The Team

Janiris De Pena
A dynamic and skilled executive, Janiris De Pena brings more than a decade of experience in the Golf market.

Janiris is an expert of the hospitality industry. She has worked for several years for five stars Hotel Arts in Barcelona where she held several managerial positions. In 2000, Janiris returned to the Dominican Republic to manage the launch of a major golf resort near Santo Domingo.

In 2003, Janiris started to focus more on the creation of specialized golf events such as national and international golf tournaments and created her own company that quick became a reference in the local golf market.

Janiris is Managing Director.

Janiris has been playing golf for more than 20 years.

Massimiliano Sfara
Born in Rome, Massimiliano is an experienced Marketing Manager and business consultant.

Educated at the London School of Economics in London, Massimiliano has extensive experience in Management Consulting having worked for Booz&Co in Paris, Rome and Milan. Massimiliano arrived to the DR in 2003 as Marketing Director for Orange Dominicana. In 2006 he joined the Independent Financial Centre of the Americas as head of marketing with the objective of designing and implementing marketing and communication strategies

Massimiliano is responsible Marketing and Communications.

He is also a dedicated golfer.

Carlos Lizarazo
Born in Bogota Colombia, Carlos Lizarazo is an experienced manager.

Educated as an electronic engineer, he has covered many positions of responsibility during his career.

Carlos Lizarazo was director of Information Technology for General Electric Colombia before moving to the Dominica Republic as Head of operations for IBM in the Dominican Republic. Back to Colombia, Carlos was named vice president of Banco Popular de Colombia before becoming President of AOTEC Colombia.

Carlos Lizarazo has also an extensive experience in golf. Amateur golf player from 1958, Carlos was Executive Director of the Dominican Golf Federation FEDOGOLF from 2003 to 2009. He brings a great wealth of experience to the team and a profound knowledge of golf and of the Latin American continent.