President, C2 Communications
Cyndee Woolley, APR
Woolley has spent her career consulting in public relations, social media, email marketing, and community outreach strategies. She is also the author of Building Brand [You], which has been incorporated into the MBA program at Hodges University and is available for purchase on Amazon.com. Additionally, she has led training initiatives in social media and public relations training programs in local markets and on national platforms.
She is known for being “up to something” because of her community involvement, where she organizes the annual Farm City BBQ, a SWFL tradition that attracts nearly 3,000 business and agricultural leaders. She is also the founder of the League of Courageous Women, a team of courageous professionals inspired to create a stronger community. Woolley is a graduate of the 2009 class of Leadership Bonita and the 2012 class of Leadership Collier.
For her leadership and community involvement, Woolley was named among the 2012 40 Under 40 by Gulfshore Business Magazine; 2011 40 Under 40 for Gulf Coast Business Review; as well as 2018 Naples Chamber Chairman’s Award In 2018, she began her service on as a director on the Advisory Board for the Leadership Collier Foundation™.
Woolley has a beautiful young daughter. When she isn’t taking her to dance, they are exploring new cultures through cooking and travel.
Vice President of Media Relations, C2 Communications
Vikki joins the team after a lengthy career as a popular Atlanta morning radio host as well as a public relations and media consultant. A graduate from The Ohio State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, Vikki has interviewed presidents and other world leaders, musicians, movie and television stars, and sports celebrities. She was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame in 2008 and was nominated twice for a Marconi Award, the highest achievement in radio broadcasting.
“Vikki was one of my mentors in the radio business,” said radio/television personality and producer Ryan Seacrest, who as a teen worked with Vikki at Star 94. “She taught me a lot and was always generous with her kindness and encouragement. Her voice was an important one in Atlanta and it was a privilege to work with her. She is a class act.”
Spanx founder Sara Blakely joined Locke on-air many times over the years. “Vikki is an Atlanta institution and is greatly missed on air. I’m forever thankful for the support she has shown me over the years.”
Vikki believes strongly in the community and giving back and helped raise millions of dollars for non-profits and charitable organizations including Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, The Elton John Aids Foundation, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Komen Atlanta, and Wellspring Living. She has served on several boards, including Komen and True Colors Theatre with Tony and Emmy award-winning director Kenny Leon. Her efforts to educate the public concerning sex trafficking during Super Bowl LIII led to front-page coverage on USA Today as well as segments on all national news outlets.
With the help of her friend television host Nancy Grace, Vikki organized a fundraising event and awarded six scholarships to women re-entering the workforce after being victims of domestic violence.
CEO, David Lawrence Center
Scott Burgess joined David Lawrence Center as the Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. As CEO, he works closely with the David Lawrence Center Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall management of center operations and development. He provides administrative, clinical and financial direction to the Executive Management Team at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
Burgess comes to DLC after an illustrious 21-year career with Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health – an arm of Alexian Brothers Health System a large multi-hospital healthcare network – in Arlington Heights, Illinois. He began working for the mental health center as an entry level vocational counselor where he progressed to Executive Director – a position he held for five years. During his tenure with the organization he also served as the Manager of Aftercare Services, Director of Program Services and Director of Research. As such, he is a proven clinician with experience working with children, adolescent and adult populations and is a highly recognized supervisor, manager and leader with deep knowledge of community mental health and integrated healthcare.
Burgess earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Illinois State University; his Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from Concordia University; a certification in Clinical Research Trials from the University of Chicago; and in 2016 attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).
Passionate about effective policy for those struggling with mental illness, Burgess co-authored legislation that became law in Illinois to develop its first ever five year statewide mental health strategic plan (2013-2018). Recognized as a leader in mental health treatment, he was appointed as a member of the Governor’s Task Force to develop the state road map for improved care which was completed and ratified in early 2013.
Burgess currently serves as the Chair of Circuit 20 Regional Council for the Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Florida Council for Behavioral Health, Co-chair of the Engagement Committee for Healthways Blue Zones Project and Board Member for the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his professional interests, Burgess enjoys sending time with his wife and three children and volunteering as a youth coach and at church.