About ECARE

Mission Statement

Our mission is to maximize children’s potential through increased school readiness.
Our vision is simple: Every student starts kindergarten ready to learn. These guiding principles keep us focused on interventions targeting Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten students that demonstrate results toward kindergarten readiness.

2019-20 Board of Directors

Chair
Jason Crawford
Managing Partner
One in a Row

Vice Chair
Jennifer Grove
Vice President, External Relations
Baptist Health Care

Treasurer
Bethany Barfield
CFO, Woodlands Medical

Immediate Past Chair
John Hosman
Partner
FS Advisors, Inc.

Jodi Bell
Director of Advertising
Pensacola News Journal

Matthew Durham
Senior Vice President
Regions Bank

Reggie Dogan
Program Manager
Studer Community Institute

Kimberly Edmonds
Assistant Director
Title I Escambia County School District

Dr. Jessica Ewert
Pediatrician
Pensacola Pediatrics

Eugene Franklin
President/CEO
Florida Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Scott Ginnetti
VP, Human Resources and Leadership Development
Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems

Christopher Martin
President
Pensacola Shipyard

Amy Monlezun
Manager, Leadership and Talent Development
Navy Federal Credit Union

Mary Riker
Marketing and Communications Director
WSRE

Advisors to the Board

Mary Anderson
Early Childhood Education Expert