RAW Residency is a membership based community, whom come together to become the best version of themselves. Our goal is to connect those who believe in unlocking their true potential so they can stand firm as their RAWself. As a team, we are constantly working on ourselves, so we can be present and provide next level experiences to our RAW family.



Founder & CEO

Cristina began her career as a professional dancer, where she worked with many world renowned artists such as, Ricky Martin, Daddy Yankee, and Pitbull. After a diverse set of experiences, she found herself as the membership manager for Soho Beach House. Which then led her to begin a consulting firm focused on building communities called yNESS Connect. As the CEO, she built and curated membership clubs and experiences, that impacted society on a grand scale. yNESS Connect provided services to Adidas, Casa Tua, 1Hotel South Beach, Spotify and many more. Most recently, she transitioned her passion, expertise, and imagination to create and launch RAW Residency, a membership-based community for next-generation seekers and leaders who believe in the spirit of collaboration, to strengthen each other’s personal and professional capabilities.



Membership Coordinator

Tiffany began her career as a Project Manager working for a home emergency repair company as an Integration Analyst. In her role, she was responsible for the analytical process of integrations with utility companies. She also served as the company trainer for all locations in the US. After the company moved their headquarters to Tennessee, Tiffany transitioned into entrepreneurship and started her own property management management company Superville Cleaning & Property Services. After 2 years of managing the company she decided to accept a position as Senior Account Manager at The Executive Administrative Group where she met Cristina Sosa and became her assistant and Membership Coordinator for RAW Residency.


Vannessa Requena

Events Director


Crystal Tejera

Crystal began her career as an educator seeking to inspire and make an impact on youth. She has taught children in a variety of settings from below poverty to working with those living in the most affluent zip codes within Miami. Throughout her journey, she has worked in luxury real estate, marketing, and partnership development. In addition to joining the RAW Residency team, she is committed to service as a chapter leader for the Little Lighthouse Foundation which empowers underprivileged families with life enhancing programs and manages wellness content with Miami Vibes Magazine. With a plethora of unique skill sets, Crystal will testify that her greatest talent is creating partnerships on behalf of organizations that inspire her. Being a reflector by human design, which represents 2% of the population, gives her a special advantage to tuning in and creating transformative collaborations. She’s also the proud mother of a beautiful little girl that pushes her to grow even further in conscious parenting! She is motivated by diversity, surprise elements, and humans that think outside of the box. Crystal has been immersed in personal development for 20 years and is wholeheartedly committed to exploring practices of self study. Her passion for growth and expansion of the mind is aligned with her friendship with Cristina and the RAW culture.