Board of Directors

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Board of Advisors

Loyola Elementary’s Board of Advisors consists of community leaders in business, education, faith, finance and the arts. Their combined experiences are a pivotal component of our success.

Marcelino Garcia, S.J.

Board of Advisors

Fr. Marcelino García, S.J. was the president of Belen Jesuit Preparatory School for 25 years. The longevity and success of his tenure is an exemplary case of effective leadership and provided significant insight into what constitutes effective school leadership.

Dr. Jorge De Diego M.D

Board of Advisors

A pediatrician in Doral, Florida. He is affiliated with Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical. Jorge A de Diego MD, He is the Medical Director Doral Medicine Associates, the Pediatrician Diplomate from American College of Addiction and Compulsive Disorders.

Barbara Romani

Board of Advisors

Regional Director South, Community Relations, Citibank. Has forty-five years’ experience in the financial services industry.

Tailleen Arias

Board of Advisors

CEO and Founder of Loyola Elementary and Doral Conservatory. SBA Woman Entrepreneur 2016 and Doral Woman of the year 2015.

Juan P. Casimiro

Board of Advisors

Began his education and youth development career in 1987 in New York City. Now with more than 25 years of experience as a public speaker, social entrepreneur, educator, coach and mentor, specializes in building individual and organizational strength from within.

Juan U. Arias

Board of Advisors

Founder and former owner of the largest manufacturer of commercial glass and mirrors in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Coordinator of Emmaus Spiritual Retreats. Retired business consultant.

Ana Maria Feo

Board of Advisors

San Ignacio de Loyola Alumna and former Regional Coordinator of EHH at Encuentros Familiares in Caracas. General Manager of Loyola Elementary and Arts Preschool and the Doral Conservatory since 2006.

Dr. Giselle Elgarresta Rios

Board of Advisors

Associate Professor of Music and member of the Faculty Senate at Barry University since 1996. A distinguished performing artist has appeared at multiple venues including Carnegie Hall in New York and the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami.


Loyola Elementary offers a broad and solid foundation to an exploration voyage on which your child is about to embark. Located in Doral Florida, Loyola Elementary provides early childhood and elementary education following the Ignatian Pedagogy Paradigm.




2900 NW 109 Ave

Doral, FL 33172


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