Cohen & Grigsby Director Appointed Chair of St. Matthew’s House Board of Directors

NAPLES, Fla. – Cohen & Grigsby is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachael S. Loukonen, a director in the firm’s Naples office, to chair of the Board of Directors of St. Matthew’s House, a 501(c)3 organization that fights homelessness, hunger, substance abuse and poverty in Southwest Florida.

“It is a humbling honor to be named chair of the board for an organization that does so much to benefit our community,” said Ms. Loukonen. “Chuck Cohen was instrumental in supporting my work with St. Matthew’s House, and I am grateful for his professional mentorship.”

Ms. Loukonen is board certified by the Florida Bar in business litigation and is a member of the Executive Council of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. She focuses her practice on litigation matters involving contracts, property, construction, employment and corporate issues.

“We are excited about Rachael Loukonen becoming our board chair,” said Vann Ellison, president and CEO of St. Matthew’s House. “She has served with distinction as the vice chair to advance our mission, and we are delighted to work with her to build a better future for the hurting and vulnerable in our community.”

Prior to her appointment, Ms. Loukonen served as chair of the St. Matthew’s House Board of Trustees.

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