Team Members

Judy Watson

Chief Executive Officer

Judy Watson, Executive Director/CEO has been employed at Rainbow of Challenges since August 1989 and has worked in many different positions throughout the past 26 years. Judy feels that each position change has given her a full understanding of the organization as a whole and forced her to learn about all aspects of the services/supports …

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Teresa Porter

Chief Financial Officer

Teresa Porter has been employed by Rainbow of Challenges since September 1987 and has worked in many different positions during her tenure. Teresa feels that each position change has given her a broad understanding of the organization and enabled her to learn all aspects of the organization’s administration in relation to the services/supports available to …

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Kris Stewart

Adult Services Vice President, QIDP

Kris Stewart joined ROC in 2000 as the Residential and Day Service Coordinator. He currently serves as Vice President of Residential Services and Training. He also serves as the QIDP for Omega Home (ICF/IID). Kris lives in Hope and is married to Delma Stewart and they have two children. Kris graduated from Ouachita Baptist University …

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Karri Whitten

Children Services Vice President

Karri Whitten is the Children Services Vice President. She began as the Qualified Developmental Disability Professional (QDDP) for ROC’s Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF/MRDD) in 1998. Prior to joining ROC, Karri served as a Program Coordinator for the Arkadelphia Human Development Center and as a Certified Recreational Therapist for an extensive variety …

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Brenda Brantley

Adult Day Services Vice President

Brenda Brantley was “born and raised” in Hope, Arkansas and has lived in this area her entire life.  She graduated from Hope High School and later in life, attended SAU in Magnolia, where she earned her BSW (Bachelor of Social Work) Degree. Brenda and her husband, David, currently reside in Bodcaw.  Her employment with Rainbow …

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Jennifer Block

Vice President of Innovation and Development

Jennifer Block, Vice President of Innovation and Development began her ROC career in February 2011 as Assistant Director of Children Services. She is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, TX with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Studies. Jennifer is the wife of Jeremy Block, Maintenance Manager with Georgia Pacific …

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Scotty Powell

Corporate Compliance Officer

Scotty Powell, Corporate Compliance Officer, graduated Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas in 2004, with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration. Scotty began his career working with Rainbow of Challenges, Inc. (ROC) in 2005 as a Direct Support Professional (DSP). When not working, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his favorite hunting buddy-daughter, …

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