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Ms. Cleve Mesidor is a Global Solutions Consultant at the Raben Group. She is a former Obama Administration Presidential Appointee who spent three and a half years promoting regional economic initiatives and programs as Director of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. Cleve has over 15 years of experience in public relations, legislative policy, strategic planning, and business development. Her background in external affairs, outreach, and building public-private partnerships is extensive. Previously, she worked on Capitol Hill for U.S. Representatives Betty McCollum and Barbara Lee. Among other professional roles, Cleve ran a successful consulting business and was a candidate for the Washington, DC City Council.
Cleve regularly publishes editorials on economic development issues in Haiti. Her broadcasting background includes working for CNN and freelancing for NBC’s Today Show. She was born in L’Asile, Haiti and moved to the U.S. at eight years of age. Cleve is a member of the Society for International Development.
Cleve Mesidor Joins The Raben Group as Global Solutions Consultant
MSNBC's GRIO 100 HONOREE - Cleve Mesidor, Nation Builder
2013: Mesidor Year in Review
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In Foundation Features Cleve Mesidor, October 2013
Cleve Mesidor Returns to Help Rebuild Her Haitian Homeland, National Journal, By Christopher Snow Hopkins, July 17, 2013
The earth shook, and she came running
The Hill, By Kris Kitto, January 26, 2010
Ambassador, Universite Quisqueya's Center For Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI)
News by Cleve
Black Enterprise Magazine's March Issue Features Mesidor Article About CEEPCO
How Haitian American Entrepreneur Harold Charles is Rebuilding Haiti
Black Enterprise, by Cleve Mesidor, November 8, 2013
Video News Story: From Leogane to Jeremie, Haiti's southwest region is rich in beauty – by Cleve Mesidor & Pascal Antoine, Haitian Times, November 8, 2013
Haiti's Culinary Masters Ready to Shine at 'Gout et Saveurs Lakay' Food Festival
The Haitian Times, By Cleve Mesidor, September 27, 2013
Helmer Joseph Stuns Ayiti Fashion Week with Bold Designs
The Haitian Times, by Cleve Mesidor, September 22, 2013
Haiti’s 2nd Annual Fashion Week positions Caribbean country as up and coming style mecca
The Griot, By Cleve Mesidor, September 19, 2013
Kreyol Essence Illustrates Economic Growth Potential For Haiti’s Agricultural Sector
The Haitian Times, By Cleve Mesidor, August 27, 2013
Despite heavy rain, Haiti revels in Carnival
The Griot, by Cleve Mesidor, July 29, 2013
My immigration story
The Griot, By Cleve Mesidor, June 5, 2013
Can planting trees make a difference in Haiti 3 years after the quake?
The Griot, By Cleve Mesidor, January 14, 2013
First Fashion Week in Haiti hopes to revitalize the apparel industry — and nation
The Griot, By Cleve Mesidor, September 12, 2012
As Haiti searches for investors, its strongest asset is its people
The Griot, By Cleve Mesidor, June 25, 2012
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