Camelot Leadership

 

Michael DiBrizzi, M.B.A.

President/Chief Executive Officer

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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

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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

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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.

Rebecca Payne

Chief Development Officer

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Ms. Payne joined the Camelot team in November of 2018 and is an experienced executive and fundraiser with 25 years in the nonprofit sector. Her expertise lies in the areas of prospect research, development of grant proposals as well as corporate partnerships. Rebecca has also been tapped to speak at a number of national conferences. She is a currently a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Leadership Tampa Bay Alumni Group. 

Sheila Asson, MA, CHP

Director of Quality Assurance

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Ms. Asson joined Camelot on March 15th, 2018 as the Director of Quality Assurance. She has extensive experience in social services and working with at risk youth. She’s held various positions as Executive and Regional Director, National Director of Mental Health, Compliance Officer, and Vice President of Operations for both non-profit and for profit organizations.  Sheila also services as VP of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Parent Organization at Middleton HS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Forensic Psychology from Hunter College and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of West Florida.

Sandra Bowman, MS

Risk Manager 

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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

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Ms. Battle started her employment with Camelot Community Care on March 1, 2014.  Karen has thirty years of progressive Human Resources experience which include experience in government, non-profit, private and publicly traded companies.

Ms. Battle earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and has also earned the SHRM-CP credentials (Society for Human Resources Management, Certified Professional.)

Daniel DiFulvio, MCSE, PMP, MCITP

Director of Information Technology

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Brenda Oakes

Director of Programs

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Ms. Oakes has devoted her career to working with youth.  This was a natural nexus as she is from a large family of seven children with an age span of 21 years.  Much of her 30+ years of experience has been with youth affiliated with the foster care and delinquency systems which makes her the ideal candidate for Camelot’s Director of Programs position.  She firmly believes quality programming starts with quality personnel.  

Brenda has degrees in Social Work and Public Administration.  She is most proud to be a former foster parent and now an adoptive parent. 

Regional Leadership

 

Kimberly Ellis, LCSW

Executive Director, Tallahassee Region

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Natasha Farrior, L.M.H.C.

Executive Director, Ocala Region

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Carole Yount

Executive Director, Tampa/Clearwater  Region

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Andy Solum, L.C.S.W

Executive Director, Bradenton/Sarasota Region

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Michele DiSorbo, L.M.H.C

Executive Director, Ft. Lauderdale Region

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Leslie Serena, L.C.S.W.

Executive Director, Palm Beach Region

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Steve Tutt, MSW, LSW

Executive Director, Cincinnati Region

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     Jennifer O'Bryan

    Executive Director, Ft. Myers Region

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Molly Asbury

Regional Director, South Florida Detention Mental Health Services

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Jeff Smialek, L.M.H.C.

Regional Director, Central Florida Detention Mental Health Services

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Matt Ditslear, LMFT

Regional Director, North Florida Detention Mental Health Services

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