2017 Boxers

Gregg “Long Range Strike” Aramanda

Gregg Aramanda is a returning 2009 Alumni Boxer. Gregg is a Senior Sales and Proposal Director at GE Aviation LLC in Bohemia. The company manufactures electrical power devices and battery systems for military and commercial aircraft. Gregg is a member of IEEE and Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He is associated with Cold Spring Harbor Club, St. Patrick Baseball and St. Hughes Basketball. (more…)

Kyle “The Real Deal” Burkhardt

Kyle Burkhardt is the Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield, a real estate brokerage located in Melville. “I spoke with Jeff Cohen, one of the founders of Fight for Charity, at a networking event and I decided to volunteer to help less fortunate families on Long Island,” Kyle explained. “This is an opportunity to give back to our community and get back into shape while doing so.”


Johnathan “Lethal Motion” Cartelli, Esq.

Johnathan Cartelli is an attorney and the president of the Law Office of Johnathan Cartelli, P.C. located in Middle Village.  His full service law firm specializes in criminal defense, civil litigation, traffic violations and real estate. Johnathan said, “I read about Fight for Charity in the Suffolk County Bar Association’s newsletter.  (more…)

Eliud “The Vortex” Custodio

Eliud Custodio, Director of Design & Technology at ICD Publications, Inc., in Islandia. Eliud learned about Fight for Charity from a friend and trainer, Laurette Holst, an Alumni Boxer. “As a volunteer boxer I appreciate this unique and exciting way to serve my community.


Brooke “The Heavy Hitter” Delio

Brooke Delio grew up in Patchogue/Medford and is now a resident of Port Jefferson.  She is the Head Clerk-Biller at Brown’s Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram, a 100 year-old car dealership on Long Island. She heard about Fight for Charity from her friend and trainer Bill Mabanta. “I volunteer at CBIC and I love boxing. I couldn’t pass up this opportunity to be a Charity Boxer. I’ve been boxing for four years and have been training at Heavy Hitter Boxing in Ronkonkoma to get ready for the Main Event,” Brooke said.

Austin “The Cell King” Fierstadt

Austin Fierstadt is the owner of Fuel Your Body Café in Hicksville, a healthy eatery that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as juices, smoothies, protein shakes and acai bowls. “Sandy Kane, a Fight for Charity board member, told me about the opportunity to become a charity boxer.  I hope to raise funds to support local charities here on Long island. Training and fighting in the Main Event will be a winning experience for me,” said Austin.


Stephany “Stone Cold” Giovinazzo

“Boxing and charity work are two of my favorite things.” said Stephany Giovinazzo, a Senior Analyst at Adelphi University in Garden City. “As founder of a non-profit that aims to help the homeless, I am always open to help out and do anything for charity.  “I just love to box. I am excited to have such a wonderful and unique opportunity to be a volunteer boxer in the Fight for Charity Main Event. It requires a lot of hard work and dedication, but it’s for a great cause and I look forward to being a part of this fundraising event to help those in need.” Stephany has a M.S. in Applied Statistics. She lives in Forest Hills, Queens.

Addison “The Assassin” LeMay

Addison LeMay is an actor who has used his language abilities to land Russian, German and Spanish speaking roles. He can be seen on TV often playing a cop, criminal or tough guy. Right now he’s working out as a HeavyHitter and is eager to perform in the boxing arena on Main Event night for a good cause. LeMay is a former US Army Airborne Ranger who spent nearly five years on active duty working in counter-intelligence then another ten years in the NY Guard as a Military Police Sergeant.

Edward “Formerly Fast Eddie” Parry

Edward Parry is the Director of LuHi Summer Programs in Brookville, a day camp serving over 3,500 children during eight weeks of summer. Edward became aware of Fight for Charity from the internet.  He remarked, “I love the idea of being able to help others in need – current situations at my workplace have made the need to help others very clear.


