Originally from New York, Felipe Azenha graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in International Relations. After college, Felipe served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala for 2 years as an appropriate technology project manager. He went on to receive a Master of Science in Organizational Management degree from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. For 10 years he worked in international private banking as a relationship manager. While working full time Felipe attended the University of Miami and received a Master in Real Estate Development and Urbanism degree in May of 2012. Currently, he is leading business development for StreetEasy in South Florida.
He traveled over 800 miles from Guatemala to Panama on his bicycle and has lived in New York, London, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Denver, Boulder and now Miami for the past 12 years. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and is actively involved with several organizations:
- ULI South Florida Young Leaders Steering Committee
- MiMo Biscayne Association-Board of Directors
- South Florida Bike Coalition-Board of Directors
- Transit Miami Editor