Staff

We are currently seeking a Bookkeeper to join our team.   

 

Christina Lambert

President & CEO

Email: Christina@EducationFoundationPBC.org
Phone: (561) 357-7659

Christina Lambert is the President and CEO of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.  Through the Foundation, she serves as a conduit for private sector investment and community involvement in our public schools.  She is an enthusiastic community advocate with an unwavering passion for enriching the lives of our students.

Most recently, Christina served as the Executive Director of Leadership Palm Beach County, where she unified and inspired leaders to strengthen their commitment to civic engagement, and to collaborate for the betterment of Palm Beach County.  Christina’s successes and her inspiring business practices have been widely recognized by her peers in numerous keynote speaking engagements and media interviews.

With her husband, Monte, Christina supports several community organizations including the 211 Crisis Line, Rotary, Place of Hope, the Business Development Board, World Leaders Conference, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and many others.   
Born and raised in Brevard County, Christina moved to Palm Beach County in 2007.  She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a Masters degree in Corporate Communication and Technology from Rollins College. 


Laura Bessinger-Morse

Program Officer

Email: Laura@EducationFoundationPBC.org
Phone: (561) 434-8970

Laura serves as Program Officer for the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County. She manages programs and grants that support our mission to advance student success in our public schools. She is passionate about providing every student access to educational opportunities that create future lifelong learners, inspired workers, and engaged community members. Laura builds partnerships and aligns funders and advocates to collectively address our students' greatest needs and help them overcome barriers to academic achievement and graduation.

An enthusiastic nonprofit leader, Laura has concentrated her career in both cultural arts and underserved communities. Formerly the Vice President of Development and Communications for Community Partners, a family and community development agency, she is a tireless advocate for Palm Beach County's children living in low-income or poverty conditions. Laura is appreciated for her insight and leadership in the museum, communications, and human services professions. She has received management and recognition awards from employers and partners.

Laura is married to Jeremy Morse, an innovative nonprofit thought leader. They have three daughters together. Laura serves on the Board Fund Committee of Community Partners, the City of West Palm Beach Art in Public Places Committee, is an active alumna of Leadership Palm Beach County, and supports many other cultural and philanthropic organizations. A native Floridian, Laura holds a B.A. in Communications and a B.A. in History from the University of West Florida.


Catherine Blomeke

Events Manager

Email: Catherine@EducationFoundationPBC.org
Phone: (561) 434-8428

Catherine Blomeke serves at the Community Engagement Manager for the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County. Her role is to partner with the community businesses, organizations and volunteers to raise awareness and valuable funds to support the initiatives of the Foundation through special events. Events include the 5K Heroes for Education, The Dwyer Awards, Leadership Awards, Shop & Share, and The Great Give.

Prior to joining the team, Catherine served the disabilities community at The Arc of Palm Beach County through volunteer and community relations as well as provided support within the conference arena at The Breakers Hotel for more than a decade. Her dedication and commitment to take action and make a difference inspire her to share a non-profit's mission so everyone can be part of the solution.

Catherine completed her MBA from Sacred Heart University and is married to Mark. They have two children who attend public schools in Palm Beach County. She is active with her children's sports as well as dog rescue volunteer work.

 


Lloyd Evans

Red Apple Supplies Store Manager

Email: Lloyd@EducationFoundationPBC.org
Phone: (561) 951-5527

Lloyd is the Store Manager of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County’s service program Red Apple Supplies.  He has 20 plus years of managerial experience in the retail industry with corporations such as Limited Brands Inc., Levi’s and Cash America International, overseeing storefront operations for Structure, Express, Victoria’s Secret’s, The Levi’s Store and Cash America Pawn.

His career has been focused on enhancing the customer shopping experience thru engagement and relationship building.  Cash America Pawn is where he developed a real passion to help those in need.  The chance to help the teachers and students of Palm Beach County was an opportunity of a lifetime.

 


Tina Daniels

Development Coordinator

Email: Tina@EducationFoundationPBC.org 
Phone: (561) 434-7303

 

Tina is the Development Coordinator for the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.  She has a long history of serving our students through her work with Title I schools in the Federal & State Department at the School District of Palm Beach County.  She has also served parents and the community through Family Engagement for many years. Her passion lies in ensuring underserved students receive the support they deserve.  

In her free time, Tina enjoys spending time with her family and traveling abroad.

 
 
 

 

 

 

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