Palm Beach Florida Weekly

Habitat for Humanity names new CFO



Gregory Brown has been named chief financial officer for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County.

The CFO is a part of the leadership team for the affiliate and manages the overall budget including ReStore operations, development, and construction.

Prior to accepting his current position, Mr. Brown had over a decade of experience with Habitat for Humanity affiliates, including serving as the CEO for Habitat for Humanity of Key West & the Lower Keys and as CFO for Habitat affiliates in Miami and Columbus, Ohio. He is a U.S. Certified Public Accountant with a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Miami.

Mr. Brown also represents Team USA at the Age Group World Championships for Triathlon. He is an avid triathlete and enjoys traveling.

Lighthouse for the Blind names two to board

Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches has elected two new members to its board, Kim Clawson and Tekesha Saffold.



Ms. Clawson spent her career working at various agencies, including the Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach the Treasure Coast, and the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County, and is about to embark on a new career at Trustbridge Hospice. She also worked from 1993 to 2003 as Lighthouse’s director of rehabilitation.

Ms. Saffold is an ADA consultant who specializes in paratransit and mobility services for the disabled. She designed and conducted American Disabilities Act sensitivity training for local government, she works with various agencies to assist them in providing services for the disabled, she was the former president of the National Federation of the Blind of Palm Beach County and was recently accepted into the Master of Public Administration program at Florida Atlantic University.

Both new members will serve a term of four years.

Outlets to host job fair

Palm Beach Outlets ( will host a job fair in partnership with CareerSource Palm Beach County from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 1. Over 40 retailers and restaurants will be participating and looking to hire including kate spade new york, Saks OFF 5th, Whole Foods, Nike Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Bed Bath & Beyond, Starbucks, Red Robin, Vera Bradley, and more. Representatives at each participating business will be available to answer questions and meet with interested candidates.



“The Palm Beach Outlets Job Fair is a wonderful opportunity for our community members to come and meet with a wide array of retailers and restaurants who have available positions,” Trina Holmsted, Marketing Director of Palm Beach Outlets, said in a statement. “It’s the perfect time to explore the many full or part-time employment options for the summer and beyond.”

Palm Beach Outlets is immediately off Interstate 95 on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in West Palm Beach. For more information, visit ¦







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