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Felix Lugo, MSM

Address: International


Phone: 914-563-3653


Masters of Science in Management , Warner University, Lake Wales, Florida


Bachelors in Health Services Administration, Monroe College, New Rochelle, New York


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Possess 15+ years’ successful, progressive management experience in for profit / non-profits, championing the highest possible standards in international education, operations, school development, program & budget management, health & safety, and enhancing students’ overall wellbeing at top global public/private day/boarding and Universities .


MS, Management, Warner University. Adept at overseeing support functions & resource acquisition, managing budgets of $585K+, recommending & implementing changes empowering schools to grow & improve. Ensure students’ physical & mental wellbeing; maintain fiscal responsibility while continually creating innovative programs, streamlining processes & cutting costs. Create surroundings developing children’s self-awareness, and enhancing their academic, career, social & emotional needs. Thrive in fast-paced environments; always hit the ground running, take minimal time to acclimate & perform. Dedicated to continual education & improvement.


English - fluently

Spanish - fluently 

Mandarin -beginner

Russian -beginner

Areas of Expertise


Executive Director | High School Inc. Academies Foundation


Director, Student Life & International Enrollment | College Prep Catholic H.S.

2018 - 2019, 2021-2023

Oversee school culture, campus climate, and provide academic support and administrative partnership.

  • Keep track and perform quarterly safety drills: Fire, Lockdown and EarthQuake.

  • Manage school’s disciplinary system and provide classroom management support to faculty.

  • Created and oversee the Student Retention Committee and develop retention efforts.

  • Campus Safety Management and schedule campus-wide supervision.

  • Oversee all functions of international program (marketing, admissions, enrollment, retention, and homestay programs). 

Dean, Residential Life & Int'l Services| Springdale Prep 2017-2018

Launched brand new domestic and international preparatory school (6-12). 
Developed handbooks, policies, procedures and assisted with school accreditation process and SEVIS process. Developed campus store infrastructure and designed school uniforms and novelty items.
Oversaw dining services and medical services.
Managed school social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) and developed marketing campaigns. Created and marketed international summer programs.

Director of Admissions & Int'l Programs | San Joaquin Memorial 2019-2021 

Director of International Student Programs, 2016-2017 

Director of Residential Life, 2014-2017 

Launched Campos Int’l Academy, first & only int’l boarding program in Central Valley. Manage $585,000 budget. Grew from nine (9) to 28 students by year two, by keeping dorm to 5-star hotel standards & promoting program school-wide & globally. Hired & managed team of six (6) and growing; oversee Residential Hall Manager, Residential Advisors (RAs) & Int’l Boarding Chefs. Formulated and implemented all recruitment strategies that effectively marketed the school image and enrollment. Generated $1.4M+ revenues by second year; sustain high retention rates. Oversaw all admissions and international programs recruitment and marketing. 

Sr. HouseParent (Residential Advisor) | Léman Manhattan Prep, 2012 - 2014 
Weekend Activity Coordinator, 2013 - 2014

Planned, budgeted, executed & evaluated student activities within the int’l elite boarding program located at Wall Street, NYC. Int’l Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering Diploma Programme (DP). Managed $65,000 activity annual budget. Oversaw 15 Int’l Boarding program students from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Korea, Turkey, Germany, Brazil, Japan. Directly supervised 30 / indirectly supervised 65 students. Generated 98% reenrollment via relationship- building. Represented, and promoted image of, International program school-wide. Generated over 5M+ in revenues by second year; sustain high retention rates.

House Manager | Vanguard School: Performing Arts Center

​2011 - 2012


Seasonal House Manager for Cathy Wooley-Brown Performing Arts Center at the Vanguard School.

  • Supervised all productions in areas such as: Lighting, Stage Design, Sound Booth, Ushering, Box Office and Concession. 


Live-In Assistant Director of Residential Life |Vanguard School, ​2008 - 2012
Residential Dean, ​2007 - 2009

Administrated 140-student residential boarding school with (4) residence halls. Led 32-person staff (house mothers, overnight staff, RAs, security, nurses, part-time staff). Planned & managed $1,000,000+ annual budget. Drove all administrative, legal & financial functions. Streamlined procedures, slashed costs, eradicated redundancies. Generated $2.7M+ revenues to 6.7M+ by second year; sustain high retention rates.


Marketing Manager | Rainy Faye Bookstore, LLC

2003 - 2007

Served as marketing manager increasing revenues 30% year-over-year & raising community involvement via in-store functions.   Lead Designer handling all marketing initiatives.  

Assistant Program Coordinator | NYS Department of Education

2002 - 2003

Coordinated internships for high school students within the community. Promoted student involvement and established relationships with businesses and educational centers within the community. 

* Team Building  

* Budget Management / Reporting 

* Tech-Savvy 

* Children’s Advocate 

* Creating Student Action Plans 

* Facilitating Communication 

* Program Planning / Scheduling

* Marketing & Business Development  

* Security Management 

* Monitoring Academic Progress

* Managing Discipline Issues

* Creative Thinker  

* Organizational Leadership

* Health Administration  

* Entrepreneurial Spirit   






Rediker (Admin+)

Whipple Hill




Microsoft Office 365

Windows OS Monterey 

macOS Catalina

Computerized Physician Order Entry

Dragon Dictation

Rosetta Stone


Open Dental

Flex Dental


University of Rockhurst:

  • Time Management and Organizational Skills

  • Management and Leadership


Love & Logic Insititute, Inc

  • Classroom Strategies

  • Teaching Responsibility


The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

  • Residential Life workshop


Cross Country Education

  • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome workshop


American Heart Association

  • CPR Adult & Infant, AED and First Aid Exp. 8/2023



  • Food Protection Manager Exp. 2026

  • Allergens Exp. 2025

Driving Education

  • Licensed Driving Instructor (CA)


Monroe College

  • Cum Laude 2004/2006

  • Presidents & Dean's List


Bridge Program

  • Traveled to Germany (Frankfurt, Bad Homburg, Berlin, Lubeck, Munich) on an awarded Scholarship 

  • Editor's Choice Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry


NYS Department of Education

  • Superintendent's Scholarship for Excellence in Alternative Education

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