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Barron Collier Companies Employees Selected For 2018 Gain Leadership Class

NAPLES, FL., — January 3, 2018 – Barron Collier Companies announces two of its employees, Austin Howell and Stephen Massie, being named to the 2018 Growing Associates in Naples (GAIN) Leadership Class. According to the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, GAIN is a program specially designed for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County of ages 21-40 building stronger, more aware leaders and fostering strong business connections. Austin Howell, a team member for four years, is an analyst for Barron Collier Companies and Stephen Massie joined Barron Collier Companies in 2013 as the sales manager for Collier Family Farms, a Barron Collier Companies owned business.

“We encourage all of our team members to participate in local, regional, and state leadership programs,” comments Barron Collier Companies CEO Blake Gable. “We believe that business connections extend beyond our four walls and that we can all learn by spending time with other professionals in various industries.”


Barron Collier Companies is one of the largest diversified companies in Florida dedicated to the responsible development, management, and stewardship of numerous land holdings.  Led by the Collier family, with roots tracing back one hundred years to Collier county founder Barron G. Collier, Barron Collier Companies pursues its vision for Southwest Florida with successful enterprises in several areas including agriculture, land development and mineral management. For more information, please visit or call 239-262-2600.