Meet The Lifestyle Team

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    Carri Adam
    Lifestyle Manager
    Esplanade Golf and Country Club Naples

    A Naples native, Carri grew up in Southwest, Florida. She graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa where she was very active on the college’s Campus Activities Board and developed her true passion for event planning.  She was in charge of producing large scale concerts and comedy shows for the college, creating some of the most memorable events in the campus’ history.  

    After graduation she returned home to Naples and has spent the last 20+ years in various aspects of the hospitality industry, including Director of Special Events for the Collier Building Industry Association, Event Designer for Naples Transportation Tours & Event Planning and Lifestyle Director for three other local resort properties.

    She has personally designed/coordinated thousands of events/weddings in various venues in Florida, the Caribbean and the Bahamas.  A true “people-person” Carri is happiest when she is responsible for making other people have FUN!

    In her spare time Carri enjoys, cooking, reading, going to concerts & comedy shows and spending time with her family and friends. 

    For any questions or suggestions please feel free to contact Carri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



  • Marisa Lawson

    Marisa Lawson
    Lifestyle Specialist
    Esplanade Golf and Country Club Naples

    Marisa grew up in sunny Florida graduating from the University of Florida with graduate degrees in Advertising and Technology. She then moved to New York for 15 years and ran operations for media companies managing everything from events and client services to ad campaigns and server migrations.
    She recently moved back to Naples, Florida where she, her husband and two young children reside in a neighboring community to Esplanade.

    In Marisa's free time she enjoys advancing her Event Planning career, loves watching her kids play sports and enjoys planning the perfect party for family and friends. She can’t wait to be a part of the Esplanade team!
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    Alana Newville
    Lifestyle Specialist
    Esplanade Golf and Country Club Naples

    Alana Newville, one of our new Lifestyle Specialists has grown up in the beautiful city of Clearwater, FL for the past 21 years. She is going into her senior year at Florida Gulf Coast University, studying Resort and Hospitality Management with a concentration in event planning.

    Planning events has always been a passion of hers. She has continued to pursue this passion by interning for a Wedding and Special Event company back in her home town in 2019, as well as being an executive board member in her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega. In her free time, she loves being around her family & friends and has a huge passion for traveling around the world.

    “I am so excited to be a part of the Esplanade Team. I love the community and the residents; I know I am going to have an amazing time helping plan events for the future!”