Children’s Home Society of Florida named 15-year human services leader Sean Golder executive director of its Emerald Coast Division, serving children and families in Bay County and the surrounding areas.
Golder, who was previously executive director of Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health in South Carolina, has extensive experience in executive operations, strategic planning, fundraising and program development. He is also a veteran of the United States Army and the Florida National Guard and was deployed on active duty during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
“I’m ecstatic to be joining this organization,” he said. “I look forward to working to better serve our families here in the Emerald Coast.” Golder will drive efforts in the Bay County area focused on breaking cycles of abuse for more families through counseling, preventive services and family-strengthening programs.
Golder received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida.
About Children’s Home Society of Florida:
On the front lines since 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida is the oldest and largest statewide organization devoted to helping children and families. Childrenâ€™s Home Society of Florida offers services that help break the cycles of abuse in more families, heal the pain for traumatized children, guide teens to successfully transition into adulthood and create strong, loving families through adoption. Childrenâ€™s Home Society of Florida serves approximately 100,000 children and families throughout the state each year. For more information, visit www.chsfl.org.