Christen “Princess of Pain” Mencaccini-Pellegrini

Christen Mencaccini-Pellegrini is the Development & Public Relations Associate at Eden II & Genesis Programs.  Eden II strives to provide the maximum help possible to the autism community through education, adult day care programs, residential care, family support, respite and other services. It is one of the three charities LIFFC helps to fund each year.


Lauren “The Belmont Brawler” Powers

Lauren Powers is an Events Manager for New York Racing Association (NYRA).  NYRA plays host to the most elite thoroughbred racing in the country running three tracks: Aqueduct, Saratoga Race Couse and Belmont Park. Belmont Park hosts the 3rd leg of the Triple Crown – The Belmont Stakes.


Brian “The Punisher” Weiner

Brian Weiner is program Manager for Telephonics Corporation in Farmingdale, an advanced technology company generating surveillance, communications, analysis and integration solutions.  He is also a personal trainer at UFC in Farmingdale.


Jeff “The Tasmanian Devil” Goldstein

Jeff Goldstein handles all Personal Injury and Property Casualty related issues within Hereford Insurance. When Jeff, “The Tasmanian Devil,” was asked why he wanted to volunteer to be a charity boxer, he said, “Fight for charity is a worthy cause and a unique way for me to ‘give back’ to my community. I plan to focus on training and my objective and when I complete this mission in November I will be even more physically fit.” Jeff is associated with the LGBT Group. He resides in Middle Island and has a daughter named Melissa.

David “Double-Click” Tan

David Tan of Glenwood Landing is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of CHIPS Technology Group Inc. in Syosset. CHIPS Technology Group Inc. partners with companies that want to grow and be industry leaders by embracing technology. David has always been a hands-on technologist whose proficiencies in multiple disciplines range from network infrastructure design and security to application development. He has a passion for security and compliance, and guiding the company’s employees and clients through the changing world of technology.


Jason “The Defender” Russo

Attorney Jason Russo is the owner of the Law Office of Jason Russo in Bay Shore. When he isn’t training in the gym to get ready to fight his opponent this fall, he can be found fighting in the court of law as a criminal trial lawyer. Jason was ringside at the 12th Main Event, and decided he was ready to step in the ring this November. “I attended as a spectator last year and was motivated by the incredible show of support, I strongly believe in contributing to local ‘at home charities’,” Jason “The Defender” said. “The ability to garner support with my areas of influence for a local charity is important. In addition, I am interested in participating in a unique sporting event that will give me the opportunity to increase my fitness.”

Mike “Pitbull” Signorelli

Michael Signorelli is a boxing coach and trainer at Heavy Hitters Boxing in Ronkonkoma, coaching both children and adults. He is a professional metal worker in New York City.  “I love to help and donate my time and energy when I can and as a boxer, this is the perfect opportunity for me,” Michael says. “Participating in the Long Island Fight for Charity means a lot to me and I am proud to step into the ring during this year’s Main Event.”  He currently resides in Selden.

Past Boxers

Gregg Aramanda
Kyle Burkhardt
Johnathan Cartelli, Esq.
Eliud Custodio
Brooke DeLio
Austin Fierstadt
Stephany Giovinazzo
Jeff Goldstein
Addison LeMay
Ed Parry
Christen Pellegrini
Lauren Powers
Jair Romero
Jason Russo
Mike Signorelli
David Tan
Brian Weiner

Abraham Ahmed
Mohammed Bin Ali
Michael Bednar
Frank Bravata
Dave  Compitello
Landon Dais
Jeff Goldstein
Scott Guber
Elena Lardizzone
Dan Leverich
Edison Lucero
Dr. Ron Mazza
Edgar Montenegro
Gayatrri Musraca
John  Redican
Ray Rivera
Jason  Russo
Tom Schorr

Vincent Accardi
Omar Alvarez
Paul Bartoszewski
Luis Batres
Dr. John Boccio
Chuck Campagna
Michael Dellaquila
Matthew Galiano
Michael Graziose
Cathleen Healey
Laurette Holst
Rick Iaccarino
Filippo Impennato
Rhonda Klch
Dr. Ron Mazza
Sinai Megibow
Lisa Mongelluzzo
Ian Murphy
Andrew Nerone
Jamie O’Mara
Todd Ringler
Michael Romano
Craig Simon
Peter Stein
Brendan Sweeney
Susan Vaughan

