Diane Andre

Operations Board Diane Andre, Esq. Diane Andre is a seasoned policy analyst with a wealth of experience spanning both the public and private sectors. Currently, she works for the Florida Legislature, where her expertise is instrumental in providing recommendations on critical legislation, legal analyses, and policy. In addition to her legislative role, Diane has made significant […]

Jacqueline Machado, MD

Leadership Team Jacqueline Machado, MD Medical Director Dr. Jacqueline Machado, MD, brings a wealth of expertise and compassion to the role of Medical Director at Families First of Palm Beach County, a distinguished non-profit dedicated to providing vital mental health services for children and adolescents. A proud graduate of the University of Miami for Medical […]

Denise Fraile

Foundation Board Denise Fraile Denise is the esteemed founder of Verati Design Group, a boutique consulting firm specializing in branding and business strategy for middle-market clients. Since its establishment in 2006, Verati Design Group has risen to prominence under Denise’s exceptional leadership and expertise. ​With an impressive client portfolio that ranges from small businesses to […]

18th Annual Children’s Day Luncheon

18th Annual Children’s Day Luncheon 18th Annual Children’s Day Luncheon Known as Families First’s signature event, the Annual Luncheon continues to grow each year. With fantastic speakers, truly deserving award recipients, one-of-a-kind art displays and musical performances by local 5th graders, the Annual Luncheon has something for everyone.   Viewed as the “must attend event,” the Luncheon […]

Therapist-Behavioral Health Services

Career Opportunities Families First of Palm Beach County Therapist – Behavioral Health Services (BHS) School District Co-located Mental Health Professional/Community Therapist SUPERVISED BY:    Program Supervisor      CLASSIFICATION:                   Salaried – Nonexempt POSITION OBJECTIVE Under appropriate supervision, management and monitoring will provide effective therapeutic services to students attending a school under the Palm Beach County School District […]

Program Supervisor

Career Opportunities Families First of Palm Beach County Program Supervisor SUPERVISED BY:   Clinical Director CLASSIFICATION:   Exempt – Professional POSITION SUMMARY: Families First of Palm Beach County’s mission is empowering families of all histories and challenges to grow strong in every way. To aide in the process of achieving these goals, the Supervisor, will supervise the […]

Cheryl Patterson

Leadership Team Cheryl Patterson Philanthropy Director As the Philanthropy Director, Cheryl Patterson joined Families First of Palm Beach County in 2023. Cheryl is passionate and intentional about leveling playing fields and increasing access for underserved children and their families.   For 20 plus years, Cheryl has developed meaningful partnerships to increase awareness and revenue. Her strong […]

Kate Volman

Foundation Board Kate Volman Kate Volman is the CEO of Floyd Coaching. With over twenty years of experience developing and leading life-changing programs for entrepreneurs and leaders, she has a passion for helping people grow. In addition to serving on the leadership team for multiple organizations throughout her career, she also used her entrepreneurial skills […]

Blue April – Child Abuse Prevention Month

Blue April – Child Abuse Prevention Month This Years Company Participants… Some of our past participants… Wear Blue to Change Lives In April, employees across our community wear BLUE  in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Wonderful employees like you are committed to raise funds and increase awareness in support of  Families First of Palm […]