Innovation Team

PCEI’s Innovation Team is comprised of individuals from a diverse array of professional backgrounds and cultural experiences, who collaborate to foster and cultivate the sustainable development of Rhode Island’s emerging Cultural Sector.

PCEI Innovation Team Members include:

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Raymond Two Hawks Watson, MCP

Founder/Chief Executive Officer

Ray@provcei.org

Raymond Two Hawks Watson is an Artivist, Community Activist, Educator, Cultural Practitioner and Convener with 10 years of experience in nonprofit executive administration.  Watson’s skills consist of program development & implementation, grant writing, motivational speaking, leadership & cultural development consulting, community organizing and event planning, supplemented by an extensive background in promoting and supporting cultural equity & development initiatives and programming in the Rhode Island community.  Watson is the recipient of the Rhode Island Foundation’s 2016 Innovation Fellowship.
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Toccara L. Barrett

Executive Administrator

Hello@provcei.org

Toccara L. Barrett is an Administrative Professional with direct experience managing programs and initiatives in the field of Social Services.  Barrett possesses excellent organizational and communication skills, which are enhanced by both her Master’s level educational background in Human Services, with a concentration in Leadership, as well as her passion for advocating for under-served individuals and communities.
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Veronica Cintron

Chief Operating Officer

Veronica@provcei.org

Veronica Cintron is a multi-industry, business executive with strong strategy development and execution skills who possesses a passion for cultural education, awareness and community building. A native of Puerto Rico, Cintron’s track record consists of over 15 years of proven leadership experience with a focus on creating and executing processes, evaluating and tailoring long term goals, overseeing staff duties and encouraging overall growth and stability.

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Jeny Hernandez-Watson

Chief Design Officer

Jeny@provcei.org

Jeny Hernandez-Watson is a Photojournalistic Documentarian with a passion for capturing life events and authentic cultural expressions.  Hernandez-Watson has over 10 years of professional photography experience, employing a range of techniques including portraiture, event, fashion, black & white, urban and travel styles.
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Donald W. King

Chief Creative Officer

Donald@provcei.org

Donald W. King is a Creative Professional, Educator, Art Director, Festival Producer, Branding/Marketing Specialist and Socio-Musicologist with more than 20 years of notable accomplishments. King has extensive experience and expertise in the fields of the arts, literacy, and education, including developing and producing large scale, multi-stage festivals and events, cultural arts institutions, music venues, and brands in highly competitive markets.
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Jonathan Lewis

Chief Policy & Advocacy Officer

Globe@provcei.org

Jonathan Lewis is a Senior Level Kingian Nonviolence Trainer, and currently the Kingian Nonviolence Coordinator for the National Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). For the past 15 years, Lewis has worked domestically and internationally to empower youth leadership to build the Beloved Community through inspiring a culture of Positive Peace.
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Mike Ritz

Director of Cultural Food Initiatives

mritz2@gmail.com

Mike Ritz is a Creative Leader with a diverse history that includes military intelligence, public relations, and community outreach.  Now an avid supporter, promoter, and convener of the Rhode Island community, Ritz first developed a craving for multicultural cuisine while working for an international language school in Mexico City in the early 90s. Ritz views food as a natural conductor and translator essential to cultural discovery.
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Joel Rosario Tapia, Msc

Director of Public Relations

Joel@provcei.org

Joel Rosario Tapia is a Media & Marketing Professional with expertise in contextualizing local, regional and national entertainment, political and cultural climates.  Tapia’s focus is on analyzing the impact of socio-economic, geopolitical and emerging business markets on the international cultural environment, and assessing how these elements can and may impact, be of benefit to and become better represented in the sustainable development of the cultural sector and economy.
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Juan Wilson, Jr.

Director of Fund Development

Invest@provcei.org

Juan Wilson, Jr is a Branding, Marketing & Advertising Consultant who works with business principals to identify and develop various sales revenue components.  Wilson, Jr is active in all fields of marketing and promotions and has extensive experience and knowledge of grass-roots marketing and design.  Wilson, Jr. is skilled in identifying and developing additional revenue streams with the sale of sponsorships, media buying and branding services.
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Heidi Garcia

Director of Business Relations

Heidi@provcei.org


Heidi Garcia is a Client Accounts Manager, Branding Ambassador, Promoter and Event Coordinator, with twenty years of experience in the Wine and Spirits industry. Garcia has coordinated general and ethnic markets in the New England Region, effectively increasing yield, efficiency and productivity for accounts managed by high context customers. Garcia’s well-rounded understanding of the hospitality industry, professional experience & credibility and innovative style make her a dynamic force for the establishment of longstanding, quality business relationships.

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Alexander Moore

Director of Artistic Development

alexander@provcei.org

Alexander “June Brone” Moore is an artist, musician, model and jewelry designer with over 15 years of professional artistic and cultural experience. Born in New York City and raised in Providence RI, Moore has operated his own jewelry design company, Zenuj Jewelry, for the past 7 years, with a focus on marrying intricate and fashion forward custom jewelry designs with an urban and sophisticated feel. Moore’s current interests include expanding his brand appeal to include culturally significant elements and traditions, as well as assisting in broader cultural development and cultural place making initiatives and projects.
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Cliff Wood

Advisor

Cliff Wood is a former Providence City Council member who served as Deputy Majority Leader and Chairman of the Committee on Public Education. A long standing leader in Providence’s efforts to reimagine its downtown district, Wood has previously held positions at Cornish Associates, a New Urbanist development company formed to rebuild Providence’s urban core, and was the founding director of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism.  Before moving to Providence in 1997, Wood coordinated strategy for the US Climate Action Network to lobby for an effective international treaty on climate change.  Wood currently serves as Executive Director of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy.