Gary Israel has served as publisher of Estero Lifestyle magazine since 2010 when Lifestyle Media Group expanded its operation to include the exploding community of Estero. Gary’s background includes over 10 years of advertising experience with Gannett’s News-Press Media Group, and more than 35 years in direct sales leadership and management.
Gary is actively involved in the local community as a member of the Bonita Springs and Estero Chambers of Commerce. His leadership roles include District Governor of Rotary International (District 6960, 2007-08), as well as charter member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Estero. Gary’s philanthropic support includes the Golisano Children’s Hospital and Barbara’s Friends, the Children’s Cancer Fund of the Lee Memorial Health System. He is also the consumate promoter of the local sports scene supporting FGCU Athletics, Florida Everblades Hockey and Ft. Myers Miracle Baseball.