Nef Rodriguez joined the Camaraderie Foundation in March 2018 and currently serves as the Executive Director. He has more than 30 years senior executive experience in program planning and management, financial planning, risk management and leadership in diverse industries including civilian (non-profit, retail and education) and military (operations, training and logistics) that span national and global markets. Read Full Bio
Amy joined Camaraderie Foundation in July 2017. She has over 20 years of experience as administrative support staff which includes 10+ as an Executive Assistant. She is the proud daughter and mom of Army Veterans. She enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering with organizations such as Patriot Guard Riders, and reading.
Development Manager – Orlando
Haifa moved to Orlando from Miami in 2010 to attend the University of Central Florida where she received a bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration and a master’s in Nonprofit Management. She has always enjoyed fundraising for a good cause and helping nonprofit organizations carry out their mission. Before coming to Camaraderie Foundation, Haifa worked at Clean the World Foundation as a Development Manager where she helped secure funding for global health programs. In her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, writing fiction and crocheting.
Development Manager – Tampa
Lena is an accomplished journalist and fundraising professional with more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit management, special events, media relations, and marketing. Lena earned her Masters in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley. Lena enjoys spending time at local beaches with her husband and friends. She is also a certified yoga instructor, advanced scuba diver, marathon runner, and multi-cultural dancer.
Ruben joined Camaraderie Foundation in March 2016. He has over 20 years of experience in the human resources and administration field. Ruben retired from the U.S. Army after proudly serving over 21 years of Active and Reserve Military service as a Senior Personnel Services Non-Commissioned Officer. In 2004 Ruben graduated from U.S. Sergeant Major’s Academy, First Sergeant Course, Fort Bliss, Texas. He has his Master’s in Counseling from the Ana G. Mendez, University Systems, Universidad del Turabo, Metro Orlando Campus of Florida. Ruben enjoys spending time with his family, friends, sports, and religious activities.
Donna joined Camaraderie Foundation in July 2015. Her ten years with The Walt Disney Company HR and Finance divisions gave her at a unique blend of customer service and administrative experience. Donna also gained valuable experience in writing and bookkeeping during her seven years at Word Paper Scissors, a small communications and customer service consulting company, as well as four more years as a bookkeeper with for EKS Management in Maryland. Donna relishes spending time with her two daughters and regularly volunteering at their schools. She also enjoys reading, spending time with friends and visiting Disney theme parks.