On October 3rd, 2017 - Center Center for Child Counseling’s CEO, Renée Layman was named Executive of the Year by Nonprofits First at their first annual Nonprofits First "Hats Off" award ceremony, held at the Harriet Himmel Theater in West Palm Beach. A total of 28 CEOs and Executive Directors were nominated, from all across Palm Beach County. This prestigious award honors an executive “whose distinguished achievements have resulted in significant progress toward improving a community issue.” Under Renée's leadership, Center for Child Counseling has provided direct services for over 3,000 children - and trained over 3,500 professionals in the educational, medical, and childcare sectors. Renée Layman is a part of Leadership Florida’s Cornerstone class of XXXVI and graduated from Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2010. Center for Child Counseling was founded in 1999 to provide the foundation for playful, healthful, and hopeful living for children and families in Palm Beach County.