Please see our contact information below for staff contacts. 

Gregory J. Oravec, CRA Director

Gregory J. Oravec joined Collier County as CRA Director in May of 2023.  He is an innovative leader and dedicated public servant.  He draws from his experiences as a mayor, city manager, assistant city manager, redevelopment director, planner, private sector project manager, small business owner, and native Floridian to help citizens, elected officials, county and city staff members, business owners, and other stakeholders better their communities through strategic problem-solving, planning, solution implementation, project management and results-oriented continuous improvement.

Greg started his career in public service as a planning intern for the City of South Miami in 1996 before graduating cum laude from the Honors Program of the University of Miami.  He quickly rose through the ranks of local government to become an award-winning department head and, ultimately, to hold the highest appointed and elected offices in city government.

Greg is proud to be part of a Collier County Team that strives to make our community the best place to live, work, and play in America and “exceed expectations, every day.”

He can be reached directly at 239-276-3058 Cell.

Please email me at:
Phone: (Bayshore Office) 239-252-8846

Tami Scott, CRA Project Manager

Tami Scott joined the Bayshore Gateway Triangle CRA team in 2017. Tami’s primary role is to manage and facilitate construction projects within the BGTCRA such as the completion of the Karen Drive Stormwater Grant Project, Fire Suppression Grant Projects, and the Thomasson Drive Streetscape Project that includes a roundabout. She has worked on various construction projects with architectural firms in New England, Hawaii and the Caymen Islands. Tami is a member of the Amercian Institute of Architects, Royal Institute of British Architects, American Institute of Building Designers and is a licensed contractor in New England.

Please email me at:
Phone:  Bayshore Office 239-252-8845

Shirley Garcia

Shirley Garcia, Program Manager

Shirley Garcia, Program Manager, started working for Collier County in 2005 with the Code Enforcement Department as an administrative secretary and advanced to a Code Investigator. Shirley has worked for 10 years with the Bayshore CRA as the Operations Coordinator and promoted to Program Manager. Her duties include developing & implementing plans and programs for the district.  Shirley has a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from Hodges University and is a certified Florida, Notary Public.

Please email me at:
Phone: (Bayshore Office) 239-252-8847