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CONTACT  (850) 833 - 7587
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General Assistance  
Fort Walton Beach Center Manager 
Mary Travis, Ext. 2138

Support Team
Harry Oliver, Ext. 2101 
Randy Hunter, Ext. 2106
Malcolm Parker, Ext. 2120
Ann Farrior, Ext. 2124
Jackie Dallas, Ext. 2131
JJ Howell, Ext. 2147
Jobs and Benefits Administrator/HR Liaison Department of Economic Opportunity
Mary Travis, Ext. 2138
Jobs and Benefits Supervisor, DEO 
Kenneth Wallace, Ext. 2119 
Sherry Walls, Ext. 2155

Training and WorkforceNOW! Programs
WIOA Adult/DW Team Lead
Cheryl Hall, 850-520-5990 ext 2202 
WIOA Adult/DW Career Advisors 
Priscilla Floyd, Ext. 2204
WorkforceNOW!/WIOA Youth Career Advisors
Mei Lanie Acevedo-Tsai, Ext. 2104
Logan Silvia, Ext. 2206
WIOA Outreach
Ryann Stuart, Ext. 2201

SNAP Employment & Training (Food Assistance) & Welfare Transition (Cash Assistance) Programs
SNAP/WT Team Lead
Brandon Elkins, 850-520-5990 Ext. 2205 or 850-428-6275
SNAP/WT Career Advisors 
Allison Cosenza, Ext. 2126 
Dennis Knighten, Ext. 2203
Preeti Pathak, Ext. 2108 
Sandy Wells. Ext. 2121

Business Services


Business Services Team Lead  

Emmy Epperson, Ext. 2129


Business Services Account Managers 

Bobby Turner, Ext. 2118


Veteran and Military Family Employment

Veteran Program Manager 
Ken Wallace, Ext. 2119 
Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialists (DVOP) 
Albert Bibbins, Ext. 2127 or 850-865-1424 
Will Williams, Ext. 2123 or 850-865-1683 
Marcus Sallee, Ext. 2117 or 850-865-1362
Joanna Sorensen, Ext. 2128 or 850-865-0636
Rufus Neely, Ext. 2151 or 850-865-2518
Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVER)
Aaron Pidcock, Ext. 2115 or 850-865-0678
Brian Crenshaw, Ext. 2110 or 850-865-1727
Greg Dorner, Ext. 2113 or 850-865-1214 
Military Family Employment Advocacy Team Lead
Mayra Reynoso, Ext. 2109
MFEA Career Advisor - Eglin Education Center
Melissa Davis, 850-533-4043
Rachel Vazquez

Get There Faster Veteran Services 
Meraldine (Meds) Soukhamneut, Ext. 2153
Vocational Rehabilitation
Ext. 2112

Rapid Response Coordinator / Special Projects Manager
Randy Hunter, Ext. 2106