Our Team

The Pedro Martinez Foundation has over 25 staff members in the United States and Dominican Republic. See below

Pedro Martinez


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.

Jhonan Meran
Dominican Republic Director
6 years

Charles Chessher
United States Director

5 years

Neulis Vizcaíno
Administrative Assistant
7 years

Daselis Meran
Executive Assistant
1 years

Juana Contreras
18 months

Priscilla Chessher
Development Coordinator
4 years

Ilene Arias
Program Coordinator
18 months

Massiel Rocio Gómez
Daycare Manager
10 years

Alexandra Joga
Clinical Psychologist
18 months

Yadil Jiménez

Programs Assistant

17 month

Dominga Santana

Programs Department Assistant

17 month

Jonathan Pérez

Messenger and Driver

12 months

Dahiana Burgos

Volleyball Coach

5 years

Ramón Eduardo Mariano Contreras

Hip Hop Teacher

18 months

Addonays Pérez

Daycare Assistant

4 years

Francina Batista Benítez

Daycare Assistant

3 years

Fernando Miranda

Night-time Security

2 year

Yeranny Mercedes


18 Months

Claribel Hernandez

Assistant Janitor

1 year

Clara Beltre


6 years

Francisco Montero

Maintenance Manager

2 years