Meet the Team

Our leadership and team members manage the day-to-day operations of Write Choice Consulting Firm. Our staff comes from a variety of backgrounds with experience, knowledge and the capacity to promote best practices. We are a team of exceptional executive business consultants with broad and deep experience in organizational development, grant & technical writing, and professional training. Ultimately, we want to aid agencies, organizations, and businesses across local, national and international communities, to strive for and achieve success!

Administration Team

Telena Paris

Founder & CEO

Our CEO/Founder, Telena Paris is a proven highly creative and results-driven for profit & non-profit executive management professional; with an entrepreneurial passion, drive, vision, experience and expertise in generating revenue and increasing support bases for expanding startups, small & medium size enterprises. She has over 15 years’ experience in grant writing, marketing and business development & over 10 years experience providing collegiate, corporate and leadership training. Telena's success has helped numerous agencies collectively secure over $10 million dollars in funding within a one year period; her expertise can help businesses like yours to win open RFPs and contracts.

Valerie Embden

Marketing Coordinator

Valerie Embden is a Marketing Coordinator at Write Choice Consulting Firm.  Valerie has had over 18 years working in the arena of marketing and sales.  Valerie is a native of Jamaica and has resided in South Florida with her husband for over 3 decades. She has two adult children and two grandchildren.  She really enjoys meeting new people and does that through her ministry at Calvary Chapel Plantation.   She looks forward to speaking with you about your business and how WCCF Services will help you sustain and grow your portfolio of services.

Aramese Devega- Cruz

Accounting Specialist

Arames Devega- Cruz  is an experienced veteran for the United States and is responsible for assisting and managing Write Choice Consulting  accounting, invoices, and the financial database for our firm’s external accounts and internal compliance.

Gilberto Gomez

Business Development Representative

Gilberto Gomez is an experience entrepreneur with expertise in start-up businesses, management, administration, evaluation, strategic planning and human resources. He was a successful CEO of a corporation in Puerto Rico and worked in the Human Resources Department for the Springfield Public Schools in Massachusetts. He is working now as a Business Development Consultant for WCCF. Mr. Gomez has a Master degree in Administration and Supervision from Wesfield State University in Massachusetts, with many post graduate credits in Continuing Education courses in diverse areas.

Thomasina Smith-Brown

Business Development Specialist

Thomasina Smith-Brown is a Business Development Specialist with Write Choice Consulting Firm. She has over 30 years’ experience in customer service, sales, and in the hospitality industry. In addition, she has acquired knowledge across a diverse business sector that benefits not only our organization, but also the businesses that we serve. Thomasina has proven track record of being to a great asset to companies that employed her, as she continues to maintain that status with Write Choice Consulting Firm. With a strong Communication background Thomasina believes that Write Choice Consulting Firm will be a major asset to any company that receives services.

Business Development & Strategist Team

Joseph Screbo

Executive Business Strategist

Miguel Montero

Executive Business Strategist

Anthony Richiez

Executive Business Strategist

Anthony J. Richiez (Fluent in English & Spanish) is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working on high priority projects in various industries. Skilled in business planning & development, financial management, organizational culture & employee development, marketing, sales and dynamic team building. He has over 20 years of business & leadership experience and over 10 years of educational & corporate training experience. Anthony's dynamic approach helps in the success of individuals and organizations globally.

Jean Mary Hermann Colas

Business Development Consultant

Omar Enrique- Jiminez

Executive Business Strategist

Wayne Stewart Philp

Executive Business Strategist

Connie Hurtado

Business Development Consultant

Robert Detrich

Business Development Consultant

Diana Ashworth

Business Development Consultant

Diana Ashworth is a Georgia native and a certified life and business coach. She currently has over 15 years of customer service, sales, and administrative experience. She is actively expanding her knowledge base to include Psychology. Diana will make sure that all your questions have been addressed appropriately to help you take your business to the next level.

Executive Service Team

Dr. Latanya Hughes

Executive Trainer

Dr. Latanya Hughes is a polished leadership specialist with formal education in Leadership and Global Consulting and extensive experience in strategic problem-solving, working across all levels of an organization providing extraordinary results to uncover ways to cut company costs and produce new sources of revenue particularly in distressed organizations while promoting synergistic teams.

Kem Grant

Executive Marketing Consultant

Andrew Mendez

Executive Content Writer

Patrick Senior

Executive Trainer

Patrick Senior is an experienced executive marketing professional, having lead teams for marketing programs, brand management, and leadership training. Patrick excels at helping businesses and organization fulfill their visual branding and marketing needs.

Dr. Gary Walby

Executive Investigator/Evaluator & Grant Writer

Dr. Walby’s career has spanned clinical practice, research, evaluation, community network improvement, and resource and sustainability development. He has focused on the enhancement and application of systems-based intervention and evaluation for much of his career. As an evaluator, he ensures that all project methods, simple to intricate, are contextually relevant and applies systems and complexity models to enhance findings and to develop sustainability for the client. He has completed multiple collaboration development projects, strategic plans, grant applications at all levels (federal, state and local), needs assessments, sustainability plans and studies related to feasibility, efficacy and efficiency.

Nanette Saylor

Executive Grant Writer, Coach & Trainer

Steven Press CPA, PFS, MSM

Executive Trainer

Steven R. Press holds the designation of Certified Public Accountant and Personal Financial Specialist from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has been assisting businesses and individuals for over 35 years to achieve financial success.

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