TED PREHODKA - President and Board of Directors

Ted is a retired LCDR, Supply Corps, US Navy, whose last duty station was as Comptroller of the Naval International Logistics Office. After that career, he spent the next 30 years as owner of a Management Search firm. His second retirement brought him to South Carolina, where he met Jim Toomey, became involved with the special needs children, and agreed to take over from Jim and create the 501(c)(3) charity he named in Jim Toomey’s honor.

PAUL VALLEE - Vice President and Board of Directors

Paul is a Private Banker with Wells Fargo. He carries an insurance producers license from the State of South Carolina, as well as series 7 and 66 securities licenses.

JENNIFER AINSWORTH - Vice President, School Liaison and Board of Directors

Jennifer has taught the Mild/Moderate Special Needs Class at Socastee High Schoolm Myrtle beach, SC since 2006. She coordinates the Special Olympics Spring Games for Horry County. She was named the 2013-2014 Horry County Teacher of the Year.

DIANE HADDLE - Vice President, Finance and Board of Directors

Diane is a retired Certified Public Accountant. She has practiced for more than twenty-five years, specializing in tax-exempt organizations.


Secretary/Treasurer and Board of Directors

Pat started her career as a high school math teacher. She then worked for 28 years for the Hartz Mountain Corporation, retiring as the Director of Government Relations.