When Nikkie Dvorchak cares about a cause, she jumps right in. She’s a part of several committees, including the events and outing and diversity outreach committees of Leadership Collier Foundation, and the mission and outreach committee of the American Red Cross. She’s also the co-chair of the 2019 Zoobilee event, benefitting the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens.

The 2017 Growing Associates in Naples graduate also volunteered to help injured animals at von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, participated as an auction spotter with Scott Robertson Auctioneer and joined panels that taught how to conduct successful fundraisers.

“I have always been willing to try, to step up, to take on a new challenge or opportunity,” Dvorchak says.  “I think it is important to put yourself out there and take each experience you are given as a chance to learn and grow, both professionally and personally.”

Dvorchak and her husband, Mike, have two young boys, Talon and Dax. She’s a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoys spending time at the beach, cooking, trying new restaurants, good wine and learning new things.