MEET THE TEAM

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LEADERSHIP TEAM

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SHERVIN RASSA
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 850-344-7230
Email: srassa@bgcec.com
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RITA CUMMINS
Senior Director of Club Advancement
Phone: 850-344-7587
Email: rcummins@bgcec.com
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LESLIE HUNTER-HUFF
VP of Financial Advancement
Phone: 850-438-0996
Email: lhuff@bgcec.com
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CRYSTAL MAYES
Director of Finance
Phone: 850-344-7763
Email: cmayes@bgcec.com
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ROB ENGEL
STEM Coordinator
Phone: 850-344-7722
Email: rengel@bgcec.com
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LINDSEY THOMAS
Financial Advancement Professional
Phone: 850-344-7723
Email: lthomas@bgcec.com

AREA DIRECTORS

Our staff members are caring youth development professionals who are trained to work with young children and teens. They mentor, guide and form positive relationships with youth and provide a safe and learning-centered environment that nurtures every child.
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ANTHONY LANIER
Director of Club Advancement
Phone: 850-862-1616
Email: alanier@bgcec.com
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BERT LITTLE
Area Director
Phone: 850-862-1616
Email: blittle@bgcec.com

CLUB DIRECTORS

Our staff members are caring youth development professionals who are trained to work with young children and teens. They mentor, guide and form positive relationships with youth and provide a safe and learning-centered environment that nurtures every child.
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NICHOLE PARKTON
Kenwood Club Director
Phone: 850-865-5298
Email: nparkton@bgcec.com
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CHRIS WADE
Jacobe Turner Teen Center
Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 3
Email: cwade@bgcec.com
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BRYCE HINES
Destin Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 2
Email: bhines@bgcec.com
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TAYLOR GOODE
South Walton Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 5
Email: tgoode@bgcec.com
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SHAKISHA MCDONALD
DeFuniak Springs Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 6
Email: smcdonald@bgcec.com
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NICOLE LOCKWOOD
FWB Youth Club Director
Phone: 850-833-3132
Email: nlockwood@bgcec.com
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JC SCHWAB
John Bryant
Pensacola Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 4
Email: jschwab@bgcec.com
Riverside Club Director
Phone: 850-   -    
Email: jbryant@bgcec.com

EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PHIL HIGGINS
CHAIRMAN
COX Media
DAVID ALLEN
CHAIR ELECT
Okaloosa County 
Sheriff's Office
JASON FLOYD
TREASURER
JDF Architecture
ATHENA PEARL RILEY
SECRETARY
Cotton & Gates
Attorneys at Law
CLINT ADEN
Hancock Whitney
Bank
BROOKE ZANNIS
Destin Commons
ALEXA DAVIS
Champion Land
Services
KALAN WASSON
Fort Walton Beach
Police Department
ASHLEIGH VOISIN
DAG Architects

FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS

JASON BELCHER
KEVIN HENDERSON
SHIRAZ HOSEIN
ANGELA SHONK
FNBT Bank of FWB
CHELCO
Anchor-Smith-Grimsley
Hancock Whitney Bank
TODD WILKINSON
THERI ISAACS
PHIL HIGGINS
Better Homes & Garden
Real Estate
Renasant Bank
COX Media