Who we are

BulletMichael Fischer, Executive Director

Michael received his Masters Degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University in 1999. He went on to develop businesses that were later sold off to Fortune 500 organizations; from manufacturing ladies hand bags, to software development, to consumable goods, to real estate, he has conquered all different arenas. Throughout his life he has always had a soft spot to help others and constantly is involved in a multitude of non-profit organizations.

Michael currently manufactures and distributes Awareness vending machines through his company Rocket Vending, Inc. All of his machines are proudly made in the United States and he is based out of Coconut Creek, FL. His companies proudly donate to following amazing charities: Florida Breast Cancer Coalitions and Research Foundation, Susan G. Komen for the cure, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, American Cancer Society Research Foundation, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Gilda's Club, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Broward Health Foundation, Paralyzed Veterans of America, The National Memorial for America's Disabled Veterans, Fisher House Foundation, Inc, Treats for Soldiers, Inc., Blinded Veterans Association, and National Veterans Service Fund, Inc.

Drops of Hope was created in 2006, when Michael decided to combine his entrepreneurial and philanthropic skills to start a free luxury transportation service for pediatric cancer patients to keep their minds off the treatments and on the excitement of riding in a fun filled interactive game mobile.

BulletSeth Kaminstein, Treasurer, Board of Directors

Seth Kaminstein is an accomplished, goal-oriented business professional with Fortune 500 grounding and a wide-ranging background including finance, wholesale lending, and global telecommunications sales. With over 20 years sales experience, Seth has a consistent record of stellar outside sales results which he continues in his current role as Territory Development Manager with Office Depot's Business Solutions Division. Prior to joining Office Depot which is headquartered in Seth's hometown of Boca Raton, FL, Seth also had great success as a wholesale mortgage lender for several years and also led a top producing sales team as a District Sales Manager at Motorola. Seth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Arizona State University.

BulletJeff Oster, Vice Chairperson, Board of Directors

Jeff received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University in 1989. Jeff has been a driving force at Mirart Inc. for the past 25 years where he is currently the Vice President. Mirart has been manufacturing Acrylic products for many different industries for over 36 years.

Jeff is passionate about helping children in the community locally and nationally. He is excited to bring his meticulous skills to the charity.

BulletVikramjit Jamwal (VJ), Director Information Technology

VJ is currently the Director of Technical Operations for IndiWork Software Solutions Pvt. Limited. VJ is a technology entrepreneur and business visionary with 15+ years of robust experience in design, development and implementation of high-performance technology solutions for various industries. He is well known for taking ideas and converting them into success stories internationally and locally.

He is a people person that loves to work for a cause that gives something back to the community. VJ strongly believes that people's small efforts can make a big difference in the world. He plans to bring his technical expertise aboard and extensive internet exposure to the cause of Drops of Hope.

BulletJennifer Brauner, VP of Operations

Jennifer received her Masters Degree in Social Work with an emphasis in Administration from Arizona State University in 2003. Jennifer was a behavioral health therapist for 8 years working with children and families. She enjoyed being in a rewarding career helping others in need and wanted to do more for these clients. Jennifer decided to shift her focus and energies and moved onto helping non-profit and for-profit organizations improve the services they were providing to the community. She became a Quality Management professional and provided on-going support to the organizations she worked with to ensure policies and procedures were align with the needs of the business, services were meeting the needs of the client, and most importantly, quality of care was a priority.

Jennifer joined Drops of Hope in 2011 as Vice President of Operations. She is excited to help grow the charity in Florida as well as expand and drive the mission of Drops of Hope in other states.

BulletMindy Haas, Director of Operations

Mindy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and Child Development from the State University at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY. She was born and raised in New York and is currently living in Boca Raton, Florida.

Mindy and her husband Russell (married for 25 years) are the owners of East Coast School of Self Defense in Boca Raton. She is a Martial Arts instructor and has had many years of positive influence of the children within her community. Mindy is also the proud owner of Emenar Serving Company, providing hospitality service to the community since 1992. Throughout the years Mindy has been invited to build leadership in numerous companies, open restaurants and assist in company growth and development. She is multi-talented and always taking on new challenges

Mindy is currently the Vice President for the Florida PTA and sits on many committees including; the Florida PTA Legislative Committee. She is still an active participant in the Palm Beach County Council of PTA where she is a Past President and is a member of many local PTAs throughout the State. Her passion is building leaders in PTA and supporting the mission of the association.

Mindy has 2 children and 2 grandchildren that enable her to continue to grow her passion to encourage the health and well-being of the families of her community and for all those involved in Drops of Hope.

BulletJonathan Stein, Director of Creativity

Jonathan Stein joins Drops of Hope as the Director of Creativity. Jonathan Stein has had solo and group exhibitions in Paris, Switzerland, Venezuela, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and here in the United States showcasing year after year in Art Basel Miami Beach. Best known for his hand fashioned and faux finished sculpture/painting “cakes”, Stein celebrates Societies obsession with Pop Culture iconography and celebrity consumption. Stein has a vested desire to give back and is overjoyed in aiding Drops of Hope.

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