Meet the Central Tampa Team!


Center Manager 

Parisa is Iranian and speaks Farsi, Spanish and English. She has worked in multiple countries with many cultures and societies. Parisa's experience includes: Fifteen years as a teacher, ten years translating, and seven years at Family Resource Organization in Venezuela. Parisa has been with the CBFRCs since 2020. ¡Yo hablo español! من فارسی صحبت میکنم!


Early Childhood Service Coordinator

Jasmine graduated from the University of South Florida with a major in Public Health in 2019. She enjoys building strong relationships and helping families and is currently working on getting her Master's Degree in Maternal and Child Health. Jasmine has been with the CBFRCs since 2020. ¡Yo hablo español!


Intake/Referral Specialist

Maria is originally from Puerto Rico and lived in CT for many years before moving to FL three years ago.  Maria received her Bachelor's Degree in Human Services from University of Bridgeport with high honors.  In her previous work history, she has worked with children and families in different positions which she enjoys helping them and learning from them as well. ¡Yo hablo español! 


Family Specialist

Zully enjoys working with people, crafting and singing. She is originally from Humacao, Puerto Rico and now a Florida resident. Zully has been with the CBFRCs since 2021. ¡Yo hablo español!


Programming Specialist

Brittnye is a native of the Tampa Bay area. She graduated from St. Petersburg College with a degree in Educational Studies and Community Leadership. Brittnye loves to help her community and is committed to providing opportunities to increase the literacy rates in urban settings. Brittnye is compassionate and caring towards everyone who comes into the Center and is a bright and cheerful face that will greet you as you walk in the door.


Programming Specialist

Allison is from Tampa, Florida and is currently a student at the University of South Florida. Her major is Behavioral Health with a Concentration in Children's Mental Health and two minors: Applied Behavior Analysis and Public Service and Leadership. Allison enjoys working with kids and building relationships with her community. Upon graduation, she will be getting her Master's Degree in Behavioral Health.