Michael DiBrizzi, M.B.A.
President/Chief Executive Officer
Mr. DiBrizzi began his employment with Camelot in 1994, and has held various direct care and leadership positions before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Mr. DiBrizzi has served on various community boards and committees including as Board Chairman for The Foster Family Based Treatment Association and The Florida Coalition for Children Foundation. Mr. DiBrizzi is a graduate of Leadership Pinellas and serves on the City of Largo, Fl. Planning Board.. Mr. DiBrizzi received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Tampa and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Florida.
Veronica (Ronnie) Montgomery-Roper, L.C.S.W.
Chief Operating Officer
Ronnie joined Camelot in November of 2014 and as Chief Operating Officer, Ronnie works closely with Camelot’s cooperate leadership team and the Regional Executive Directors to help ensure smooth implementation of programs & services provided by Camelot, oversees the quality assurance process, and participates in maintaining on going contracts with funders while securing new grants and funding opportunities for the organization.
Ronnie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 1997, from Florida Atlantic University and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Barry University in 1998. In 2001, she became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Board Health & Quality Assurance in the state of Florida.
Ronnie worked for Boys Town, a National Youth Care Organization for over 13 ½ years. Her first position held was at the South Florida site, where she served as Assistant Coordinator in the community based Family Centered Services Program and in 2004, was promoted to the position of Program Coordinator for this same program. In 2007, she was promoted to the position of Program Operations Manager in which she served for over four years. In 2011, Ronnie took on the role of Program Fidelity Manager for the National Boys Town Office in Omaha, Nebraska where she honed her skills as an Internal Consultant while working closely with three affiliate sites and the Site Directors to help assist them with achieving their strategic goals.
In September 2012, Ronnie took on the role as Executive Director of Boys Town Washington DC. In this new role, Ronnie worked on continuing to expand the Boys Town Mission by collaborating with the District of Columbia government officials & other community stakeholders, developing the Board of Directors, enhancing fundraising efforts with the goals to serve more children and families in DC and the surrounding metropolitan areas.
Ronnie has well over 20 years of experience working in the field of social services. Prior to working for Camelot and Boys Town, she worked with populations that include children and families in the child welfare system, adults and children with a chronic mental illness, and adults with a dual diagnosis.
James W. Ecklof, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ecklof joined Camelot Community Care in January of 2014 and has over 20 years’ experience managing the financial operations of both for-profit and non-profit health care organizations. During his time with Camelot, Mr. Ecklof has led the efforts to reorganize the finance office, implement new non-profit financial software, and has implemented a number of measures to reduce expenses and improve efficiencies to better serve our clients. Mr. Ecklof’s efforts led to him being a finalist for The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2015 CFO of the Year.
Christine Elliott, M.S.
Director of Programs
Christine joined Camelot in 2015 and has a strong background in social services, serving children and families for over 12 years as a mental health therapist and QA specialist. Her experience includes a range of practice settings: foster care programs, outpatient programs, a military hospital and private practice setting. Christine brings additional professional and managerial knowledge to her role from her experience with founding and operating her fair trade business for over 4 years. Christine graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Florida State University and Masters of Science degree in community counseling from Georgia State University. Christine brings a dedicated vision for fortifying best practice services and high compliance with policies and procedures to fully support Camelot’s mission
Sandra Bowman, MS
Ms. Bowman began her employment with Camelot and our previous companies over 25 years ago and is Camelot’s most tenured employee. Ms. Bowman is a Florida licensed Health Care Risk Manager, and manages all of Camelot’s Safety Coordination and Risk Management activities. Ms. Bowman earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of South Florida and her Masters Degree in Human Services from Nova Southeastern University.
Karen Battle, PHR
Director of Human Resources
Daniel DiFulvio, MCSE, PMP, MCITP
Director of Information Technology
Lauren joined Camelot Community Care in May 2016, and has a strong background in fundraising, donor relations and corporate partnerships. As Development Director, Lauren leads the growth of the fundraising program, through new initiatives and management of current efforts. In 2005, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from West Virginia University. Lauren is committed to generating the financial support to improve the quality of life of children and families; one program at a time.
Kimberly Ellis, LCSW
Executive Director, Tallahassee Region
Executive Director, Ocala Region
Executive Director, Tampa/Clearwater Region
Andy Solum, L.C.S.W
Executive Director, Bradenton/Sarasota Region
Michele DiSorbo, L.M.H.C
Executive Director, Ft. Lauderdale Region
Leslie Serena, L.C.S.W.
Executive Director, Palm Beach Region
Steve Tutt, MSW, LSW
Executive Director, Cincinnati Region
Executive Director, Ft. Myers Region
Lia Bigelow, L.M.H.C
Executive Director, South Florida Detention Mental Health Services
Jeff Smialek, L.M.H.C.
Executive Director, Central Florida Detention Mental Health Services