Senior Management Team

Manuel E. Fermin

Chief Executive Officer

 Mr. Manuel E. Fermin serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade which is the lead organization in Miami-Dade County for providing services in Maternal, Infant and Child Health and has been with the Coalition since April 2001. Mr. Fermin is responsible for the complete direction of the Healthy Start system of care in Miami-Dade County and is responsible for representing the organization in the community. Mr. Fermin oversees the entire operations of the Coalition and provides direction and support.

Prior to joining the team, Mr. Fermin worked in various other organizations where he obtained management experience before becoming the Chief Executive Officer for the Coalition. Mr. Fermin brings over 2 decades worth of experience in Social Services and other areas.

Mr. Manuel E. Fermin received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences, majoring in Sociology from the University of Florida. He obtained a Masters in Public Administration from Florida International University. He has served on numerous panels, advisory committees and governing boards as well as being a guest presenter or lecturer at functions, academic institutions and conferences.

Mr. Fermin is married and the proud father of four children.

Jeannette Torres

Chief of Staff

Rosmery Lowe

Director of Administration

Heather Baker

Program Manager

Amy Olen


Team Members

Ailyn Cardenas

Program Supervisor

Maria Carrero

Community Liaison

Vanessa Castro


Brenda Derbin

Intake Coordinator

Patricia Dorcius

Consultant/FIMR Medical Records Abstractor

Brittany Duque

Administrative Assistant

Maria L. Escobar

Intake Coordinator

Cindy K. Estel

Intake Coordinator

Beatriz Hernandez


Jorge Jimenez

Intake Coordinator

Patricia McCormack


Ninoska Prince

Intake Coordinator

Louise Reiter

Consultant/FIMR Medical Records Abstractor

Yarisleivy Silva

Program Assistant

Rachelle Theodore


Monica Yi

Program Assistant

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