While Calli Johnson is best known as the wine steward and fourth-generation owner-operator of Bailey’s General Store, her work actually takes her all over Sanibel Island. In fact, finding the perfect bottle of wine for her customers is just a small part of her duties overseeing the Bailey’s General Store family of companies.
“I work alongside a diverse team of staff to serve guests at Island Cinema, the Island Store on Captiva, Bailey’s Marketplace at Sundial Resort & Spa and Bailey’s Center,” she says. “I also enjoy serving on several nonprofit boards, including the Sanibel Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties.”
When not working, Johnson also teaches scuba diving as the dive safety officer at Florida Gulf Coast University.
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