Super Men

2018 Super Men

These five worthy standouts may not be gentlemen spies, but they’re willing to bet on Naples and devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in our community. Click on their photos below to learn more.

These five worthy standouts may not be gentlemen spies, but they’re willing to bet on Naples and devote their time, resources, and
talents to raising the stakes in our community

Jeffery Binder, 2018 Super Man

Binder is one of five worthy standouts that devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in the Naples community.

Photo by Vanessa Rogers From the moment Jeffrey Binder stepped onto a Broadway stage, he felt a sense of belonging to something greater than himself. He pursued that feeling for 15 years, starting with the Tony Award–winning play Side Man in New York and London. During this time, he also played Zazu the Bird in The Lion King, Mr. Banks…

Joel Waltzer, 2018 Super Man

Waltzer is one of five worthy standouts that devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in the Naples community.

Waltzer is one of five worthy standouts that devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in the Naples community.

Tim Cartwright, 2018 Super Man

Cartwright is one of five worthy standouts that devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in the Naples community.

Photo by Vanessa Rogers As chairman of the Tamiami Angel Funds, which supports Florida-based startup businesses, Tim Cartwright’s efforts have greatly improved the lives of Immokalee residents and its economy. Last year, he was instrumental in the creation of Collier County’s first impact investment initiative, the Tamiami Angels Charitable Investor Program, which allows investors to donate to the Community Foundation…

Patrick O’Connor, 2018 Super Man

O'Connor is one of five worthy standouts that devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in the Naples community.

Photography by Vanessa Rogers Patrick O’Connor finds his greatest fulfillment when the efforts of a good deed come to fruition. A resident of North Naples for 20 years, he has served as chair of the Do the Right Thing program, vice president of the Collier County 100 Club, a guardian for the Collier County Honor Flight, and was named Outstanding…

Jim Bloom, 2018 Super Man

Bloom is one of five worthy standouts that devote their time, resources, and talents to raising the stakes in the Naples community.

Photograph by Vanessa Rogers A self-described “refined country boy,” Jim Bloom has served Collier County for more than 20 years. As chief of operations for the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Bloom deals with crises on a daily basis but credits the strength of citizens for getting through tough times, like last year’s Hurricane Irma. “I realized it was the members…