HAITI COFFEE CO. | CEO |
October 2015 - Present
Haiti Coffee imports and facilitates global access to Haitian green coffee beans sourced directly from farmers and farmer cooperatives. We provide freshly roasted single source, blended beans, and cold brew coffee to businesses and consumers worldwide. We feed profits back into Haiti to educate farmers and entrepreneurs helping them grow their potential markets, increase their income and improve production.
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.
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.
I am looking to engage with organizations and individuals that are passionate about creating space and building community.
BS Degree: Business Administration / Marketing Bethune-Cookman University
Graduated May 2004