Orlando MBDA Business Center Team Members
Kimberly Rosier Jean-Louis, MBA
Center DirectorEmail Kimberly
Kimberly Rosier Jean-Louis has more than 20 years of experience in business diversity, procurement/construction, education and community relations.
Evelyn M. Lebron
Business ConsultantEmail Evelyn
Evelyn M. Lebron, has more than 24 years of experience in sales and marketing, including working in key leadership positions for some of the largest media companies in the country.
Office ManagerEmail Katina
Katina Parker has over 15 years of experience in professional management. Her combined 35 years of expertise include sales, marketing, customer relations, finance, corporate training, executive support and human resources.
Kimberly Rosier Jean-Louis has more than 20 years of experience in business diversity, procurement/construction, education and community relations. She amassed her expertise at the Florida Governor’s Executive Office, at Pepsi Co.’s Atlanta headquarters, for Orange County Public Schools in the Orlando area, for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (Orlando Airport) and as a consultant for the Florida Department of Transportation. In each position, she worked one-on-one with diverse businesses, providing business development that empowered the entrepreneurs to reach their goals. She has impacted thousands of firms around Florida. Jean-Louis has been recognized as a Minority Business Advocate and has conducted hundreds of presentations on business development and how to do business with various entities in Florida.
Most recently, as a consultant with CEI, Jean-Louis served as Program Director for the Central Florida Expressway Authority. In this role, she was responsible for designing and executing recruiting and training programs for small and diverse businesses. Previously, she managed FDOT’s Construction Management Development Program and provided Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services in Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, Turnpike Enterprise and Central Office.
Evelyn M. Lebron is an entrepreneur, sales coach and media guru with 24 years of experience in business development and communications.
Lebron has worked in key leadership positions for some of the largest media companies in the nation. She was instrumental in launching Hispanic-targeted publications, including El Sentinel and El Nuevo Día Orlando.
She has helped minority-owned and small-business owners grow their business footprints by establishing client target markets, branding, social media presence and business structures.
Two of Lebron’s clients won awards for their outstanding growth in 2017. COMELCO, was recognized as MBDA Orlando Client of the Year. RMI Solutions, was recognized as Minority Professional Service Firm of 2017.
Lebron studied business administration and marketing at Inter American University of Puerto Rico.
Katina Parker has over 15 years of experience in professional management. Her combined 35 years of expertise include sales, marketing, customer relations, finance, corporate training, executive support and human resources. Parker is a proven leader in marketing and earned high regard as a top manager and corporate trainer. In each position her talents repeatedly led to the development of efficiency-enhancing work flow. She studied psychology and business management at Ashford University.
Parker has lived in the Orlando area for over 25 years and is actively involved with several charities. She is currently finishing her second bachelor’s at UCF.
MBDA is passionate about strengthening our global competitiveness and improving the standard of living for all Americans. We strive to ensure that minority-owned firms are fully participating in the free enterprise system to fuel our Nation with new and innovative solutions.