Born in Northern Indiana, Jay Crandall, CCIM, DDS, MBA, is a 30 year resident of Southwest Florida and has been actively involved in the business community since 1986. Jay received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He held the office of president for four years while in dental school. He was chosen for the Spirit of Creighton Award, which honors the student exemplifying the ideals of the university. Ten years after opening his dental practice in Bonita Springs, Jay was diagnosed with cancer, and in 1997 was forced to sell his practice due to associated treatment side effects. Having invested in commercial real estate personally, and understanding the immense time constraints as a doctor to locate and secure properties for business operations and/or investment in the Florida real estate market, Jay chose to pursue a career in commercial real estate. To further his business education, Jay attended the Florida Gulf Coast University Executive MBA program and received his MBA degree in May 2001. Jay received numerous Circles of Distinction awards while working at Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, including the President’s Circle Designation representing the top 7% of all Coldwell Banker residential and commercial sales associates worldwide. He received his CCIM designation in October 2005. In early 2009, Jay opened his commercial real estate practice, Crandall Commercial Group (CCG), in Bonita Springs. CCG is a boutique commercial real estate office specializing in leasing/purchasing of medical and professional office space.
Jay is the past President for Commercial Investment Properties Group (CIP). Jay served as the 2011-2012 President of the Rotary Club of Naples and remains an active member at this time. He has served on three bank boards and is currently a Director at Synovus Bank.
Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Bonnie became a full-time resident of Southwest Florida in 1994 after living in California, Colorado, and Kansas. She earned her BSN from Bethel College in Newton, KS. Her nursing career included Med/Surg, Pediatrics, and Oncology Research. Bonnie then ventured into the pharmaceutical world as a Medical Science Liaison to market a new oncology pain medication she had been testing in a Phase III clinical trial locally. After caring for both parents at end-of -life, she decided to give writing a shot and had her first book Heavenly Healing published in January of 2010. Her love of Social Media marketing developed as she researched ways to market her book. To further her love of Social Media, she became involved with a start-up brand communication/events platform called UNATION.com. Bonnie's second book for young adults, Can You Text Me Directions?, was published January 2014. She and Jay co-authored their book, Letting Purpose & Passion Drive Your Marriage: How To Find Harmony & Happiness No Matter What! in 2015. In 2016, Bonnie edited the bestselling business book How To Catch a Shark by Anthony Amos and Kevin Harrington. And, also published her fourth book (digital) A Lenten Frame of Mind.
She has three daughters, one step-daughter, two sons-in-law, three grandsons, one granddaughter and is married to the love of her life.