Originally from The Bronx New York, Yvette has lived in West Volusia for 30 years and currently resides in DeLand. Prior to joining the team at United Way, she spent 20 years in hotel management, event planning, sales, and marketing. Yvette now works as a Resource Development Manager at the United Way of Volusia & Flagler Counties, building relationships while developing resources for United Way partners and our community
Yvette’s previous community involvement includes holding board and executive board seats with the DeLand Chamber of Commerce, the DeLand Mainstreet Association, and the DeLand economic development committee. She currently sits on a number of VMA committees, serves as an Ambassador for the Daytona Regional Chamber. Founded and Chairs the Deland Chamber’s Women Empowered initiative. Also nominated Hispanic Community Leader of the year by the Volusia Hispanic Chamber.