Darrell Evora is the President (since 2005) and Chief Operating Officer (since 2002) for EMQ FamiliesFirst.
He is responsible for all cross-agency operations (Clinical Programming/Services, Finance, Human Resources,
Information Technology, Outcomes & Evaluations, Organizational Development, Utilization Review/Utilization Management,
Quality Assurance), program development and Agency strategic planning. Darrell has been with EMQ for fifteen years
and previously held a variety of clinical positions with steadily increasing levels of responsibility. In December
1999, Darrell became EMQ's statewide Wraparound Division Director and was responsible for all aspects of developing
and implementing individualized care services and ensuring their clinical quality, effectiveness and fiscal management.
Prior to entering the mental health field, Darrell spent over 20 years in several executive level positions in the high
tech industry, including VP of Marketing for Network Computing, Inc. and VP of Marketing for Novell, Inc.
Darrell is a Board member of the California Alliance of Child and Family Services. He was formerly a Social Services
Commissioner as well as President for the Association of Mental Health Contract Agencies in Santa Clara County.
Darrell is a native of Santa Clara County and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Master Degrees
in both Business Administration and Counseling Psychology from the University of Santa Clara.
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