Board Of Directors
Martha is a Certified Public Accountant from the Externado de Colombia University. She also holds a certification in taxes in the United States. In 2004, in partnership with her husband Edgar, she started Contaccount LLC, a company offering services in accounting, finances and taxes
Tatiana received a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Latin American and Caribbean Studies from SUNY University of Binghamton along with a BSN of Nursing from SCSU. She currently works as an Emergency Department Registered Nurse. She has been a volunteer and active member of Rise and Walk since its incorporation in the United States.
Edgar is a professional in international relations of the University Jorge Tadeo Lozano and broadcaster and producer of radio and television of the Superior College of Communications. Alongside his wife, Martha, he is an owner of Contaccount LLC, a company that offers accounting, finance and tax service. He has been a volunteer and active member of the foundation since its incorporation.
Manuela Contreras is a student of Global Studies and Business Management at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. In 2015, she received the Rise and Walk Foundation - St. Peter Claver Award as a volunteer of the year for her leadership in coordinating the mission trips to Colombia. She also received the Pioneer Award from SHU.
Juliana Anduckia is a has a BS from Fairfield University where she majored in Biology and minored in Religious Studies. Currently, she works at etouches, a global event software company based in Norwalk, CT as a Staff Accountant. Juliana has been an active volunteer with the Rise and Walk Foundation since 2009
Francisco has over 30 years of international experience in general management, marketing, engineering and VLSI production, Francisco is currently a Managing Partner at Renoir Asset Management. I have received a BS from the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City. Francisco volunteers with his wife, Rosa, at St. Rose of Lima Parish in Newtown CT