A fifth-generation Floridian, Kylen Moran returned to her hometown of Naples after graduating cum laude from Williams College and earning her MBA at Columbia Uni­versity. Now serving as senior vice president of Investments for Moran Wealth Management, she’s also invested in her own community.

“I have volunteered and helped raise money for the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) and helped establish NCEF’s Friends of the Foundation,” she says. “I also created and co-chaired their Friends of the Foundation inaugural event.”

Moran’s other philanthropic work includes serving as a member of the Naples Junior Women’s Club and the United Arts Council. She is also a Growing Associates in Naples (GAIN) 2014 member, is fluent in French and Italian, and is currently learning Spanish.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

It’s better to regret something you did, than something you didn’t do.