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BRACE Announces new CEO

Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is honored to announce that Dr. Nick Jackson has been named the new Chief Executive Officer.


Before joining BRACE, Dr. Jackson worked with Escambia River Electric Cooperative, Inc. With over 24 years of public service to both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and holding numerous leadership roles, he brings a passion for serving others along with his knowledge and drive to guide BRACE in its disaster readiness, response, and recovery programs in Escambia County and throughout the state of Florida.

“BRACE has been a valuable partner in assisting our citizens with preparedness, long-term recovery and a host of other services since its inception,” said Escambia County Emergency Manager Travis Tompkins. “Emergency Management is looking forward to the continued collaboration, and we look forward to working with Dr. Jackson as he enters his new role serving Escambia County.”

BRACE is a nonprofit organization based in Pensacola whose mission is to make communities disaster-resilient through public-private partnerships. BRACE is nationally known for its commitment to partnerships by fostering communication, cooperation, collaboration, and coordination among community, faith-based, non-profit, private and public organizations, and individuals active in one or more functions of emergency management.