James Destinas, Vice president of finance -James currently works at Merrill Lynch and has over 10+ years experience working directly with financial advisers to meet the needs of their clients. He has a bachelors in business administration with a concentration in finance from Temple University, he holds a masters in strategic communications from Seton Hall University and also has his series 7 and series 66 licenses in finance. James has held a stellar career at Merrill Lynch for many years and looks to bring his expertise to HAC on this new role. James is responsible for every financial aspect of the organization including, but not limited, to seeking financial resources, planning and executing fundraising events, working with each committee to set a budget and most importantly, funding our projects in Haiti
Dr. Moise Baptiste, educational development chair Dr. Baptiste is currently an assistant professor at Ithaca College and teaches various classes in the education department including, “The Mis-Education of Haiti.” Dr. Baptiste is a board member of World Water Relief and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.,
Dr. Baptiste received an A.A at Kemper Military Academy, B.A (Communications) and M.S (Business Education) from Robert Morris University and a Ph.D. from Miami University in Education Leadership. He oversees the education committee in the US and works closely with HAC-Haiti Country Director Sam Darguin and HAC-Haiti Logistics Coordinator, Laura Papuga to further our vision of changing lives through education.