AYUDA, Inc. Welcomes its new Chief Executive Officer
On July 1st, AYUDA formally announced the appointment of Mr. Luis A. DeJesus, as Chief Executive Officer of AYUDA, Inc. As a non-profit organization, AYUDA functions through donations and grants funded by private donors, county, city and public companies. These dollars support programs that assist the low-income community in Miami-Dade County.
Mr. DeJesus is characterized by others as visionary, decisive, and charismatic. He possesses keen instincts and strategies to quickly effect change and improve the bottom line. His leadership style is direct and yet flexible in responding to constantly changing demands of the times and market place. “As a past member of AYUDA’s Board, I know the challenges AYUDA has to overcome, as well as the strengths and weakness we face everyday. As CEO, I will implement a fundraising as well as a marketing plan that puts in place methods to better communicate with the general community and donors,” said Mr. DeJesus.
“With a degree in Business Administration and over 25 years of experience in Administration, Budgeting, Marketing, Strategic Planning, Productivity, Quality Improvement, Team Building, and Leadership, we are convinced Luis will lead us into an exciting future,” expressed Board Members.
“Luis brings such a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table that AYUDA is very proud to have him join our team,” says AYUDA President Diana Susi, “Luis has been manager of top-notch companies, so he knows the needs and demands of running an organization. Mr. DeJesus has been a member of AYUDA’s Board for 13 years, thereby knowing what we do and where we are headed.”