Fermin began his career working with children in The New York State Parks Department, where he worked for 11 years. His Hospitality experience and great customer service skills lead him to become a concierge for private banking in financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank & BNY Mellon – Dreyfus. In 2010 Fermin joined Operation Headstart a community based children’s organization in Harlem. OHS provides resources to educate and empower parents to make informed decisions that will positively affect the academic environment and educational experience of their child. OHS partners with several organizations and programs that promote financing education and exposure to technology through computer sciences like coding and app development. ( S.T.E.M. & S.T.E.A.M. ) Fermin believes in the Mission of CMA. The Museum has provided the platform for Fermin to continue servicing families and their children.