Our Mission

We strive to ehance the quality of life for all those who been impacted by the judicial system a second chance of reaching their goals and potential.

PENYERS offers an excellent opportunity to hire people who are actively trying to make career dreams a reality.

We offer a no-cost education training program to help young people ages 18 – 50 improve the quality of life through educational and individualize coaching programs.

Our program is the first of its kind in New York City by bridging the insurance industry's gap by allowing our youth to build a career or their own business in the community.

Through their training with PENYERS, youth and an adult gets an introduction to the insurance industry, learn how to manage risks, marketing and selling insurance, learn about the different issues in auto insurance, and how to operate an insurance agency.

Board of Directors


Denise Barker

Denise brings a wealth of experience with over 27 years of solid performance in major global financial institutions.  She has extensive business background in international and multicultural environments.   Denise is self-driven and committed to excellence with diversified skill set in strategic management, advanced analytical, and risk management.


Renee C. Airhuoyo

Earned her Master of Science degree in School Building Leadership from Mercy College, located in New York, in 2008. Renee also received her Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois in 1998. Ms. Airhuoyo earned her Bachelor of Arts from Dillard University, a Historically Black College (HBCU), located in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1991.

Renee C. Airhuoyo has been an educator for over 23 years as an urban public school employee. Renee was a facilitator for the New York City Department of Education’s Region 2, located in the Bronx, for professional development.