Executive Team

Donna Biase
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

While her background is in accounting and auditing, giving back to her community has always been a part of Donna’s life. She volunteered in...

Debbie Ellman
Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer

Debbie Ellman has volunteered tirelessly in the public school system in Palm Beach County for many years. Through a community service project, she became...

Caren Sollod
Grounded for Life Program Director

For more than a decade, Caren Sollod has dedicated her efforts to making a difference in the lives of children. Starting in the public...

Luz Chandeck
Foundations Program Director

Believing that a stable home and a good education are two of the most important things a child needs to succeed in life, Luz...

Rosmery Rivas
College Director - Admissions & Financial Aid

Rosmery brings an extensive background in the college enrollment process to Best Foot Forward. Rosmery assists them with navigating the college system, helping them...

Mandy Bennett
College Director - Advising & Scholarships

For the last 20 years, Mandy has been influencing the lives of Palm Beach County high school students in various capacities. As a high...