Carlos Ellim Figueroa
Carlos Ellim was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. In 1993, he migrated to the United States with his parents and three siblings. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Voorhees College in Denmark, SC where he met the love if his life Robin Figueroa. Carlos Ellim has over (12) years of experience in business management and hospitality. He brings a wealth of experience, leadership, and mentorship to the organization.
Board Member – IT
Derrick Rountree is a graduate of Florida State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He has been working in IT since 1993. He has served as a System Administrator, QA Engineer, and an Enterprise Architect. He brings over 20 years of IT experience to the organization and is one of our computer training facilitators.
Joseph Browne, CPA
Joseph Browne received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the City University of New York, York College. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of public and private audit and accounting experience. He has developed extensive knowledge in generally accepted accounting principles, audit and financial reporting while servicing clients in industries such as healthcare, employee benefit plans, financial services, HUD and non-profits. With specialized knowledge in skilled nursing, community health centers, ERISA and DOL regulations and A-133 regulations he serves the community as a Board Member for the Broward Community & Family Health Centers, Inc. Board of Directors and as a Board Member of the Tiger Transplant Fund.
Board Member – Community Liason
Natalia Garcia a Student at Florida Atlantic University graduated in Summer 2015 with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice a Minor in Spanish and a Certificate in Women Studies. She has been highly involved on her campus from being an Orientation Leader in 2009-2010 and getting promoted to Student Assistant 2010-2011. She also held the Assistant Director position for the Council of Student Organizations from 2011-2012. Currently, she helps manage her family’s business La Guadalupana Tortilleria Inc. As a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. she has been very involved with her community from raising money for St. Judes, to helping the homeless, to providing shelter for foster dogs and more.