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Experienced Co-Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Team Building, Public Speaking, and Strategic Planning. Strong professional graduated from La Salle Military Academy, Oakdale, NY and from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Founded Gift of Life International (GOLI) which provides lifesaving heart surgery for children around the world. Has developed a network of support in over 80 countries which in 2019 saved the lives of over 3,600 children. Since its inception, over 38,000 children lives have been saved through the network of Rotary and GOLI. GOLI is now developing self-sustaining cardiac programs in emerging countries. GOLI is an economic development program, an educational and empowerment program and a world peace program building productive and positive partnerships through the common denominator of the love we have for our children. GOLI is partnered with Dr. Craig Sable of the National Children's Medical Center in Washington, DC and with Chain of Hope of London, England, in R&D which will develop protocols to prevent Rheumatic Heart Disease in emerging countries. 39 million people are inflicted with RHD around the world. 1.3 million children are born each year with a Congenital Heart Defect. CHD has the largest mortality rate for birth defects in the world. 93% of the world does not have access to cardiac care.