Our Leadership

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 and passionate 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.

Our team commits to providing the best possible services and supports, while keeping a strong focus on fiscal responsibility and strategic planning. As a result, we offer a wide range of exemplary programs that make significant improvements and impact 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


Jennifer Blue

Chief People Officer

Kim Vassar

Chief Advancement Officer

Patricia Fonseca, MBA

Vice President of Adult Services

Shawn Preston, MS

Vice President of Children Services

Jennifer Saint Louis, PhD

Vice President of Workforce Services

David Zirilli

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Senior Management Staff

Marcus Amos

Director, Arc Works

Liliana Ballesteros, BA

Coordinator of Transition Services

Claudia Creta

Coordinator of Therapy Services • Preschool

Veronica Fortner

Preschool Coordinator

Leighton Bewley

Director of Facilities

Jenny Mackie

Director of Marketing & Communications

R. Charles McGuire

Vice President of Finance

Tonya Ricker, MS, BCBA

Director of Children's Services Division

Vanessa Seltzer

Director of Philanthropy

Emily Schmitz, BSW

Director of Adult Services

Craig Zeleznik

Director of Culinary Enterprises at Arc Culinary

Board of Directors

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Michael D. Wild, Esq.

Wild, Felice, & Partners, PA

Kimberly Cagiano

Kim Cagiano

Amerant Bank

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Steve Pattison

Auxilior Capital Partners

Christina Sacco Shea

Aligned Solutions

Sharifa Jarrett

Sharifa Jarrett, Esq.

The Recovery Agents

Cheryl Higgins

Cheryl Higgins

Immediate Past Chair

Julie Price

Julie Price

Arc Broward

Board of Directors

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Jason E. Atlass, CPA

Atlass Hardware Corporation

Chad Clark

Risk Strategies

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Adam Corin

Niroc, Consultants, Inc

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Eamonn Caulfield

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Jennifer Escobar

Moss Foundation

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Milin Espino

Memorial Healthcare System

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Marko Evans

Now Hiring You

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Andrew Garnett

Special Needs Group

Natalie Glusman

DeBianchi Real Estate

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Katie Masucci

Northern Trust Wealth Management

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Joel Mayersohn

Dickinson Wright

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Melissa Milroy

The Gallera at Fort Lauderdale

Elizabeth “Libby” Peterson, Esq.

Panza Maurer

Kathy Salerno

Broward Health

Brittany Wolf Stiles

Lisa Wulf

Right Management

Direct Support Professionals: The Backbone of Arc Broward

Every day at Arc Broward, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play a vital role in our services by providing the necessary support and services to people with disabilities of all ages. Our DSPs are compassionate, caring, and vibrant leaders who give incredible services to our community.