Excel by Eight (E8) has added Sanci Richardson as communities manager. With an extensive community and economic development background, Richardson will help design and implement a strategy that organizes and engages individuals and organizations in E8 communities to build strong resource grids to make the organization’s vision a reality.

Sanci Richardson
Sanci Richardson

“Sanci brings a valuable amount of experience to Excel by Eight,” said Angela Duran, executive director of Excel by Eight. “With her proven track record of strategic planning and communications, we are thrilled to welcome her to our team as we continue to partner with families and the community to improve health and education outcomes for Arkansas children.”

As founder and CEO of The BRIDGE Consulting Group, Richardson provides consultant services to business and community leaders regarding broad-based community and economic development strategies. She has worked on behalf of the Delta Regional Authority, and prior to becoming a consultant, she served as a business development project manager for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

About Excel by Eight
Excel by Eight is a collaborative effort of more than 30 partner organizations focused on increasing Arkansas children’s health and education outcomes. It is committed to strengthening resource grids statewide by building local models for change; identifying and resolving policy barriers; and enhancing public understanding of early childhood development.