Staff

Reverend Tom Capo

Developmental Minister
Reverend Tom Capo serves as the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami.  He is also the co-chair of the clergy dialogue for Mosaic Miami.  Reverend Tom is active in Miami PACT (People Acting in Community Together) and in the South Miami Rotary.  Reverend Tom has served Unitarian Universalist congregations in Iowa, Chicago, and Texas and in each city where he served he was active on Interfaith boards (Including being on the executive board of the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago) and Nonprofit Boards including Family Promise of Linn County, the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa, and Planned Parenthood of East Central Iowa.  He also served on the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights commission. Reverend Tom Capo was a psychotherapist for 30 years before coming to the ministry, not only working with individuals and families, but providing consulting and training to Hospitals, Universities and NASA JSC on issues ranging from stress management to eating disorders. One of the projects Rev. Tom is most proud of is helping to create  SMILE (Students-Mentors-Internship-with Local Employers) with his congregation in Naperville.  SMILE is a mentor program for teens of color to help them realize their potential through positive work experience.

Alexandra Colaizzi

Music Director
Alex joined us as Music Director in April, 2021. The Music Director leads Sunday Service Soul Singing and coordinates Special Music. In non-pandemic times, the Music Director facilitates choir rehearsals on Thursday evenings and directs the choir for Sunday Services. To learn more about Alex, you can go to https://www.alexandracolaizzi.com/

Joseph Talleda​

Pianist
Joseph is our very accomplished pianist and accompanist for the choir.

Jessica Lam

Director of Religious Explorations for Children & Youth
Jessica is a proud activist and leader in the LGBTQ+ Community, a philanthropist and entrepreneur utilizing her skills and talents to help make a positive change. As an educator at many Universities and High Schools, she engages students and other educators through workshops, lectures, and stories; She is also a published children’s book author and has appeared internationally on many television programs.Jessica has long worked with kids with her entertainment company for decades. Accompanied with her magnetic personality and her willingness to play and engage with children in a positive manner, her passion is to educate and make a difference in their lives. She is excited to join UUCM and share her wealth of experience around faith though curated personalized programs suited for the imaginative and intuitive minds of our children. Her goal is to help cultivate their young minds through spiritual exploration, advocacy and the discovery of the world around us.

Hayro Luque

Communications Director
A designer, a creative mind and entrepreneur with more than twenty four years of industry experience, has worked in Honduras, The United States, Canada and East Africa, developing marketing, branding, interactive, social media, collateral, environmental graphics and facility branding, for a wide variety of businesses and organizations. Founder of Industrialista, with a tremendous design vision for spaces with special attention to detail, and an authentic, industrial, soulful and artistic approach. Well knowledged of the arts and acquainted with the art world, a contemporary art collector himself. Fluent in English, Spanish, and conversational French, makes him an ideal liaison between Hispanophone, Anglophone and Francophone cultures.

Cheryl Powell

Business Administrator

Kat Kraynek

Sunday Sexton