Mission Statement

ECARE is a business led and volunteer driven collaborative that mobilizes community stakeholders to drive overall birth to five early learning results.  It is our goal to build a strong foundation of students entering the education system ready to learn.

2016 Board of Directors

John Hosman
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
FS Advisors, Inc.

Vice Chair
Jennifer Grove
Workforce Development Manager
Gulf Power Company

Philomena Madden
Community Volunteer

Bethany Barfield
CFO, Woodlands Medical

Eugene Franklin
Florida Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Scott Ginnetti
Sr. Director of Leadership and Organizational Development
Signature HealthCare

Ted Kirchharr
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Landrum Companies

Linda Moultrie
Member, Escambia County School Board

Jean Norman
Community Volunteer

Jim Stolhanske
Retired Administrator

Advisors to the Board

Dr. Sam Mathews
Research Consultant

Mary Anderson
Early Childhood Education Expert