Lariana Forsythe joined CASA as its Interim CEO on June 5, 2017. (Interim status is a temporary designation being used while Florida Administrative Rule requirements are completed.) She has more than 20 years of nonprofit experience with the Boys & Girls Clubs, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Special Olympics. Ms. Forsythe has held a variety of roles within these organizations, most recently serving as the VP/CDO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix.
Ms. Forsythe earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University, and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.
Ms. Forsythe was named the 2018 Business Woman of the Year through the Tampa Bay Business Journal.