Government Relations Attorney, Anthony P. Pires, Jr. of Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, PA (WPL) presented the Local Government Day segment to the Class of 2022 of Associated Leadership Collier of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Napoli. Associate Leadership Collier is a program specifically designed for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County between the ages of 21 and 40. The program is run by the Chamber, of which Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, PA is a member.
Through hands-on experiences and exclusive behind-the-scenes sessions, attendees explore local government, education, economic development, the arts, and more. Class members will also hear from experienced regional leaders who address the greatest opportunities and challenges in our community. With the benefit of new perspectives and new relationships, participants are ready to take their place as the next generation of community leaders in our community.
He talks about being part of this program and what it means to connect with like-minded leaders.
“It is an honor to speak in front of all of these exceptional individuals who will undoubtedly shape our future here in Southwest Florida and beyond. I look forward to hearing about the wonderful accomplishments of these attendees,” says- he.
WPL attorney Zachary W. Lombardo is a recent Associate Leadership Collier graduate and is currently one of the session chairs for the Class of 2022, and attorney Craig R. Woodward and Christopher Lombardo are alumni Leadership Collier graduates.
Anthony (Tony) P. Pires, Jr. is a partner at Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, PA in the Naples office. He serves clients in Collier and Lee counties in local government law, municipal law, land use and zoning law, and administrative law. Tony has been a Board Certified Specialist (BCS) in City, County, and Local Government Law by the Florida Bar since 1998. Previously, Tony served as an Assistant County Attorney and Assistant State Attorney for the Twentieth Circuit Florida judiciary.