This program would not be possible without the hard work of our staff. Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing their unique skills and passion to move the work of our club. We’re always pushing ourselves to stay ahead of the curve and striving to perfect our programs. Meet some of our incredible leaders below.
As a mother to my wonderful daughter, I find endless joy in watching her grow and learn each day, guiding her through life's adventures with love and care. My 17-year-long marriage has been a journey filled with ups and downs, but it's the commitment and bond we share that make it truly special. My college graduation was a milestone that opened doors to knowledge and opportunities, shaping me into the person I am today. Being a community-driven individual, I take pride in giving back and helping those around me, knowing that together we can make our community a better place for all.
Kiera Patten-Jones is the Co-Director of GCC. A Miami, Florida Native, wife, and mother of three beautiful children. Kiera has a passion for children. Owner of Kute N’ Wild Babysitting LLC. in Homestead, FL. Also, she is the CEO/Founder of Stepping in my Stilettos incorporated an organization dedicated to help women in need. She just loves to help those around her. She has dedicated her whole life doing the best she can to be an impact. She say’s “when I leave this earth, I hope to have left a legacy that touch lives”.
Our GCC Nurse
I am a devoted mother of three wonderful children, the heart of my life and my greatest source of joy. As a dedicated nurse, I find purpose and fulfillment in caring for others, tending to their needs, and promoting their well-being. Being a loving wife is equally important to me, as I cherish the partnership and support of my spouse in navigating life's challenges together. My commitment to hard work is driven by my desire to provide for my family and contribute to our community. I firmly believe in the power of peace and community, striving to create a harmonious environment where everyone can thrive and support one another in our shared journey through life.
Nancy Vixamar originates from Miami, Florida, and was raised by parents of Haitian descent. Her educational journey began at North Miami Beach Senior High School, where she graduated in 2001. During her time there, she actively participated in various organizations, including S.A.D.D (Students Against Drink Driving) and G.E.M.S (Girls Educated and Motivated for Success). Subsequently, she pursued an Associate of Arts degree from Miami-Dade College before attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Florida International University. Currently, Nancy holds a position as an ACSM at Publix Supermarket Inc. She firmly adheres to the belief that "Through hard work and unwavering dedication, one can achieve anything."
"Felicita (FE) embodies a multifaceted persona, embracing roles as a devoted mother, a loving wife, a cherished friend, and an ardent enthusiast of life itself. Her academic journey led her to successfully graduate from the University of Technology of Santiago (UTESA). Proficient in French, Creole, and Spanish, she possesses a profound command of languages. Her heartfelt passion lies in the realm of child-oriented pursuits, firmly believing in the boundless potential of every young girl to achieve greatness."