Meet the Firestarters

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

President & CEO

The Miami Foundation

Suzanne Jewell


The Mindful Entrepreneur

Greg Beltran

Executive Director

Midland Cares

Charo Valero

State Manager

Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice Florida

Krista Berry, MS

Network Engagement Manager


Jennifer Cheek

Director of Healthy Streets & Public Spaces

Urban Health Partnerships

Philip DeBoer

Associate Partner

DHR Global

Kitty Dumas

Marketing and Communications Manager

Ryder Charitable Foundation

Joan Marie Godoy

Executive Director

Radical Partners

Ashley Mayfaire



Symeria T. Hudson, MBA

President & CEO

United Way Miami

Carla Crossno



Ying-Wei Huang

Thema Campbell

President & CEO

Girl Power

Joelle Allen

Executive Director

Peacock Foundation, Inc.

Loubna Noureddin, Ed.D., PCC

Co-Founder & CEO

Mind Market Consulting

Rafi Maldonado-Lopez

Principal Managing Director

Sanctuary of the Arts

Nikisha Williams

Managing Director of Collective Impact

The Miami Foundation

Jonathan George

Senior Manager

PepsiCo Foundation

Laura Denoux

Vice President and Chief Development Officer

Holy Cross Health/Trinity Health

Monica Vigues-Pitan


Legal Services of Greater Miami

D. Porpoise Evans

Board President

Legal Services of Greater Miami

Drew Payne


UpMetrics/Data for Good

Yendi Valdes

Officer, Digital Strategy

Knight Foundation

Meg Daly

President and CEO

Friends of the Underline

Ana Martinez

Assistant VP of Development

Miami Dade College Foundation

Victoria Castro

Kristina Raattama

Owner and Founder

MK Consulting LLC

Patrick A. Lynch

Chief Development Officer

Global Empowerment Mission

Morgan Mayfaire



Natalia Zea

Chief Public Policy Engagement Officer

The Children's Trust

Nairobi Abrams

Director of Loyalty and Participation

FIU Advancement

Renee Hobbs

Executive Director

Popeye's Foundation

Howard Lipman


FIU Foundation, Inc.

Daniel Gibson

Regional Vice President, Miami-Dade

Allegany Franciscan Ministrie

Matt Williams

Associate Director of Individual Giving

Miami City Ballet

Jorge Gonzalez

Digital Access Director

The Miami Foundation

Sheldon T. Anderson

Chairman and CEO

Grove Bank & Trust

Natalia Crujeiras

President & CEO


Andrea Ortega, MNM, CNP

Curriculum Development Manager


Glenn Kaufhold



Karen Woodall

Executive Director and Co-Founder

Florida People's Advocacy Center, Tallahassee

Tania Castroverde Moskalenko


Nonprofit Arts and Culture

Eve Samples

Executive Director

Friends of the Everglades

Vicky Checo

Andrea Iglesias

CEO/Executive Director

Urban Health Partnerships

Susan Racher

Board Chair

NAMI Miami-Dade

Sabeen Perwaiz

President & CEO

Florida Nonprofit Alliance

Orlando Gonzales

Executive Director

Safeguarding American Values for Everyone (SAVE/SAVE Dade)

Amy Bloom

Ian Rand

Marketing and Communications Director

The Wolfsonian, FIU

Anthony Robinson

Executive Director

Overtown Children and Youth Coalition

Aaron Dorfman

President & CEO

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

Jenny Ray

Executive Director of Development

Miami Jewish Health

Andreina Weichselbaumer

Director of Culture and Strategy

Radical Partners

Tom Gillette


Mount Sinai Medical Center

Angelica Santibañez

Senior Manager, Community Engagement

Amazon Public Policy

Nikki Packer

Senior Philanthropic Trust Advisory Specialist, Senior Vice President

Trust Philanthropic Services

Dena Liston

Director of Development

Miami City Ballet

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