Changing the way the world does business

Dollars and Sense Chapter

Port Saint Lucie, FL


Chapter Established in 2005


Meeting Day:

Wednesday, 7:30 AM


Meeting Location:

The 19th Hole at the Saints Golf Club

2601 SE Morningside Blvd.

Port St. Lucie, FL 34952


Member Count: 29




Michele Backus


Vice President:

John Marstrell


Secretary / Treasurer:

Lisa Conway


Educational Coordinator:

John McVean


Membership Committee:

Lou Cefolia

Danny Wauters

David Trethric

Doug Rooks


Event Coordinators:

Lisa Vasquez

Scott Camire


Mentor Coordinator:

Ryan Askland


Visitor Hosts:

Stefan Craciunescu

Patrice Picciano

Colin Cushnie


Welcome to BNI Dollars and Sense Chapter

BNI members, on average, increase their business 20% the first year. Our chapter is a dynamic, committed group of business people who know how to refer business to each other.

We have open categories for individuals who will bring enthusiasm and integrity to our meeting. Just one person per professional specialty is allowed in each chapter.

Search our members here to see if your category is open, then visit a meeting and lock out your competition!

Come for our meeting -- stay for the referrals!!!

Our Chapter Passed Over $2 Million in Referrals Last Year

Mission Statement

BNI Dollars & Sense is committed to help develop and grow a fellow member’s business with a “Givers Gain” concept by exchanging quality business referrals.  By belonging to BNI, it’s like having dozens of loyal salespeople working for you, and perpetuating the best in “word of mouth” advertising.

Vision Statement

To be the largest and most referring Chapter in BNI South Florida; committed to building trust, confidence, and loyalty amongst our members within the Chapter; and committed to bringing awareness to our local business community about our Chapter.

Why You Should Join

Benefits of BNI membership include increased exposure to many people and businesses, tools to network more effectively, opportunities to participate in many networking meetings and more!

Benefits of Membership

  • Increased exposure to many other people and businesses.
  • Substantially increased referrals.
  • Tools to network more effectively, including an orientation CD giving the "Formula for Success" in BNI, a badge, a vinyl card holder to carry members' business cards, referral slips, marketing materials for your chapter and much, much more.
  • Participation in up to 52 networking meetings per year.
  • Bi-monthly newsletters with educational material on networking, public speaking, and business.
  • Participation in business tradeshows (where you'll have an opportunity to market your chapter and your business).
  • Free periodic workshops on networking.
  • And much, much more!!!

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Prospective Members

Currently our Chapter is recruiting business professionals to fill the following spots. Listed below are the Top 5 vacancies we are trying to fill, but all are welcome.

  1. General Practitioner
  2. Florist
  3. Pool Company
  4. Home Health Care
  5. Fencing Company

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We learn wisdom from failure, much more than from success.

We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do.

And probably he who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.

― Samuel Smiles, The Lives Of George And Robert Stephenson