Red Shoe Society
Jaimee Thompson- President
Jaimee Thompson is often known as the face of Abby Services. She has been with Abby Services for over a decade and works hard to promote the professional In-Home Care services they offer. She is proud of the fair and honest service her company has become known for since 1997. Although Jaimee grew up outside of Pittsburgh, she moved to Fort Myers in 1995 with her family. She graduated from Cypress Lake High School and definitely now considers Fort Myers home. She is married and has toddler twins. Jaimee is so excited to be a part of The Red Shoe Society and to be able to give back to her community. “One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.”
Shavon Chester- Vice President
Shavon Chester has a passion for the Ronald McDonald House that began 4 years ago when her company, the Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Cape Coral came into the House to cook a meal for the families. “Even though I do not personally have children, the mission and vision of RMHSWFL is close to my heart.” Shavon also loves the elderly, which lead to her long career in healthcare. She found her fit when she joined the Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Cape Coral, a subsidiary of a not for profit facility that specializes in Skilled Nursing. “Through my professional career with Cape Rehab, and my Volunteer work with Ronald McDonald house, I am getting the best of both worlds! The young generation and the older!”. When Shavon is not working or volunteering, she is busy with other volunteer organizations that she belongs to: Junior League of Fort Myers, SIYA (Supporting Independent Young Adults) CAMEO (Co-operative Associates Marketing Elderly Options) and the Dr. Ella Piper Senior Center for Social Services.
Jessica Steinberg- Secretary (Bio coming soon!)
Paul Milford- Treasurer/Communications
Paul C. Milford is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida and works with children who have special health care needs. In his current role at Children’s Medical Services, Paul provides services to a broad range of pediatric patients and their families, including supportive counseling, disease management, and care coordination to improve health outcomes and quality of life. Paul has many clients who have been positively impacted by the Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida and was excited to help give back by joining the Red Shoe Society in 2015. Paul joined the Board as Communications Co-Chair in 2016, managing the group’s Twitter and Instagram accounts. Paul has lived in Southwest Florida since 2007 and holds a Bachelor of Psychology degree from Florida Gulf Coast University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Florida.
Kelly Lean- Membership Co-Chair
My name is Kelly Lean and I’m from Lexington Kentucky. I moved to southwest Florida in 2000 to be closer to my family. I have my undergraduate degree in Recreational Therapy. I. 2006 I graduated from Hodges University with my MBA. I have spent most of my professional career working as a Territory Manager in home health. I am currently working for Avidity Home Health and absolutely love helping seniors in the community to achieve their goals and increase independence. Although I’ve been working with seniors for the past 10 years, I am thrilled to be a part of the Red Shoe Society. I am married with a daughter and son and want to be a positive role model for my children and show them how amazing it feels to give back to my community.
Lisa Irish- Membership Co-Chair
Lisa is originally from Canada. She moved to South West Florida after falling in love and marrying her best friend who is American. Lisa is a mother to three babies and a young entrepreneur. Her love of community and children led her to volunteer with and join the Red Shoe Society. Her passions include fashion and design.
Jeanne Beaulieu- Fundraising Chair
Jeanne Beaulieu has lived in SWFL for the last nine years. She attended college at the University of Alabama Birmingham. She has a strong background in franchise marketing having worked with brands such as Five Guys, Tropical Smoothie, Jimmy Johns, and Domino’s Pizza. Her passion for healthcare blossomed upon moving to SWFL and opening her own Medical Marketing company known as Transitional Medical Management. She currently is on the Executive Leadership team for the American Heart Association and joins The Red Shoe Society after a personal experience with Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities. Watching firsthand the invaluable resources the Ronald McDonald House offers the children and their families in their strongest moment of need is a invaluable community resource. She looks forward to sharing the Red Shoe Society message and helping SWFL families.