The Breeze Dozen: Cape Trailblazers — Wally Laumeyer
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: Wally Laumeyer
Position: Chairman of the Cape Coral Free Fishing Derby
Company or organization: Cape Coral Kiwanis Club
Industry: Cape Coral Kiwanis/Thrift Stores
Contact information: 239-478-1971
Address: 360 Santa Barbara Blvd. S., Cape Coral, FL 33990
Your business at a glance:
What you do: Organize fishing derby.
Unique niche: Event takes a lot of planning and scheduling.
Bragging rights: Started derby 32 years ago.
Where you see your business in five years: Kids will always love to fish.
Describe yourself in one word: Energetic.
Hero, role model or mentor: Paul Harvey.
Person you’d most like to meet: A true fisherman.
Book that changed your life: N/A
Best business advice you’ve ever received: To be honest.
Biggest risk you ever taken: Real estate development.
Personal passion: I enjoy fishing.
Guilty pleasure: Eating out at restaurants.