Who are we? Read our story

Quest, Inc. supports Central Floridians with developmental disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play.

Our mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. As the premier provider through our comprehensive service offerings, children and adults imagine and achieve their goals. For over 50 years, Quest, Inc. has transformed the lives of thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities.



When you choose HOPE,
anything is possible...



Meet the Leadership Team

John Gill
President | CEO

Brooke Eakins
Chief Operating Officer

Todd Thrasher
Chief Financial Officer

Eb Blakely
Vice President | Behavioral Services

John Dogaer
Vice President | Information Technology

Sue Koziol
Vice President | Vocational & Business Services

Kathy Lopus
Vice President | Development


Doris Williams
Vice President | Human Resources

Meet the Board of Directors

Suzanne Bennett, CPA
Board Chair | Managing Director, Accounting Services - AAA National

 

Dawn Olivardia
Treasurer/Finance Chair | Partner - Grant Thornton, LLP

 

Andrew Hebert
Vice Chair/Governance Chair | Sr. Vice President, Commercial Lender - CenterState Bank

 

Steve Stanford
Secretary | Sr. Vice President, Wealth Management - Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

 

Jack Cadden
Partner, Audit Services - RSM US LLP

 

Becky Cherney
Retired, President & CEO - Florida Health Care Coalition

 

Chris Crockett
Group Vice President, Business Banking - SunTrust Bank

 

Randy Halley
Managing Principal - Summit Utilities Consulting

 

Doug Lord
Resource Development Chair | Director, Workforce Management & Ops Training - Walt Disney World Parks & Resort

 

Scot LaFerté
Senior Vice President, Human Resources - Universal Orlando Resort

 

Jeremy Niedfeldt
Senior Managing Consultant - PFM Financial Advisors LLC

 

Bernadette Spong
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer - Orlando Health

 

Chakri Toleti
Founder & CEO - HealthGrid

 

Lavinia Dierking
General Counsel - AAA

 

James Gallagher
Board Member Emeritus | Sales Manager Orlando - Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

 

  • What Parents Say

    “The future may be unknown, but it is much brighter and we would never have been able to meet these milestones without Quest.”

    LIZ Parent / Quest Kids Therapy Center
  • What Parents Say

    “My daughter loves it. She loves the staff because they take good care of all of the campers that go there. She starts preparing to go back to camp the day I pick her up! I feel very comfortable; she’s safe and I’m satisfied.”

    MARY Parent / Quest's Camp Thunderbird
  • What Team Members Say

    “The work environment at Quest is one that is unparalleled. Fellow employees are always willing to help and inspiration is constantly provided by leadership.”

    MICHELLE Marketing and Communications Coordinator / Quest, Inc.