The Breeze Dozen: Cape Trailblazers — David Brown
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: David Brown
Position: Co-founder and president
Company or organization: Family Initiative
Industry: Human services
Contact information: email@example.com, 239-691-4517
Address: 730 S.W. 4th St., Suite 6, Cape Coral, FL 33991
Your business at a glance:
What you do: Our organization provides clinical and support services for both individuals with autism and families involved in child welfare.
Unique niche: Focused on the overall well-being of the families we serve, beyond strict clinical intervention involving the whole family.
Bragging rights: We currently have the Family Initiative Autism Center under construction here in Cape Coral.
Where you see your business in five years: Meeting our organization’s bold possibility of having the capacity to serve every child, adolescent and young adult on the autism spectrum in Southwest Florida.
Describe yourself in one word: Motivated.
Hero, role model or mentor: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Person you’d most like to meet: Jesus.
Book that changed your life: The Bible.
Best business advice you’ve ever received: It’s all about relationships.
Biggest risk you ever taken: Leaving stability and safety to jump out on my own.
Personal passion: Emma and Grace (my kids).
Guilty pleasure: Loving the New England Patriots.