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Keith Padgett , MPA


President of KPA and associates, Keith has spent his entire life counseling, coaching, helping and changing the lives of children as well as transforming and developing programs for a variety of Non-profit children’s organizations, including Pro Kids, Boys & Girls clubs of Sa Deiguito, and multiple Big Brother Big Sisters on the west coast.

keith@bbbscfl.org / Ext. 111


Lisa M. Blackwelder 


Lisa is no stranger to the community. Born and raised in Central Florida, Lisa grew up in an environment of giving. For more than six years, Lisa was the development officer at BETA Center where she was responsible for raising nearly $10 million dollars. Before working at BETA Center Lisa worked for the American Cancer Society for nearly seven years.

Serving on the International level and the state level, Lisa is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, serves on the board of REBUILD globally and is an advocate for Big Brothers Big Sisters (she’s been a mentor to the same Little Sister, Aqua, for ten consecutive years). Her professional achievement earned her a nomination as the Fundraiser of the Year by the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation and was honored by the Orlando Business Journal as one of the area’s “Top Forty under 40” business executives.

Lblackwelder@bbbscfl.org / Ext. 127

IMG_3658Glen Marie Hamilton 

Director of Programs

Glen Marie is the Director of Programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida. She began her career with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Tallahassee, FL in 2014. Glen Marie is proud to have been raised in the Central Florida community and is a graduate of West Orange High School. Glen Marie has Bachelor’s Degrees in Criminology and Family and Child Sciences from Florida State University. Glen Marie is an active member of Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. and enjoys serving her local community and spending time with her husband and family.

GMHamilton@bbbscfl.org / Ext. 114


BrookeBrooke D. Goldfarb 


A Brevard County native and graduate of the University of Virginia and Harvard Law School, Brooke’s mission is to strengthen families and promote positive youth development in Brevard County. She loves interviewing and matching up Bigs and Littles in her position with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida. Since 2008, Brooke’s lifework has been focused on her roles as a family mediator and child advocate, most notably volunteering as a Guardian Ad Litem and serving on the board of her local Community Based Care agency, Brevard Family Partnership. Prior to focusing on positive youth development and peacemaking, Brooke practiced in multiple areas of the law, from a big city large firm mergers & acquisitions practice to being a solo practitioner criminal defense lawyer. She is most proud of her husband, Loren Goldfarb (a former Little from Baltimore, Maryland), and her two amazing children, Macie & Lucas.

bdgoldfarb@bbbscfl.org Or 321-626-2858



IMG_3722Jennifer LeBaron 


Jenniferl@bbbscfl.org / Ext. 132



IMG_3648Jennifer Diaz 


Jennifer Diaz is a Client Support Manager with Big Brothers Big Sisters. She is responsible for maintaining contact with matched pairs to ensure successful and healthy relationships.  Jennifer graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Bachelor’s in Psychology and is currently pursuing her graduate degree in the Marriage and Family Therapy track at UCF. Jennifer enjoys taking Zumba classes, watching tv, and spending time with friends and family.

jenny@bbbscfl.org / Ext. 130



IMG_3621Donette Taylor  


donette@bbbscfl.org or (352) 363-1457