Stephanie Sylvestre joined The Children's Trust as chief operations officer in February 2014. She is currently the chief programs officer and chief information officer. Her previous work experience includes stints in the private sector as an IT Quality Leader.
Active as a volunteer and community activist, Ms. Sylvestre highlights problem-solving and team-building to encourage efficiencies that foster more effective organizations. She spent a year sabbatical at the Belafonte TACOLCY Center helping to manage the organization.
Ms. Sylvestre’s past volunteer services include the program chair and board secretary for Communities in Schools, board member of the New Theatre, board member of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, member of the United Way IMPACT Council, human resource chair for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and Honorary Consul of Belize in Miami. For four years, she led a diverse team of women volunteers who built seven Habitat for Humanity homes in Liberty City.
Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Arts in international relations from the University of Southern California and a master's in international studies and international economics from the University of Miami.