​​M.A.EX. Academy

Educating and connecting the youth and community through the arts.

Brittney D. Ortiz
Her background in administration, logistics, and management keeps the team focused and on target.

Foundation History

Working in with the youth in my community was supposed to be a short-term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven philanthropists in the state.

Our founder

Rowland  R.  Gomez

recent programs

Our outreach program in the Coachella Valley recently got the attention of local media. Follow us on social media for updates.

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and inspire.

Media, Entertainment, and Live Event Specialist

Hector H Salas
Marine Veteran. His Background in film production and work as an actor on primetime television connects us both in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

our leadership team

Daniel Sullivan
His background in music and radio communications helps us reach people and connect one engagement at at time.

Pedro Salcido
His Background with urban street art can be admired at the latest "STREET" installation at the Westfield Shopping Center in Palm Desert, CA.


We are currently seeking volunteers to make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

2008 - Rowland Gomez begins working with the youth in his community at the Indio Teen Center and his life changes forever.

2010 - The Boys And Girls Club of the Coachella Valley appoints Rowland Gomez as Music Director for their Indio Unit.

2015 - MAEX Academy is launch during the Coachella Valley Music Industry Summit through partnership with SoundRite Events

2019 - Rowland Gomez is recognized as one of the top Media, Entertainment, and Live Event Specialist in the State. MAEX Academy grows there team to begin programming in the Coachella Valley.