Adopt-A- Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc., an agency dedicated to bringing families in crisis to stability and self-sufficiency, is proud to announce that Matthew Constantine has been appointed CEO of the agency. Constantine, who has been with Adopt- A-Family since 2002, will now manage the $5.5 million budget, and the day-to-day operations of the agency, which serves more than 1,500 children and families throughout Palm Beach County each year. Constatinine’s achievements during his tenure at the agency to date include playing an instrumental role in significantly expanding their affordable housing portfolio, enhancing their social service and housing programs, and garnering national attention through grant awards from the Kresage Foundation, Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders, and TD Bank’s Housing for Everyone Competition. “Helping to educate, empower, and assist families in need is a passion of mine,” said Constantine when asked about this new role within the organization. “I am excited to bring some new ideas to life, and to watch our organization grow and help even more children and families. We’ve done great work over the years. I look forward to the future.” In addition to his work with Adopt-A- Family, Constantine has served as the Vice Chairman of the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and was an executive member of Palm Beach County’s Continuum of Care. He received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Barry University in Dade County, Florida. Constantine resides in Lake Worth with his wife, Linnea and son. For more information on this appointment, or to learn more about Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc., please contact (561) 253- 1361 or visit www.adoptafamilypbc.org.