Sandy Dorsainvil is the principal of Maximillian Consultants Inc. (MCI). MCI’s overall focus is to preserve the cultural identity of all Americans. All events and programs are curated, produced, and facilitated with the intention of preserving the native culture of all who settle in the USA, while embracing their contributions to the American fabric. MCI examines how community landscapes relate to the ecology, cultural heritage, and wellbeing of a neighborhood. They explore strategies that close urban–cultural gaps. MCI makes urban spaces better places to live, work and play. Ms. Dorsainvil served as the manager of the City of Miami, Little Haiti Cultural Complex. She programmed the entire 33, 000 sq ft facility that encompassed a theater, fine art gallery, dance studios, tech and art labs, and the Caribbean Marketplace.
Over the years Ms. Dorsainvil has poured her heart and soul into the South Florida community. She has produced hundreds of successful special events around the globe. Sandy produces Sounds of Little Haiti, a monthly music festival that celebrates Haitian culture and heritage in Little Haiti. In 2018, Sandy Sounds of Little Haiti one step further by starting the Rara Institute of Music, a music program that teaches students to play traditional Haitian rara instruments; forming Ti Rara, the Little Haiti Rara Orchestra. She is the proud co-owner of Noire, an afrocentric gallery and lounge.
Sandy, also served as a community engagement specialist and commercial sales contractor for Metro 1 Properties, Miami’s leading urban core real estate firm. Ms. Dorsainvil works with the Overtown Children and Youth Coalition on programming and professional development. She has served as the Special Program Administrator for Sant La, Haitian Neighborhood Center. She was the Director of Strategic Programming for EcoTech Visions Foundation, where she was tasked with helping “green” tech small businesses in urban areas grow and develop.
Ms. Dorsainvil was a City of Miami Community Liaison, in District 5.m Sandy is a former teacher and Marketing Specialist for the Broward County Public Schools, Career, Technical, Adult and Community Education Department.
Sandy obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from Howard University. Sandy has worked in the non-profit sector for over twenty years, facilitating cultural events. Ms. Dorsainvil a board member of, Black Professionals Network (BPN). She is the Past Chairman of The Haitian American Professionals Coalition (HAPC). Ms. Dorsainvil sits on Miami Dade County’s Art in Public Spaces Trust Professional Advisory Committee. She is an Executive Board Member of the Vizcaya Museum and Garden and AIRIE- Artist in Residence in the Everglades Board MemberLast but not least, she is proud to serve on the UNCF South Florida Leadership Council and Prosperity and Community Development Group.
Ms. Dorsainvil is an efficient and effective program facilitator. She understands the culture and nuances of the Caribbean, specifically Haiti. She is able to bring interest to an event or campaign while she perpetuates awareness of a cause. Her programs are fiscally sound and successful. Most importantly Sandy is the proud mother of two children, Andrew and Fortune “Bella”.