John Seibel, President The founder and President of Entrena, John originally came to the Dominican Republic as a Peace Corps Volunteer in 1971. He and his wife, Sobeya, launched Entrena in 1982, as a local Dominican firm specializing in training, education, & development. John’s areas of expertise include cultural management, public-private sector partnerships, consortia and alliance building, sustainable development, and resource linkage. Under John's direction and a highly motivated qualified staff, Entrena has an excellent reputation for creativity and accomplishing tasks with professional results in the Dominican Republic.
Sobeya Seibel, Director of Human Resources The Director of Human Resources of Entrena since the start of the company, Sobeya handles recruiting, hiring, training, & monitoring an outstanding staff which has been instrumental in the success of Entrena. Two of our proudest achievements are that Entrena personnel feel part of a “family” well beyond a normal business and that our staff has been actively recruited and quickly hired by other organizations. Strongly identified with social justice issues, Sobeya remains busy with different volunteer activities that go back to her days in high school when she organized evening literacy schools for workers.
Francis Mata, Program Manager & Austraining In-Country Manager (ICM) With nearly 25 years as part of the Entrena family, and as program manager, Francis knows the ‘ins- and – outs’ of the company. Francis directs the Language and International Volunteer Departments and has gifted us with her many talents especially the ability to be versatile within the company.
Fabiana Mateo, Financial Manager Fabiana is on top of her game when it comes to her department. With over 7 years in the company, she is one of the true colors of Entrena. Fabiana keeps the office running smoothly in every aspect.
Martha Melo, Receptionist When coming into the office, Martha will be the first to greet you with her beautiful smile. She starts everyone’s morning off right with a compassionate “Good Morning! How are you today?” Martha is the base of our Entrena family.
Diana Peña, Educational Specialist If you bring the beat, Diana will be the first to catch it. Diana works as our educational specialist working in many things. From EpC to A Ganar, Diana brings her positive energy, passion to dance, and rhythmic ideas to all occasions.
Raul Richardson, Accounting Assistant & Data Collector Mr. Raul Richardson can do it all when it comes to our office! Raul works in our accounting department along with many other jobs. He is always willing to help and lend an extra hand when needed. From IT help to balancing the checks, Raul is our main man.
Elizabeth Tavarez, Program Coordinator 18 years and counting with Entrena and every day she brings something new! Elizabeth Tavarez is in charge of all of our Language Training Programs where she works behind the scenes to coordinate the logistics to ensure clients an amazing experience. She is constantly coming up with new ideas for programs and with her positive energy, motivation and young spirit, Elizabeth is one of the best.
Enrique De Oleo, Driver Enrique is one of Entrena's drivers and has been with the team for two years. While Enrique is one of Entrena's more reserved members, he contributes more than his share in warmth, honesty, and helpfulness.
Diomaris Montero, Concierge As Entrena's concierge, Diomaris keeps the office immaculate and serves refreshments to staff and visitors. With more than 17 years in Entrena and even longer working for the Seibels, she is certainly part of the family! Diomaris graces Entrena with her kindness and willingness to pitch in whenever help is needed.
Rhadamés Rosario, Driver With 27 years working for Entrena, Rhadamés is a deeply-rooted member of the team. Rhadamés constantly brings a smile to his co-workers' faces with his pleasant demeanor and sense of humor.