group services to children and adults with physical, social and mental health needs, has welcomed Jeff Jerome to the Board of Directors.
Jerome is the Director of Marketing and Sales for Shula’s Steak House. He and Shula’s Steak House have supported NTRC for more than four years providing sponsorship and in-kind catering services for many of their fundraising events including their signature event held every November, The Bootstrap Boogie Barn Dance, that feeds more than 500 attendees, and their Kentucky Derby Party.
A resident of Southwest Florida for more that 25 years, Jerome has always recognized the importance of giving back to the community and supports various local charities. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Collier Child Care Resources, and is President of NAPLES Group, a local networking organization, who presented him with the “Lizzy Award”/Member of the Year by his peers. He is the Past President for the Advisory Board for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and remains an active Wish Granter. He also serves as an Ambassador for the Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Collier Building Industry Association. Previously, Jerome served as Committee Chair for Scene to Be Seen, a runway art show benefiting Naples Art.
Jerome is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Collier.