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BFT's Leadership

Our Directors

Executive Director

RANDI HOWARD

Co-Founder / Co-Owner

Started at BFT:

August 2000

Department

Private Adoption

Education:
  • B.A. Music Therapy, Eastern New Mexico University, 1976 

  • M.A. Human Relation Services and Counseling, Governor’s State University, 1980

Prior Related Experience:
  • Director of Family Programs, The Salvation Army Hope Center for Children

  • Director of Lafayette Habilitation Center

  • QMRP, Emmaus Homes

  • Youth Diversion Counselor, Blue Springs Police Department

What's your favorite thing about working at BFT and serving our children and families?  

"I love seeing all the positive growth in the employees, children, and families as they work to change their situation for the better."

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Case Management Director

ELIZABETH ERVIN

Co-Founder / Co-Owner

Started at BFT:

August 2000

Department

Case Management | Parent Aide | Transitional Living Scattered Sites

Education:
  • BA in Psychology, University of Missouri Columbia 1988

Prior Related Experience:
  • Family Service Worker, Salvation Army Hope Center for Children (9/1996-7/2000)

  • Residential Staff, Salvation Army Hope Center for Children (1/1992-9/1996)

What's your favorite thing about working at BFT and serving our children and families?  

"Working with our staff and learning new things every day. Watching staff grow in their ability and confidence in working for our families."

Resource Director

KIMBERLY BROWN

Co-Founder / Co-Owner

Started at BFT:

June 1999

Department

Resource

Education:
  • MBA, Business Management & Strategy, Western Governor’s University

  • B.S., Southeast Missouri State

Prior Related Experience:
  • Licensed Foster/Adoptive Parent with the State of Missouri

  • NCTSN Trainer Certified

What's your favorite thing about working at BFT and serving our children and families?  

"I love that we have the ability to impact lives and a role in helping children and families have a brighter future!"

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