The NexConneX Team
Meet The Team
Cecilia St. Hilaire
– BBA – Marketing & Business Administration
Cecilia is our lead Business specialist with over 25 years experience working in Small Business Development in the For Profit and Non Profit Arena. Most recently and over the last nine years, she has positioned Opportunity Inc. as a premier five star, fully accredited charity in the Palm Beach Community. She has had a working knowledge of the charity world and has an intimate understanding of managing and marketing a non-profit to success. Her passion, experience and command of issues position her well to facilitate your agencies growth. Cecilia has held management positions in Small Business Development, Non-Profits, Buying and Procurement, Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Management, Project Management, Development, Event Management and Financial Management.
Maria St Hilaire
– BA – Business & Event Management
Always the organizer, and with a knack for gathering people together for celebrations, Maria Simone realized early on that event planning was her passion. She honed her skills through certification from the renowned Preston Bailey’s Wedding and Event Design as well as from the Sheffield School’s Wedding and Event Planning. Having graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor in Hospitality Management, she realized her dream by establishing Maria Simone Events.
Douglas Wood– M.A. Public Administration, BS Economics
Doug has had over 20 years of experience in working with community development initiatives, developing and implementing marketing, strategic and financial plans, managing multi-million dollar budgets, managing and building teams, promoting and developing investment and trade opportunities and advancing new areas of business both domestically and internationally. Doug has had extensive experience in conducting market research on agro food, specialty food and a host of other sectors in the Caribbean, US and European market. Doug is a skilled presenter providing presentation on entering the International marketplace and has over four years with the Brookings Institution providing executive education seminars. He brings to the table substantive data on key retailers which will provide the efficient and productive edge needed for strategic planning.
Dion D. St Hilaire
– BS - Information Technology – Software Engineer
Software developer for Microsoft Corporation and IT Engineer, a graduate from The Florida Institute of Technology, Dion is an IT wiz. Young, talented and amazing, Devin will provide advisory services for state of the art technological solutions for marketing, fundraising and website interface.
– BA – Business Management
Lannick is the sales and marketing manager for our NexConneX outdoor advertising arm. Lannick has had an outstanding career in Telecommunication and with organizations within Dominica. Lannick has successfully led corporate sales and has had an outstanding track record in client retention and sales growth. Lannick holds a BA in Management from The University of Leicester, has five years banking experience and eight years account management experience as a corporate sales account executive. As the marketing director of the outdoor advertising arm of Nexconnex Lannick has been afforded the opportunity to continue to develop in areas that he had not considered before joining the team. Our community outreach ''Adopt a sign'' program allows us to partner with the private sector and implement “win win” marketing solutions while providing tangible structural development island wide.
Nadira St Hilaire
– BS – Communication & Public Relations
Nadira is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University with a BA in Public Relations and Media Productions. Nadira will coordinate our graphic designs, social media connections, press releases, and communications material. She will assist the team with logistical support.
Lycelle is NexConneX’s research and administrative assistant. She keep the wheels turning and provides logistical support to the team. She is instrumental in building searchable data bases in support of our work in Trade and Business Development and supports the advertising arm of NexConneX