Meet TOD


Greg Brenner

Asst. VP, Talent and Organizational Development

g.brenner@miami.edu

(305) 284-2472
What inspires you about the work you do? I am inspired by helping people grow and learn so they can be confident delivering what they need to for themselves and the institution. Doing my part in making the U a learning organization, in turn, makes the U a great place to learn, work and play! Why does your personal and professional development...

Jacqueline Alonso

Sr. Project Coordinator

jacqueline@miami.edu

(305) 284-9231
What inspires you about the work you do? I am inspired by the opportunity we have, every single day, to help people make themselves better. Our job at TOD is to foster individuals’ personal and professional growth. When your job is to help people reach these goals and do things outside of their comfort zone – it is pretty...

Noema B Perez

Director, Talent and Organizational Development

nperez@miami.edu

(305) 284-2420
Why does your personal and professional development matter? Didn’t Einstein say, “Once you stop learning, you start dying?” I believe that nurturing a learning culture is a foundation for growth, innovation, and sustainability of an organization. What is the best part of being a TOD Team member? So many reasons! I...

Arianne Lorena Quintana

Director, Talent Development

a.quintana5@miami.edu

(305) 284-3394
What inspires you about the work you do? Knowing that I can make a difference, that we help people grow and accomplish their goals and dreams with the work that we do. We are transforming the U and making it an even better place to work at. Why are you proud to be a 'Cane? We do amazing things at the U, knowing that we are contributing to...

Cecilia Borjas

Manager, Programs

exb393@miami.edu

(305) 243-3095
What is the best part of being a TOD Team member? Number one the team; being part of such a professional, inspiring, and caring team is a total blessing, and number two, getting to know members of almost every other department at the U and help some of them get to a better stage in their careers is priceless. Why are you proud to be a...

Lillian Diaz-Warshaw

Administrative Assistant

lxd214@miami.edu

(305) 243-1274
What inspires your about the work you do? I have a passion for helping others. It inspires me to leave a mark and positive impact on lives. Helping others and seeing people succeed is a reward in itself. In addition, being a part of the growth of “The U” is an inspiration to come to work each day. Why does your personal and...

Maria Elena Virgona

Manager, Leadership Development and Workforce Engagement

mev96@miami.edu

(305) 243-1440 x61440
What inspires you about the work you do? I love my job because I have the great opportunity to work on initiatives that will enable engagement, business performance, innovation, and a culture of change. It is rewarding to help people to be more motivated and engaged today than they were yesterday! Why does your personal and professional...

Elena Beatriz Fajardo

Manager, Programs

e.fajardo1@umiami.edu

(305) 284-1102
Why does your personal and professional development matter? Personal and professional development matter to me because I am always looking for different, more creative, ways to do things. Knowledge is your biggest asset and the more I experience and learn about different things, the better I am at my job. There are always opportunities to...

Danielle Alvarez

Organizational Development Specialist 1

dxa728@miami.edu

(305) 284-5332

Gina Annese

Program Coordinator

gxa370@miami.edu

(305) 284-3697
What is the best part of being a TOD Team member? The camaraderie I have been lucky enough to have with my team. They are a group of talented and inspirational individuals that I learn from on a daily basis. Why are you proud to be a ‘Cane? I am extremely proud to be part of such a diverse community that is made up of esteemed...

Daniella Escalona

Program Coordinator

d.escalona@umiami.edu

(305) 284-4540
What inspires you about the work you do? I am truly inspired by the impact our department is having in the university community. We may be a small department, but we are a mighty one! I am truly amazed by our ability to transform a person's day with a simple gesture or even transform a person's career through a program we...

Diane Airala

Administrative Assistant

axd1394@miami.edu

(305) 243-5802

Diana Carolina Martinez

Administrative Assistant

dcm48@miami.edu

(305) 284-5311
What inspires you about the work you do? I’m inspired by my coworkers, and the new employees I meet. It’s a rare privilege to welcome people as they begin their time at a renowned institution like the University of Miami.  Why does your personal and professional development matter? My personal and professional...

Daniela Moreno Zevallos

Administrative Assistant

mdm299@miami.edu

(305) 243-1442
What is the best part of being a TOD Team member? I love the TOD Team! Each one of us is special. We all bring different stories, experiences, and ways of thinking. We respect and help each member of our team like we do with family. What has been your most magical moment at the University? It was when a Facilitator during an I am the U...