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The Breeze Dozen: Cape Trailblazers -- Mary Fischer

January 10, 2020
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Each week the Cape Coral Breeze will feature a leader within the business community -- public sector, private sector, or non-profit -- asking a dozen questions that focus on the person and the business in which they hold a leadership role.


Name: Mary Fischer

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Mary Fischer

Position: Lee County School Board Member, District 1

Company or organization: School District of Lee County, Florida

Industry: Education

Contact information:

Address: 2855 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33966

Your business at a glance:

What you do: Represent the public, set and review policy, oversee district administration, advocate for students and staff.

Unique niche: Connecting school, family and community.

Bragging rights: My amazing family -- 4 kids, 8 grandkids, 6 great-grandkids and the entire extended family, and friends who become family.

Where you see your business in five years: Education is rapidly changing!?I believe we will see the evolution of online tools expand will expand the ways we access and deliver information. We will be even more connected globally.

About you:

Describe yourself in one word: Adaptable.

Hero, role model or mentor: My mom ("Look for the good in others.")

Person you'd most like to meet: Every person I meet adds to my life.

Book that changed your life: Several books have impacted my life at different stages.

Best business advice you've ever received: Attitude is everything!

Biggest risk you ever taken: It's difficult to pick one!

Personal passion: Children are out future -- listen to them!

Guilty pleasure: Beach walks



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