our mission

Building long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community.

our vision

A Central Florida where all at-risk youth have the tools, character qualities, and hope to succeed in life.

get to know our staff & board

our staff

executive team

Jonas Cayo, Operations Director

Jonas Cayo, President/CEO

Sherry Paramore, President

Sarah Hanson, Finance Director

Tatiana Montanez, Program Director

Tatiana Montanez, Program Director

Stephaney Moses, Teacher/Mentor

Stephaney Moses, Post-Secondary Coordinator

pipeline coordinators

Crystal Auguste

Jimmy Rodriguez, OakRidge Pipeline Coordinator

Crystal Auguste

Robert De La Torre, Jones Pipeline Coordinator

Alex Zengotita, Evans Pipeline Coordinator

Alex Zengotita, Evans Pipeline Coordinator

teacher / mentors

Edward Miranda, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Edward Miranda, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Ruthanne Augustin, Teacher/Mentor

Ruthanne Augustin, Teacher/Mentor

Deirdra Smith, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Deirdra Smith, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Breanna McKnight, Teacher/Mentor

Breanna McKnight, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Reginald Thimothee, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Reginald Thimothee, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Scott Labbe, Teacher/Mentor

Scott Labbe, Teacher/Mentor

Abril Rodriguez, Teacher/Mentor

Abril Rodriguez, Teacher/Mentor

Shaq Price, Teacher/Mentor

Shaquille Price, Teacher/Mentor

Anthony Negron, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Anthony Negron, Senior Teacher/Mentor

Linda Ruiz, Teacher/Mentor

Chevarlyn Corley, Teacher/ Mentor

Ernest LeCounte, Teacher/Mentor

our board of directors

Steve Tomaszewski, Chairman
Entec Polymers: Senior Vice President & General Manager

Jack McGill
Founder

Jeff Deery
Partner at Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A,

Karen Avery
Community Partner

Jonathan Perry
Greenberg Traurig

Leslie Nelson
Community Partner

Mike Sleaford
SouthState Bank

Lance Walker, Jr.
Walker & Company, Inc.: President

Erik Nelson
NNN: Director of Acquisitions

Malika Harrison
Orlando Magic: Director of Social Responsibility

Megan Costa DeVault
Akerman, LLP

Melissa Mikkelson
Liberty Properties

Patricia Loy
Titan Properties

together, we elevate orlando

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2022 Vision Breakfast