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

Sara Oliver
Chief Human Resources Officer

John Dogaer
Senior Vice President | Information Technology

Eb Blakely
Vice President | Behavioral Services

Rob Cage
Vice President | Client Advancement & Skill Development

Rochelle Brockington
Vice President | Finance, Planning and Analysis

Mark Garstka
Vice President | I.D.E.A.S.

Bob Haight
Vice President | Philanthropy

Meet the Board of Directors

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


Steve Stanford
Vice Chair / Treasurer | Sr. Vice President, Wealth Management - Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management


Kyle Becker
Secretary | Commissioner -
City of Apopka


Hedi Ago
IT Utility Director - Orlando Utilities Commission


Suzanne Bennett, CPA
Past Board Chair | Red Gate Solutions


Michael G. Candiotti, Esq.
Attorney - Latham, Shuker, Eden and Beaudine, LLP


Jack Cadden
Partner, Audit Services -


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


Mark Crandall

Mark Crandall
Chief Information Officer, Consulate Health Care


Chris Crockett
Honorary Board Member | Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Team Leader - SunTrust Bank


Lavinia Dierking
General Counsel - AAA


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


Kathy Garrett, M.D.
Past President - Medical Center Radiology Group


Randy Halley
Managing Principal - Summit Utilities Consulting


Eric Jackson
Board Member Emeritus | President & CEO - Total Roof Services


Scot LaFerté
Honorary Board Member | Vice President, Human Resources - Universal Orlando Resort


Doug Lord
Resource Development Chair | General Manager, Disney’s Boardwalk Resort at Walt Disney World


Jeremy Niedfeldt
Senior Managing Consultant - PFM Financial Advisors LLC


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


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


Chakri Toleti
Honorary Board Member | Founder & CEO - HealthGrid


Ron Whalen
Vice President - Roger B. Kennedy Construction Co


Meet the Tampa Advisory Board

Steve Bernstein
Regional Managing Partner - Fisher Phillips LLP


Noel Boeke, Esq.
Partner - Holland & Knight


Michael E. Griffin
Market Leader - Savills


Bob McKay
President, Owner, CEO - McKay Advertising + Activation


Lynette Reynolds
Operations & Sales Manager - Patio Products Manufacturing Inc.


  • What Residents Say

    “Never ever think that you can't live on your own because it's always possible that you can.”

    BRAD Resident / Quest Village
  • 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.