The Collier Building Industry Association’s (CBIA) general membership meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28th from 5:30-7:30pm at The Club at Olde Cypress. Guest speaker and Deputy County Manager Nick Casalanguida will be giving a presentation titled Collier County Infrastructure…Planning and Implementing.

Casalanguida, a Certified Public Manager, has over 25 years of land development, engineering, planning, and management experience. He brought his talents to Collier County in 2004 and in the past 15 years, has assumed various leadership roles, including his position as Deputy Administrator of the Growth Management Division (GMD). In this role he successfully negotiated and received approvals for multiple developer contribution agreements and FDOT contracts in excess of 100 million dollars. In 2015, Casalanguida was confirmed as Deputy County Manager and is presently responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Collier County operating units, while maintaining his primary focus of bringing the best private sector management practices to public service.

According to CBIA Executive Vice President Kathy Curatolo, “This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded business professionals while gaining a better understanding of local infrastructure planning here in southwest Florida.”

February’s CBIA General Membership Meeting is sponsored by 2-10 Home Buyer’s Warranty and will take place at The Club at Old Cypress, 7165 Treeline Drive in Naples. RSVP’s are requested by February 25. CBIA members are able to register online for $30, and non-members can register by emailing and are able to attend for $50.

About Collier Building Industry Association

Founded in 1985, CBIA is an association of builders, remodelers, interior designers and other housing industry professionals. It is one of 800 state and local associations and operates under the auspices of the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. CBIA is located at 3200 Bailey Lane, Suite 110, Naples. Florida. For more information call (239) 436-6100 or visit

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