On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the contributions of women who continue to defy stereotypes and drive positive change in the workforce. At Moran Wealth Management®, we take immense pride in our team’s diverse voices and talents. Nearly 48% of our firm comprises female team members, with 55% holding executive suite positions. While our team comprises many remarkable women, we would like to highlight five individuals who are eager to share their personal journeys and contributions to the firm and the local community.

1. Kylen Moran – Chief Marketing Officer

Kylen brings over 10 years of industry experience to Moran Wealth. She is an alumnus of Columbia University, where she earned her MBA. In 2019, Kylen ranked #42 on Forbes’ Next Gen Best-in-State Wealth Advisors List and is an active philanthropist in the local Naples community. A world traveler with a love for foreign languages, Kylen is fluent in French and Italian and has explored over 29 countries and counting.

Favorite quote: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better” -Maya Angelou

Favorite SWFL restaurant: Namba

What’s next on your bucket list: My father walking me down the aisle at my wedding next Spring!

2. Ashley Buboltz – Chief Compliance Officer

Ashley earned her sociology degree from Florida State University. She holds numerous industry registrations, including Series 7, 66, 9, 10, and LVHA licenses. Although Ashley grew up in Central Florida, her favorite sunset view is from the Key West Pier. Ashley prioritizes traveling with her husband during her free time and participating in yoga classes.

Favorite quote: “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”- Judy Garland

Favorite SWFL restaurant: Hogfish Harry’s

What’s next on your bucket list: To visit Sedona & the Grand Canyon this Spring!

3. Christina Shaw – Chief Data Officer

Christina holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master of Business Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University. She holds certifications, including Series 7 and 66, and a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) from the CFA Institute. A Fort Myers native, Christina is a Board Member of the Estero Mustangs youth football/cheer organization, where she also takes on the role of Assistant Cheer Coach. Above everything, her greatest pride in life is her children.

Favorite quote: “I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.” – Mother Teresa

Favorite SWFL restaurant: Ted’s Montana Grill.

What’s next on your bucket list: To see the Northern Lights.

4. Eftina Coma – Investment Analyst

Eftina graduated cum laude from Florida Gulf Coast University with a B.S. in Finance. During college, she distinguished herself as a member of the International Business Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma. Originally from Albania, Eftina moved to the United States at the age of 19. Today, she actively contributes to her professional community as a member of the CFA Society Naples and SWFL Women in Investment Management.

Favorite quote: Aut viam inveniam aut faciam: “I shall either find a way or make one.” – Hannibal

Favorite SWFL restaurant: Osteria Tulia.

What’s next on your bucket list: To see the pyramids in Egypt.

5. Angel Nurse – Vice President & Senior Relationship Manager

Angel was a probate paralegal for a local law firm for 10 years before joining Moran Wealth. She has been a member of NALA, the Paralegal Association since 2008. She holds her Series 7 and 66 securities registrations. Beyond her professional pursuits, Angel supports St. Jude Children’s Hospital and is passionate about travel.

Favorite quote: “Take a deep breathe; it will all be OK.” – Unknown

Favorite SWFL restaurant: Pewter Mug.

What’s next on your bucket list: To visit Ireland.

As we mark International Women’s Day, the stories of Kylen, Ashley, Christina, Eftina, and Angel at Moran Wealth Management® showcase the significant roles women play in our industry and communities. Their experiences highlight the importance of an inclusive workplace where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. Here’s to the women of Moran Wealth Management® and to everyone striving for equality and progress.