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Sue Finney is a long time resident of the Keys who is active in Advertising, marketing, and event planning.  She joined the Key Largo Rotary Club in 1993 and has been their Rotarian of the Year.  Sue took a break from Rotary and now is back with our club.  

We plan to make good use of Sue's talents in the runup to the Gigantic Nautical Flea Market!
 
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How would you like to dig holes in rock for a living?  Dean Eakin came to the Keys to slow down a little.  But, together with his wife Julie he is digging in at Islamorada Pools.  If you need a hole in the ground, let Dean know! 
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Anne Loveday contributes to our community in many ways and we are now happy to have captured her talents as a Rotarian.  She has served on the Village Workforce/Affordable Housing Citizens Advisory Committee and been recognized for her work there.  When she isn't volunteering, she is working at Capital Bank as a mortgage consultant. 

 
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John Gallant owns a Real Estate Brokerage, Blue 9 Realty, located in Tavernier. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and has been involved in Investment Banking. Because of his work on construction projects and humanitarian missions for Rotary International, John was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship before he even became a member of Rotary.

Over a decade ago, John ran a commercial construction company operating across the U.S. John also is a crocodile response agent for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, a member of the Board of Directors for The Keys Players and was the event lead of Upper Keys Relay for Life.  He has lived in Tavernier/Islamorada for seven years, and he is a Florida native, born in Clearwater and raised on Indian Rocks Beach.

His father, John H. Gallant, has been a Rotarian for more than 15 years and has served as a president and assistant district governor.

John can be reached at (305) 587-3663 or blue9realty@gmail.com

His business website is www.blue9realty.com
 

 
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John Sutter moved to the Upper Keys in 1979, after spending time as a professional basketball player in Italy. Once in the Keys, he worked as a fishing guide and as a mental health counselor. He has worked for the Village of Islamorada for more than 10 years as the director of Parks/Recreation and Marine Resources. In the past, Sutter also was responsible for Public Works. He lives in Tavernier with wife Michelle, and raised his four children in the Upper Keys.
Richie Russell
Richie Russell
A 1975 graduate of Coral Shores High School, Richie Russell has been an educator and coach since 1979, the past 25 years as athletic director of CSHS. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he played football (bleeds orange) on a full scholarship. A fourth-generation Islamorada resident, Russell still lives on the island with his wife Mary. They have three children.
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Willie Mitchell, also a life-long Upper Keys resident, is the owner of Mitchell’s Septic, a company started by his father Enis. Willie was a member of our club for many years, but he took some time off to focus on his business.  Now, he is back with us.  He is a graduate of Coral Shores High School, resides in Key Largo, and his two children attend college.
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Gary Mace and his wife Brenda own Conch Republic Divers in Tavernier. He is a USCG-certified captain with more than 40 years of diving experience. He is also an electrical engineer and software developer with more than 20 years in high-end technology. Mace is actively involved at Island Community Church and arranges mission trips.
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The former mayor of the Islamorada, Ted Blackburn is now retired after serving for four years on the Village Council. Prior to moving to Islamorada, he worked in finance in New York. He lives in Islamorada with his wife Sara and they have two grown sons.
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According to his wife, Wendy, Kenny Gentes plays the guitar for her practically every morning.  And yes, it makes her happy. 
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In addition to his degrees, national certifications, and deputations, Corey Bryan plays the zither. 
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In addition to a boatload of talents, Neal Boyce is a Certified Integrated Awareness Practitioner .....  
He's there if you need him!