Eleazar F. Bueno


Chair

Eleazar was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He arrived in the US at the age of 15. Eleazar holds an Undergraduate degree in Psychology and Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. As a JPD Foundation board member, he brings a wealth of experience to the work of public advocacy and community events management. This includes the ability to create and utilize business experience to achieve excellent community relations and policy goals, as well as understanding the role media plays in community relations and outcomes. He is a dedicated and committed member of the Dominican diaspora in NYC. With his business expertise he is responsible for the coordination of various Dominican centered events that include Festival producer for 809 Restaurant, Telemicro TV and the JPD Foundation for the past 10 years. In 2017 he joined the Empanadas Monumental model and has successfully increased from four stores to eight. This model was featured in the Daily News due to its innovative menu which stays true to the flavors and dishes of the homeland.