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Experience

KAY TITA | FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | 2015 - Present

January 2015 - Present

Kay Tita a social impact organization focusing on ending the cycle of aid dependency in Haiti by emphasizing partnerships, raising capital, and facilitating impact investing opportunities in Port-au-Prince. Supported the design of a web platform to empower and connect the Haitian-Americans to mentoring opportunities with entrepreneurs in Haiti in partnership with Microsoft during the 2017 Hack for Good. 

impact hub port-au-prince | co FOUNDER 

2017 - Present

A sustainable co-community space that supports and nurtures entrepreneurs, and innovators in order to elevate and restore the health of Haiti. We believe a better world is created through the combined accomplishments of compassionate, creative, and committed individuals focused on a common purpose.

PORT-AU-PRINCE STARTUP WEEK | FOUNDER | Co organizer

2016 - Present

Produced a seven-day city-wide conference/ cultural experience to celebrate and promote Port-au-Prince’s entrepreneurial spirit, possibilities and opportunities. Facilitated over 100+ events, ranging from workshops, speakers, mentoring opportunities, networking, professional development, technology and sustainability. Created opportunities for entrepreneurs to learn from the successes and failures of the most amazing change-makers, founders and entrepreneurs from Haiti and abroad. Fostered international speakers and leaders to provide and inspire entrepreneurial thinking and community development.

KENBE FEM DOCUMENTARY | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | 

2010 - 2017

Co-Wrote and produced Kenbe Fem through a partnership with The Production Foundry which narrates David PierreLouis’s mission to find his mother in Haiti after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake of January 12, 2010. Through his immersion in the ruins, he fights and joins forces to fill the gaps left by the Haitian government & various NGOs. Organized twenty three private screenings in six counties. Managed project to stay within a $50,000 budget. Organized production schedule and all filming in Haiti, responsible for the creation of the soundtrack using local musicians.

HAITI COFFEE CO. | CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER |

October 2015 - Present

Increased company revenue from just internet sales to developing new products and penetrating new markets and territories. Created new digital brand for Haiti Coffee Co. General company administration, hiring staff, marketing, payroll, and training. Increasing company awareness through sponsoring events and enhancing social media presence

LUCID Lounge. | CEO |

January 2008 - October 2015

Management Responsibilities: Employed and trained twenty Employees and managed over fifty vendors while adhering to strict budgets to increase profits and manage positive cash flow

Partnership Development: Created and facilitated over 100 key partnerships ranging from relationships with the University of Washington, the City of Seattle and the NW African Art Museum.

Client Management: Established LUCID as a premier craft cocktail caterer for unique events throughout the city. Hired by various entities throughout Seattle ranging from the CD Forum, WeWork, Seattle Art Museum, On The Boards and many more.

Creative Director / Event Producer: Responsible for the creation of over 2,000 successful events that impacted over 10,000 people. Events ranged from Jazz Awards and festivals, to Art Mural Installations, unique castle parties, film festivals and many more.

 
 

ABOUT ME

I am looking to engage with organizations and individuals that are passionate about creating space and building community

 
 
 


Education

BS Degree: Business Administration / Marketing Bethune-Cookman University
Graduated May 2004

 

 

Awards

Complex Exchange Seattle Art Museum 2017

Mentoring young entrepreneurs, Port-au-Prince 2016 - 2017 HACK the Central District judge 2015

Bethune Cookman University 40 under 40 2015

Emerging Leaders | Economic Development 2015

On the boards - Board Member 2013-2015

Seattle Theater Group NATN Steering Committee 2012-2015

#1 University District Small Business Award 2012 American Spirit Award - Haiti Earthquake Relief 2010 Senior Class Representative 2004

SIFE / Chief Operating Officer 2003-2004

School of Business Student of the Year 2004

Marian W. Nichols Award 2004

Toyota/UNCF Scholar 2003- 2004

Dean’s List 2003

Awarded Student mentor of the Year for teaching Entrepreneurship, US Department of Commerce 2003 Project Director SIFE Franchise Pilot Program 2002-2003

VP Marketing Club, President Peer Counselors, President of the Haitian Club 2000-2001

Contact

Email: DAVID@DAVIDPIERRELOUIS.COM
Address: SEATTLE, WA