Owner, Marketing Expressions
With 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, events and non-profit management, Nicole Garroutte runs a boutique marketing firm working with non-profits and small businesses to develop, build and execute on communications and marketing strategies. Nicole spent 15 years working with Larkin Street Youth Services, a homeless youth service provider, as Director of Marketing and Communications and worked with Kidspace Children’s Museum, Blanc & Otus PR firm and various small business owners. When asked to help found Rebuild Paradise Foundation there was no question that this was the best way to help our community heal and move forward.
Executive Director, Achieve Charter School
Casey Taylor is the founder and Executive Director of Achieve Charter Schools of Paradise. She is a member of the Paradise Rotary Club, the Paradise Citizens’ Alliance, the Ridge Chamber, sits on the California Charter Schools Association Member Council, is the Chair of the Butte County Charter Leaders Network. Born and raised in Paradise, her life mission has been to ensure Paradise children have high quality education options. Casey has been an educator in Paradise since 1996 and helped opened Achieve's first charter school in 2005. As a Rebuild Paradise Foundation board member she is committed to rebuilding Paradise with education as an anchor for a successful community.
Founder of the Rebuild Paradise Foundation
Charles Brooks is a graduate of CSU Chico with a degree in Business Administration. Charles and his wife Jennifer have been residents of Paradise, CA since 2004 and Butte County since 1998. Charles is the Founder of the Rebuild Paradise Foundation and has a heart for service. He is an Eagle Scout and been involved in several volunteer civic organizations including; Boy Scouts of America Students in Free Enterprise, Butte County Search & Rescue, Paradise Citizens’ Alliance, the Camp Fire Collaborative and has coached his boys’ soccer teams for many years. Founding Rebuild Paradise Foundation was an easy choice and necessary step to assist Butte County and other fire affected communities recover in a meaningful way for many years to come. When not working, you can usually find Charles in the mountains, on a hike, attempting to run or enjoying time with his family.
Holly Fisher and her family are long time residents of Paradise. Holly graduated from CSU Chico with her degree in Nursing in 2008. In addition to continued work in the medical field, Holly became a staff member of the Rebuild Paradise Foundation after the Camp Fire (2019-2022). She has a deep understanding of the foundation’s mission and the struggles our community has endured, the resilience and the determination of its people. Holly is also a board member for Paradise Little League. She is dedicated to rebuilding and improving upon our amazing community, especially for future generations of Ridge residents. Serving on the Rebuild Paradise Foundation board is such an exciting way to support our community’s comeback story!