Jane Garifo-Springer has been named the 2018-19 chair of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce Equestrian Committee.
Garifo-Springer is a full-time resident, mother of three daughters, rental landlord and competitive dressage rider in Wellington with a passion for horses, the equestrian community and thriving small businesses.
Garifo-Springer’s passion for business has surfaced over the years through her ventures as an avid entrepreneur. Earlier in her life, she was an owner and operator of multiple restaurants in New York. She eventually grew to be a co-buyer and assistant to the CEO of a technology company. Between 1992 and 2012, while splitting time between New York and Florida, she contributed to the success of many businesses, including acting as co-owner of Computer Logic Group, while still owning and running Sport Horses by Springer as well as her rental properties. She is currently still a co-owner of a technology business.
Throughout this time, she has also pursued her career as a rider, trainer and owner of a horse show boarding facility. In addition to her entrepreneurial spirit, Garifo-Springer has also been actively pursuing her passion in the equestrian community. Starting out as a hunter/jumper rider and trainer, she eventually became a Grand Prix competitive dressage rider and has since been awarded bronze, silver and gold medals.
Living full-time in Wellington, she has a passion for bridging the equestrian community to the business vitality of the community to promote prosperity for everyone in Wellington.
The Equestrian Committee is comprised of a diverse group of dynamic individuals who have experience in various equestrian disciplines, lifestyles, related businesses and nonprofit organizations. The activities of the committee have a significant impact to both the chamber members and the equestrian community.
For more information, visit www.wellingtonchamber.com or call (561) 792-6525.