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Shirley O’Rear, Executive Director

Shirley O’Rear has been employed with Brehon for 20+ years and has served as a case manager for the S.A.F.E. Program, as well as a support worker supervisor, an assessment worker, and a program manager for Healthy Families Leon.

Prior to employment with Brehon, Shirley was self-employed as a bookkeeper. She also spent a decade working for the Florida Center for Children & Youth. Shirley has a sincere passion for helping families, students and volunteers achieve their personal and professional goals.

Shirley graduated from Florida State University with a BS in Child Development and a minor in Social Work. She is married and has a son, a daughter and six granddaughters.