A New York native, Shanna Davies is an executive director in the Naples office of J.P. Morgan Private Bank, advising families, foundations and endowments as a Certified Financial PlannerTM. She also loves doing her part to serve and lead her community.

“My most meaningful community endeavor is my current role as president of the board of directors of Humane Society Naples (HSN),” she says. “We have worked hard to successfully navigate the pandemic, creatively implemented innovative fundraising techniques and advanced HSN’s mission. We’ve also established HSN’s next generation group, Pawfessionals, and created the annual Bow Wow Brunch.”

Davies and her peers also co-founded the “Young Professionals Season Kickoff Event,” an integral part of the fundraising calendar for the next generation of leaders. She also supports her church, Trinity-By-The Cove, the Leadership Collier Foundation and the David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health.

What are your future aspirations?

To continue advocating for nonprofits in this town like Humane Society Naples and helping to set the standard for giving back with millennials. And to make Southwest Florida an even greater place to raise a family. We’ve done so much over the years to change the dynamic of a retirement destination to also be a first-choice destination for families. More can be done to make Naples even more fun, kid-friendly and family oriented.