JONATHAN BARRIO

Founder | Executive Director

A native to Miami, Jonathan Barrio comes to us from a background in musical theater and opera. As GVSC's Executive Director, Jonathan is always hard at work at creating an environment in which camaraderie and diversity is effectuated by building a safe and fun space for the LGBTQ community. When not working directly with GVSC, Jonathan is a practicing real estate agent in the South Florida area.

 

 

JARED SHARON

Co-Founder | Programs Director

Miami-based interdisciplinary artist, studied at the University of Miami. Sharon focused on sculpture and installation, and earned a B.S. in the biomedical sciences. He has since expanded his practice to include performance and movement-based art, leading to the establishment of RIFT Blackbox Theater/Miami Dance Studio in Wynwood. Jared is also a licensed contractor with the State of Florida.  With his diverse background, Jared promises to create dynamic event-based programming for GVSC. 
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DAVID QUIÑONES

Recruitment & Social Director 

David is native to Miami, and currently works in Marketing and Public Relations for a local arts center. He brings with him years of experience in working with diverse customer bases, as well as effective networking skills. David is a critical part of making sure that GVSC's member base continues to grow.

ANDREW BURNHAM

Digital Marketing Director  

Andrew moved to Miami in December of 2014 after growing up in Virginia. He brings with him over a decade of experience in specialty sales of construction materials and home decor supplies, as well as management of large and diverse teams of employees. His educational background in communications make him a great fit for controlling GVSCs online presence.
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JORGE GUZMAN

Community Outreach Director

  Jorge has lived in Miami since February of 2015, and he has been an integral part of GVSCs effort for the better part of the past year. A diverse professional background permits Jorge the expertise in making sure that events run smoothyl, ensuring that memebers get the most out of them. He is also interested in driving GVSC to give back to the community, specifically though philanthropy and outreach events. 

JAMES RODGERS 

Public Officer 

Originally from Upstate NY, Jim relocated to South Florida 5 years ago. Jim brings with him 20+ years of working for and with Corporate America, along with countless turns on boards of community organizations and charitable foundations. When not at work or changing the world, Jim enjoys Yankee Baseball, road trips, singing, and reading.  James bring with him extensive institutional skills, to act as GVSC's community and member liaison.