Leadership team in Haiti

  • Maxeau Pierre
    Executive Director
    My name is Maxeau Pierre. I attended law school, as well as getting certified by Cisco in Computer Networking. I have completed my university studies in Entrepreneurship, as well. I am the Executive Director at Renand Foundation. Supporting our marginalized people is my passion; you can see that in my work. I work daily to support the people of Haiti, as it drives change and brings happiness to me, as well.
  • Djepson Pierre
    Asst. Director
    My name is Djepson Pierre and I am from Pignon, Haiti. I studied Electrical Engineering at the university, and am now studying Project Management. I have been with the Renand Foundation since 2015, and I am the Assistant Director. My passions include helping others and sharing my knowledge. I believe together we can accomplish the extraordinary!
  • Fanel Lame
    Superintendent of Schools
    My name is Fanel. I was born and raised in Jacmel, Haiti. I am the holder of an associate degree in administration at Pennfoster Career SchooI, Pennsylvania, holder of   a (DALF C1) diploma in Advanced French Study and I do hold an associate degree in Education. I work for Renand Foundation as a superintendent. I manage all the Renand’s Schools and the afterschool programs. I am visionary individual with a clear sense of purpose. My  goal is to work hard to alleviate the poverty in Haiti through education.
  • Leon Laurent
    Senior Case Manager
    I am Leon Laurent, and was raised in Source Matelas, Haiti. I have been the Senior Case Manager for the Renand Foundation since 2016. I visit the homes of the children we serve, and ensure our sponsors are updated on the children and families they help to support. I know from personal experience how important this is to the children and families of Haiti. I pray that more and more children can get their education and live the life of their dreams, just like me. I studied special education and inclusive schooling, and I am now studying management strategy to complete my degree.
  • Jean Raynold Colas
    Micro-loan Program Coordinator
    I am Jean-Raynold Colas, from Jacmel Haïti. I am a Language and Office computing teacher. I am a graduate in Leadership and currently studying Marketing Management in college. One of my passions in life is to contribute to the success of others because I believe a candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.  I have been the Microloan Program Manager for the Renand Foundation since 2018.
  • Dr. Roosevelt Joseph
    Medical Director

Board of Directors

  • Andis Tamayo
    Founder, President, & Chair of the Board of Directors
    I am a man in service of Humanity
  • Roy Waldron
    Roy F. Waldron retired in 2018 as Senior Vice President‚ Associate General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at Pfizer. He has been published numerous times in the field of intellectual property, and has often served as a panelist and keynote speaker. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Starton Therapeutics, a company specializing in transdermal drug delivery devices. Roy holds a JD from New York University School of Law -- a PhD from Yale University and a BA from Dartmouth College.
  • James Greer “Jim”
    Board Member
    Jim Greer is currently the Chief Executive Officer of an ultra-high net worth family in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area. In his current role he leads the family office executive team and investment committee. He oversees all family office operations including investments, tax and estate planning, philanthropic administration, capital projects, operating businesses, real estate and human resources. Jim recently moved to Fort Lauderdale with his husband Brett where they are both active in many philanthropic endeavors.
  • Carlos Maza
    Board Member
    Carlos Maza is originally from El Salvador where he trained as a dentist.  After graduation, he moved to the United States and worked as a consultant to numerous dental practices for over 15 years where he has helped new and experienced dental professionals improve their craft, their practices, and their business.  Most recently, Carlos has worked as Director of Clinical Operations for a multi-practice group in north and central Florida before moving back to Miami where has resumed his work as a business consultant.  Inspired by the work of the Renand Foundation, Carlos has led groups of dentists to Haiti on numerous occasions as the director of the Renand Foundation’s dental program.  
  • Sally Stephens
    Board Member
    With more than 30 + years of global channel experience, Sally serves as Coupa’s SVP of Alliances Programs for Coupa’s partner ecosystem. A strong proponent of enabling women and minorities to succeed, Sally was the original founder and current board member of Coupa’s D&I Empower group to help women succeed in business. She is also passionate about paying it forward and was instrumental in the creation of LevelUp which is Coupa’s internal mentoring program.
  • Guy DeGiacinto
    Board Member
    I am a creative, passionate and driven person who’s ‘big why’ is to help others. I come from creative background in education and a business owner. I am a proud LGBTQ+ human. I have a husband and two white mini schnauzers. I believe in EQUITY and EQUALITY and driven mindset to be successful. I am a self starter who believes in teamwork. My legacy is to help put an end to homelessness.
  • George Zuber
    George Zuber is the president of Buddha Dog Productions, which produces social impact documentaries and short narrative films.  Recent films include Where Justice Ends, narrated by the Tony award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Just Gender, narrated by Tony and Emmy award-winner Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers, Madame Secretary). Among his many community activities, Mr. Zuber served as a member of the Boards of Directors of Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the Actors Fund, Lambda Legal, SAGE USA and the OutShine Film Festival.  Prior to retirement, Mr. Zuber was a partner with the international accounting and consulting firm, Deloitte LLP.

Advisory Council

  • Renato Silva
    Advisory Council Chair
    Renato has made it his life’s work to improve the lives of everyone he comes across, one person or child at a time. His career as a licensed physical trainer and founder/owner of two fitness studios is dedicated to helping others live healthier lives and make healthier decisions.
  • Francine Rahe
    Advisory Council Member
    Francine is a prominent professional in the personal, business, and leadership training industry with over 25 years of experience. She is an ICF member and her coaching school, Diamond Coaching Academy, graduated its inaugural class in 2019 and it is currently qualifying for ICF certification. Francine is the co-founder of AMP Trainings, a cutting-edge, innovated technology with a curriculum that guarantees extraordinary results to committed participants. She holds the designation of Master Trainer and is loved world-wide by her thousands of students who appreciate her compassionate, direct and visionary approach to their transformation.
  • Joe McElroy
    Advisory Council Member
    Joe is from Cedar Rapids, IA GRADUATED, Northwestern University Evanston IL. CAREER: 39 years at Neiman Marcus – now retired Joe brings a wealth of knowledge to our board as Assistant Buyer Department Manager, Buyer Store Merchandise Manager Store, Human Resource Manager, Store Operations Manager, Store VP/General Manager.
  • Steven Crawfrod
    Advisory Council Member
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