Our Staff

Arc Broward’s services reflect the talent and expertise of hundreds of highly trained teachers, therapists, direct support professionals and other specialists. Under the guidance of an outstanding executive leadership team, our clinical experts and professional staff bring our values and vision to life. Our executive leadership team has a wealth of experience in both organizational management and the care of people with developmental disabilities, as well as those with other life challenges.

The team is committed to providing the best possible services and supports, while keeping a strong focus on fiscal responsibility and strategic planning. As a result, we are able to offer a wide range of exemplary programs that make significant improvements and impact in people’s lives. Moreover, our leaders, managers and direct support professionals embody and instill a strong culture of teamwork, respect and person-centered services, which continually drives us towards clinical and operational excellence.

Executive Leadership Team

Julie Price, MS
R. Charles McGuire
Chief Financial Officer
Eddie Safille, JD, LLM, PHR, SHRM-CP, CP-MBTI
Chief People Officer
Kim Vassar
Chief Advancement Officer
Jody Ellis, MSW/BCBA
Vice President of Workforce Services
Patricia Fonseca, MBA
Vice President of Adult Services
Shawn Preston, MS
Vice President of Children Services

Senior Management Staff

Tonya Ricker, MS, BCBA
Director of Children's Services Division
Veronica Fortner
Preschool Coordinator
Emily Schmitz, BSW
Director of Adult Services
Ayanna Streete, MS
Barc Housing Coordinator
Gloria Gorodesky, MS
Director of Adult Social Services
Michael Klein
Liliana Ballesteros, BA
Coordinator of Transition Services
Marcus Amos
Director, Arc Works
Vanessa Seltzer
Director of Philanthropy 
Craig Zeleznik
Director of Culinary Enterprises Arc Culinary


Gore Family Memorial Foundation
Address: 10250 NW 53rd Street Sunrise, Florida 33351 Phone: (954) 746-9400