“Donors don’t give to institutions. They invest in ideas and people in whom they believe.” – G.T. Smith

Board of Trustees

  • Founder and President.


    Judes Fleurimont

  • As a board member and Executive Human Resources Management professional of NGO Nest I have a passion around building our infrastructure, pushing our corporate outreach agenda as well as serving as liaison for special events. This focus allows me to help position our organization for long-term success as well as broaden our outreach scope so we're able to scale appropriately and offer quality service to the communities we serve.

    Human Development Specialist

    Torrance Smith

  • Is currently a Key Account Manager for Anheuser Busch. During his 15 years tenure, he has held several different executive position which allowed him the opportunity to travel, and participate in a variety of different community events that aim to support economic development in opportunity countries. As a Haitian native who cares and supporter of economic development, he vows to help and support all economic activities in his native land.

    Treasurer/Community Outreach

    Emmanuel Auguste

  • Experienced professional with extensive years of success in Financial analysis, sales, project management, and branch-banking operation. Currently the Deputy CFO of Essex County College, where he assist the CFO in managing all the financial aspect of the college. As a supporter of economic development and higher education, he vows to help one family at a time moving out of poverty and better education. 


    Evens Wagnac

  • A seasoned communications expert with more than 15 years of experience, working across a range of industries with brands at various stages of their life cycle. Working on a broad range of brands including household names from Procter & Gamble's beauty cabinet, Unilever's food pantry, IKEA as well as industry trade groups.

    Communication Specialist

    Michele Benoit

  • Decisive, action-oriented and results-focused Financial and Technical Project manager with 13 years of experience in the Financial and Telecom industry with 10 focused in Financial Project Management. Offer outstanding PM talents in Data Center Network Hardware and Software upgrades, Finance, Information Systems, and Telecommunications. 

    Project Specialist/Community Outreach

    Alfred Fleuranvil

  • Kimberlie has spent the past 10 years as an investor relations professional in the financial industry. Personally, she is a wanderlust and free spirited adventure seeker. In addition to being Haitian-American, she considers herself a citizen of the world and is genuinely passionate about the global and local issues that challenge sustainable progress in developing countries. 

    Communication Specialist

    Kimberlie Saint-Louis

  • Dr. Karriem S. Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH is a Senior Research Scientist with the University of Illinois Cancer Center and the Director of Community Engaged Research for the UI Cancer Center at UIC Dr. Watson has a Doctorate in Health Science in Global Health and a Master of Science in Basic Medical Research and a Master’s in Public Health in Community Health Sciences. 

    Program Planning & Development

    Dr. Karriem Watson


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