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Staff and Board Members

Board Members

Pedro Martinez

Founder


One of the most dominant pitchers in history, three-time Cy Young Award winner and Hall of Fame inductee, Pedro Martinez was unstoppable on the field, proving that with determination, anything is possible. With a vision to impact generations, Pedro founded the Pedro Martinez Foundation providing holistic care to at-risk youth in Latin America and the United States. A promise to always look higher and to champion hope keeps Pedro dreaming big and aspiring to make a positive and lasting impact locally and globally.

Carolina Martinez

Executive Director


Carolina Martinez is a well-recognized communicator and author who has been a reporter in the sports field for ESPN, a news anchor on Telemundo and currently has a weekly column in the well-known newspaper “Listin Diario.” Carolina graduated from Boston College and also has a masters from the University of Miami. She also is the Executive Director of the Pedro Martinez Foundation initiatives and programs for the welfare of children and adolescents living in poverty in Latin America and throughout the United States.

Pastor Randy Landis Sr.

Advisory Board Member


Founder of Life Church, Pastor Randy is a respected leader in his community and across the globe serving as a business consultant, missionary and a pastor to pastors. “Love God. Love People. Do Something,” is a phrase Pastor Randy lives and acts by in all his endeavors. He has served as a board member, connector and philanthropist for the Pedro Martinez Foundation for many years and has helped our organization reach thousands of children and families

Chef Nick Calias

Advisory Board Member


Named a top chef in the Boston area, Chef Nick Calias is the Culinary Director at Lyons Group and was Certified Executive Chef 2013 Boston Chapter ACF Chef of the Year and 2015 MRA Chef of the Year National. He is also a Judge for National Prostart Lead Judge MRA Prostart. Aside from being a renowned and highly respected culinary mogul, Chef Nick has a big heart for philanthropy, service and the mission of the Pedro Martinez Foundation. Chef Nick is one of the main leaders for our annual Feast with 45 event in Boston each year.

Staff Members

Jhonan Meran

Director of Operations

5 years

Neulis Vizcaíno

Administrative Assistant

7 years

Juana Contreras

Accountant

3 months

Massiel Rocio Gómez

Daycare Manager

10 years

Ilene Arias

Program Coordinator

2 months

Alexandra Joga

Clinical Psychologist

2 months

Albanurys Ureña

Cook and Concierge

7 years

Yadil Jiménez

HAPA Transition Assistant

1 month

Dominga Santana

Programs Department Assistant

1 month

Kelvin González

Messenger

3 years

Kietzerisky Ortiz

Basketball Coach

5 years

Julissa Guzmán

IT Teacher

2 months

Dahiana Burgos

Volleyball Coach

3 years

José Julian Polanco

Volleyball Coach

3 years

Ramón Eduardo Mariano Contreras

Hip Hop Teacher

2 months

Addonays Pérez

Daycare Assistant

3 years

Francina Batista Benítez

Daycare Assistant

2 years

Aracelys Antigua

Daycare Assistant

5 years

Fernando Miranda

Nighttime Security

1 year

Yeranny Mercedes

Receptionist

2 Months

Claribel Hernandez

Assistant Janitor

3 months

Clara Beltre

Concierge

6 years

Francisco Montero

Maintenance Manager

2 years