Alex E. Edwards, Executive Director, initially worked for five years in the banking industry where he held a variety of management positions and accumulated many accomplishments. One of his major accomplishments was developing a strategic plan to increase the quantity of customers for the Bank of America branch in Brookline, MA. Alex always had an interest in real estate since he purchased his first house at age 20. He later in 2009 received his Massachusetts Real Estate license to concentrate on Real Estate and very quickly became one of Massachusetts most trusted Real Estate agents. In 2008, Alex entered into the music and entertainment industry by establishing DAJTUMIR MUSIC. DAJTUMIR’s goals are “never to be forgotten” and to stay relevant by maintaining an established organization to motivate positive growth in the music and entertainment industry. Currently, Alex after becoming a certified T.V. producer and director in 2010, now has his own show titled “THE Alex E. Edwards Show” where he discussed community issues.

Yvrantz Celestin started her career in 2008 in the financial sector providing community-based lending for a variety of programs like bill consolidation, debt refinancing and many others. In the past two years, Yvrantz switched her focus to the nonprofit sector concentrating on the student loan industry. Currently, she works as a Financial Education Administration Specialist at American Student Assistance. She provides various research, analytics, and reporting on clients, competitor intel and market research. Yvrantz, also, assists in many other activities like survey management, proposal and contract management, WebEx training registrations and coordination of school visits between Campus Activation Consultants and Client Managers. One of her passions has been mentoring. Yvrantz has spent the last 16 years providing mentoring to at-risk youth, fundraising and volunteering for numerous community organizations like using her fluent language skills in French-Creole to help impact the Haitian community in Boston, Massachusetts This all led her to start her own nonprofit organization called “I Am Chosen.” Her goal for I Am Chosen is to encourage youth to express themselves through art. She believes that every child has a voice that should be heard. Every talent should be explored and lastly every dream can come to fruition. In addition to her passions, she is currently completing her degree at New England College of Business and Finance.