Richard Stroud, CEO & Executive Director Rich has been the Executive Director of Everyday Blessings since March of 2011. He has extensive experience in child welfare that spans over 24 years. He has worked in case management, domestic violence prevention, quality assurance, and 15 + years of residential programming in Illinois and Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois-Springfield. He lives in Bradenton, Florida with his wife Kim and their two daughters; Mallory and Macey.
Nicholas Keuler, MBA, M.Ed. is the Director of Residential Services for Everyday Blessings and has has been in the position since 2009. Nic has more than 25 years experience in comprehensive mental health and therapeutic services for at risk children and their families. His areas of focus have included working with children in the foster care system by providing children’s crisis services, child welfare diversion and reunification services. Nic earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Services and Business Management from the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh. Nic holds an MBA with a concentration in management from Argosy University, an M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Georgia, and a Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from University of Georgia. Nic has also been an Adjunct Faculty member for 11 years teaching undergraduate Psychology, Communication and Business courses at two universities.
John Raymer, MBA, CWCM. is the Residential Program Office Manager for Everyday Blessings; he comes to us with a varied background. He has spent most of his life serving as a pastor however, he has most recently been a PreK assistant working with ESE and autistic children. He has also worked as a foster care licensing specialist and spent several years working for the Guardian ad Litem program as a Child Advocate Manager. John has an MBA with marketing specialty from St. Leo University. John loves to hike, camp, and travel. His travels have included Ethiopia, El Salvador, and Bangladesh. Although he has lived most of his life in FL, he has also lived in IN, KY, and AL. John has 5 children. Three of his 5 children were adopted from Ethiopia.