Our Staff

The Wonderful People of the Organization

Our Leadership Team

Shervin Rassa

Shervin Rassa

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 850.862.1616 x7230
Email: srassa@bgcec.com

Rita Cummins

Rita Cummins

Vice President of Operations

Phone: 850.862.1616 x7587
Email: rcummins@bgcec.com

Club Directors

Our staff members are caring youth development professionals who are trained to work with young children and teens. They mentor, guide and form positive relationships with youth and provide a safe and learning-centered environment that nurtures every child.

Anthony Lanier

Okaloosa County Area Director/Fort Walton Beach Youth Club Director

Phone: 850.862.1616
Email: alanier@bgcec.com

Chris Wade

Fort Walton Beach Teen Club Director

Phone: 850.862.1888
Email: cwade@bgcec.com

Bryce Hines

Kenwood Club Director

Phone: 850.865.5298
Email: bhines@bgcec.com

Bert Little

Destin Club Director

Phone: 850.833.3132
Email: blittle@bgcec.com

Taylor Goode

South Walton Club Director

Phone: 850.622.0602
Email: mleatherwood@bgcec.com

Suzanne Peregoy

DeFuniak Springs Club Director

Phone: 850.865.5294
Email: speregoy@bgcec.com

Leslie Hunter-Huff

Escambia County Executive Director

Phone: 850.438.0996
Email: lhuff@bgcec.com


Board of Directors: Executive Committee

Theri Isaacs

Board Chair

BancorpSouth Bank

Todd Wilkinson


Gulf South Research Corp.

Bruce Ravan


Bruce Ravan Insurance Agency

Board Members

Clint Aden

Board Member

Hancock Bank

David Allen

Board Member

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Doris Coffee

Board Member

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

David Deliman

Board Member

Cox Communications

Phillip Higgins

Board Member

Cox Media

Mike Weimorts

Board Member

Attorney at Law

Shervin Rassa

Board Member

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast CEO


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