Islands ABWA presents Woman of the Year
The American Business Women’s Association Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter held its Annual Elections and Recognition Night on May 8 at The Community House on Sanibel. Gabriela Bell, center, was recognized as the 2018 Woman of the Year for her service to the organization. Treasurer for the chapter’s executive board, she is the assistant office manager at the Sanibel Captiva Community Bank branch on Library Way. A Sanibel resident, Bell earned a bachelor’s degree in labor law from the National Autonomous University of Honduras and a bilingual certificate from Kingston College in London. She joined the bank in 2006 as a teller and has more than a decade of banking experience, including previous positions as a customer service representative and teller supervisor.