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The Breeze Dozen: Cape Trailblazers — Wally Laumeyer

By Staff | Mar 20, 2020

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.

About you:

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.