CEO / Founder
If you’re not having fun with what you’re doing then you’re doing it wrong
Sandy Dorsainvil currently serves as the Principal Consultant of Maximillian Consultants Inc. Maximillian Consultants overall focus is to preserve the cultural identity of all Americans. All events and programs are curated, produced, and facilitated with the intention of preserving the native culture of all whom settle in the USA while embracing their contributions to the American fabric. They examine how community landscapes relate to ecology, cultural heritage, wellbeing, and civic engagement to explore strategies that can close urban–cultural gaps. They make urban spaces better places to live, work and play. Sandy, serves as the Special Program Administrator for Sant La, Haitian Neighborhood Center. Sandy also served as the Director of Strategic Programming for EcoTech Visions Foundation. She was tasked with helping “green” tech small businesses in urban areas grow and develop. Ms. Dorsainvil is a Community Liaison, in District 5, in the Office of Chairman Keon Hardemon. As the former manager of the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC), Sandy programmed the theatre and fine art gallery, facilitated quality children’s activities, opened the Caribbean Marketplace, and launched several signature events, including the Women’s International Brunch, the RaRa Institute, Sounds of Little Haiti, and “Conversations With…” Ms. Dorsainvil also served as the Marketing Specialist for Broward County Public Schools, Career, Technical, Adult and Community Education Department (2007-2011).
Sandy obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from Howard University. She taught middle school social studies for 7 years (1999-2006). Sandy has worked in the non-profit sector for over twenty years, facilitating cultural events targeting Caribbean communities. Ms. Dorsainvil also a board member of, Caribbean-American Cultural Preservation Society and the Northeast Second Avenue Partnerships. She sits on Miami Dade County’s Art in Public Spaces Trust Professional Advisory Committee.
Her most celebrated projects include:
- The Haitian American Professionals Coalition, Executive Director (2011-2013). Coordinated and facilitated the annual work retreat for HAPC’s 15 core professional organizations
- Broward County Schools Career and Technical Education Student Conference (2007-2011)
- The Haitian Youth of Tomorrow (HAYOT) Youth Conference and voter registration campaign 2012.
- The ResCare Workforce Gap Analysis symposium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
- World Building Facilitators, affordable housing campaign in Dakar, Senegal 2011.
- NBA Cares Center Recipient 2014
- John S. and James L Knight Foundation Knight Arts Challenge Winner 2014
- Haitian-American Hurricane Matthew Haiti Relief Efforts Coordinator
- Sounds of Little Haiti, monthly cultural festival in Little Haiti
Ms. Dorsainvil is an efficient and effective program facilitator. She understands the culture and nuances of the Caribbean, specifically Haiti. She is able to bring interest to an event or campaign while she perpetuates awareness of a cause. Her programs are fiscally sound and successful. Most importantly Sandy is the proud mother of two children, Andrew and Fortune “Bella”.
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