Chevalier Lovett proudly serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Florida Rising. Born and raised on the historic West Side of Winter Park, FL – Chevalier has spent more than 10+ years in executive leadership positions within the nonprofit sector which includes positions with the YMCA, City Year and AmeriCorps in local and national roles. A first generation college graduate, he has done primary studies at the University of Hartford and Rollins College among other notable institutions and programs.
Chevalier is very active in the community and serves on several notable local, state and national boards & committees. In recognition of his service to the community, he was named 2020’s Most Influential by Winter Park Magazine. He believes his existence is to be a voice and to fight alongside & with marginalized communities. Particularly those that come from low-income BIPOC communities, the LGBTQ+ space, youth & education, young leaders and for those that are committed to the Peace Movement.