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Marci Swaim-Wild

Founder/Director

Marci Wild, a native Floridian, grew up primarily in a single mother family. As a child she witnessed the many hours her mother worked to meet the needs of the family. During this time there wasn’t a strong base of community resources to help her mom with the financial and emotional stress of being a single parent. Marci became a single parent at the age of 20 and again at the age of 26. She, in turn, began to experience the financial and emotional stress of being a single parent to her precious children. Knowing the need within the community, Marci began E.S.T.H.E.R. in 2002. Weekly meetings begun, community resources enlisted, and donations of clothing/household items were received to help other single mother families. These steps led to the opening of E.S.T.H.E.R. office in 2007. Marci married in 2008 and was blessed with another child. Currently she continues to move E.S.T.H.E.R. forward by implementing innovative programs, cultivating relationships with dedicated volunteers and connecting with local/national business partners allowing E.S.T.H.E.R. to continue embracing single mother families throughout Central Florida.

marci.wild@esthersmo.com         407-331-6436 ext. 1421

ESTHER Marci Wild Bio

Karen Sellers

Assistant Director

 Karen is the Assistant Director of E.S.T.H.E.R. where she develops programs to reach the community while giving support to the staff and volunteers. She has spent many years working and giving back to Central Florida through various volunteer “adventures” and working in the non-profit arena. She is a native Floridian, who is married with two grown children. Her heart to help others began when she started volunteering at a local abuse shelter at the age of 13. It was the beginning of her love of community and her belief that we must treat others as we want to be treated. Being at E.S.T.H.E.R. allows her to use her gifts of administration and creativity while serving the community in which she belongs.

karen.sellers@esthersmo.com         407-331-6436 ext. 1423

ESTHER Karen Sellers Bio

Rachae Serafine

Operations Coordinator

Rachae is a native Floridian and has worked at E.S.T.H.E.R. since 2010. Growing up in a single mother household she knows first-hand some of the struggles that the families we serve go through. Rachae received her BA in Organizational Leadership from Southeastern University with a focus in non-profit and community organizations. Upon receiving her degree, Rachae has been able to develop and support the administrative needs of E.S.T.H.E.R.. Being a part of the team of ESTHER has allowed her to not only impact her community, but also minister to the children encouraging them to rise above their moms struggle and break the statistic.

rachae.serafine@esthersmo.com         407-331-6436 ext. 1422

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Geri Peebles

Ministry Coordinator

Geri is the Ministry Coordinator of E.S.T.H.E.R., she ministers to the moms and the volunteers during the week to uplift, encourage, and point them to Jesus. She has volunteered with E.S.T.H.E.R. for many years. Geri was born and raised in New York. In 1981 she relocated to Orlando, where she met and married her husband, they have 2 daughters. Her heart is to help the moms and volunteers to hold on tight to God and His word, that His promises are sure and true, that Jesus fulfilled every one of them the day He gave His life for us on the cross.

geri.peebles@esthersmo.com         407-331-6436 ext. 1424

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Administrative Volunteers

Julie W. – Accountant

Board of Directors

Andrea Aylett-Hosch, Realtor / Attorney

Vincent Cuda, Pastor / Investor

Amy Gerth, HR Business Partner Manheim Auctions

Barbara Meurer, 4Life Platinum International Diamond

Mario Prisciandaro, CEO All American Housing Solutions

Ellen Westpfahl, Assistant GM Manheim Auctions