David PierreLouis is a leader in organizational, social and economic development. As a magnate in business development, hospitality and entertainment, He is presently focusing his skills and leadership in cultivating community action and advocating for social change throughout the country of Haiti.
David is the Chief Operating Officer of Haiti Coffee Co. a company geared towards developing and growing Haiti’s coffee industry as a viable global competitor.
He is in the the process of building Kay Tita, a multilevel community resource space that will house the country’s first Impact Hub in Port-au-Prince: a centre for local entrepreneurial citizens to create a more sustainable future for themselves.
In 2016, he Co-organized PortAuPrince Startup Week, which focused on empowering the local community through various events in various areas ranging from Youth Involvement, Health, Education,Technology, Energy, Urban Design, Investment, Mentorship, Art, Community and Tourism.
In 2008, David opened and operated LUCID Lounge, a premiere Seattle venue, that focused on engaging communities, uniting distinct divisions of art programs, and hosting an array of local and international musicians. In 2009 David founded the Seattle UDistrict Jazz Festival an event that ran for over 3 years and united over ten thousand people within the surroundingcommunity. In 2010 he cofounded the Inside/Out Jazz Awards in order to honor local musicians.
He has been recognized and honored with many awards, including the American Spirit Award for his fundraising and relief efforts following Haiti’s 2010 earthquake He also received the “40 under 40” Award from Bethune Cookman University, a prestigious award handed out to those who have achieved distinction in their respective field and have demonstrated outstanding service and loyalty to their community.
David graduated from Bethune Cookman University with a degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing.