Four Named to International College Leadership PostsFour Named to International College Leadership Posts
International College has appointed three new members to its President’s Council in Naples and elected one new member to its Board of Trustees.
“As the College continues to grow and flourish, so does our leadership,” said International College President Terry P. McMahan. “All four appointees will be outstanding assets to our organization. They all are dedicated, involved, and experts in their fields. They will help make a difference in continued success for International College.”
Elected to the International College Board of Trustees, the governing board responsible for policy-making decisions, is:
James C. Stamper, Ed.D., Professor of Education and Director of Field Experiences at Belmont University, Nashville. Stamper has 37 years of experience in the education field, both in the higher and secondary levels. He also serves as a member and chair of off-site team accreditation visits and evaluations on behalf of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and he consults with various colleges and universities regarding curriculum enhancement and accreditation visit preparation. Stamper is a member of the Association of Teacher Educators, Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society in History, and Kappa Delta Phi Honor Society in Education. Stamper has held the title of Outstanding Elementary Teachers of America and “Personalities of the South.” He holds a bachelor’s degree in History and English from Carson-Newmann College, a master’s degree in History from the University of Tennessee, a doctoral degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction with minors in Educational Administration & Supervision and Educational Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a Certificate of Completion from Harvard University Institute for Educational Management.
Those named to the International College President’s Council, which assists the College in development and fundraising projects, are:
Timothy R. Parry, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Health Management Associates, Inc. (HMA). Parry, of Naples, joined HMA in February 1996. Previously, he was a partner in a private practice in Naples. He was also a partner for 12 years with Harter, Secrest & Emery, a 100-lawyer, Rochester, NY-based law firm, where he handled legal matters for clients in the areas of healthcare, general corporate, securities, business litigation, and banking law. Parry also worked as a federal law clerk for a U.S. District Court judge in the southern district of Ohio, and he served as an assistant Ohio Attorney General, working on numerous healthcare and securities law regulatory matters. Parry is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Florida Bar’s Health Law Section, and is the former chairman of the Florida Bar’s Health Care Facilities Division. He received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and a law degree from the University of Cincinnati.
Joseph Wheeler, Southwest Florida Area Executive of IronStone Bank. Wheeler, of Bonita Springs, joined IronStone Bank in 2001 when it was previously Atlantic States Bank. Prior to IronStone, Wheeler was President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Bank in Pinellas County. Wheeler, a Leadership Collier County Alumnus, is an executive manager who has specialized in building profitable banking companies for the past 31 years. He currently serves on the Neighborhood Lending Partners of Southwest Florida Advisory Board, the Florida Bankers Association Government Relations Committee, the Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board’s Board & Finance Committee, the Southwest Florida Chamber of Commerce Board & Executive Committee, and the Government Relations Committee of the Florida Bankers Association. Wheeler’s civic duties include membership on Lee Memorial Health System’s Lee Cancer Care Advisory Board, the Workforce Development Board of Southwest Florida, the Neighborhood Lending Partners Board, and the United Arts Council of Collier County’s Corporate Advisors Group. He attended the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, St. Bonnaventure University in New York and has extensive executive-level training.
Casey Wolff, Esq., Attorney and Counselor At Law with Paulich, Slack & Wolff in Naples. Wolff joined Paulich, Slack & Wolff in 1993 and specializes in the areas of immigration, naturalization and international transactions; commercial real estate; corporate organizations and business practice. Previously, Wolff counseled with Grady & Associates in the areas of securities arbitration and litigation, real estate, commercial transactions and corporate finance. He also practiced law independently in Pennsylvania from 1978 to 1992. Wolff, a Leadership Collier alumnus, is a member of The Florida Bar Association, the Collier County Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Allegheny County (PA) Bar Association. His civic duties include St. Matthew’s House Task Force for the Homeless, Affordable Housing Commission, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Wolff teaches immigration at the Renaissance Academy. He earned an associates degree in Biology from the Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Law.
International College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. It has campuses in Naples and Fort Myers, and learning sites in Sarasota as well as Charlotte, Pasco, and Hernando Counties. For more information, call 513-1122 in Naples or 482-0019 in Fort Myers.