Jamie Stuart
Sal Ferro
Stefan Borovina
Frank Bravata
Nicholas Ceccarini
Lisa Consolo
John Dalli
Michael Dellaquila
Peter Desiderio
Joanne Duchnowski
Jason Frangoulis
Jessica Gallone
Anila Gjegji
Mell Goldman
Rhonda Klch
James Mantione
Joe Palumbo
Wendy Sincuir
Tai Vicari

Terese Arenth
Jamie Austin
Roseanne Beovich
Steve Bernstein
Stefan Borovina
Keith Dawson
Steve East
Sal Ferro
Eli Fazzolari
Alex Gallego
Michael Haltman
Joanne Hutchins
Christine Ippolito
Kevin Kelly
Bill Mabanta
Sonja Nuttall
Joe Palumbo
Robert Renda
Wendy Sincuir
Leaf Steuernagel
Hugh Tanchuck
Chris Whittelsey
Scott Zuckerman

Mario Asaro
Al Stanco
Dr. Jay Rothstein
Jeff Tempone
Ginny Armstrong
Dave Borg
John Brady
Lisa Cassar
Ken Braun
Dr. Deepak Kapoor
Nick Graziosi
Will Robles
Frank Sforza
Maureen Reininger
Jarrett Pflaker
Bill Mabanta
Carolina Sorto-Kai
Kevin Kelly
Eddie Mullally IV

Bryn Bershaw
Edward Camp
Felice Cantatore
Anthony Giallanzo
David Katzman
Richard Kaufman
Ari Lagow
John Langone
Dan Leverich
Mark O’Loughlin
Jarrett Plafker
Anne Shybunko
Michelle Smith
Shawna Terrel – Vickers
Kimberly Warantz
Robert Worlow

Gregg Aramanda
Andrea Attivisimo
Dana Battaglia
John Brady
Ed Camp
Mike Campiglia
Chuck Cotsalas
Claudia Diaz
Anthony Giallanzo
Laurinda Handlik
Paul Hyl
Jason Lella
Billy Loud
Kim Masi
Tina Masi
Chuck Merritt
Dana Nowick
Keith Piro
Mike Resnick
Tito Santiago
Joe Scarpa
John Schiavo
Rahsheen Slaughter
Bethany Thomas
Lauren Trezza
Alexandra Velez

Ed Camp
Chuck Cotsalas
John Dalli
Michael Fliegelman
Mary Forte
Alan Ghidaleson
Anthony Giallanzo
Janine Giamboi
Scott Guber
Judie Karp
Ken Kern
Jason Lella
Billy Loud
Elizabeth Martone
Kim Masi
Alexander Ortiz
Matt Silver
Jessica Soskil
Sean Stellin
Chris Tombline
Robert Vanacore
Bob Venero
Donald Sullivan

Sean Boyle
Ed Camp
Charles Cotsalas
John Dnyprowsky
Frank Fitts
Morgan Futch
Angelo Galati
Alex Gallego
Harold German
Spencer Horn
Brian Kramer
Linda Law
Gerard Marrone
Kim Masi
Wallace Matthews
Beth Meixner
Paul Musso
Michael Resnick
Joe Romano
Chris Tombline
Adam Cantiello

Frank Biemann
Scott Blum
Norman Bluth
Sean Boyle
Ken Brower
Ed Camp
Tammy Card
Anthony Cavallaro
Jeff Cohen
John Dnyprowsky
Lou Fuoco
Greg Haralam
Joshua Horton
Jarrad Kulick
Dennis Lynch
Darren Martin
Rob Miner
Cliff Morgan
Marie O’Mara
Joe Romano
Matt Silver
Christopher Tombline
Linda Venturino
Jennifer Walsh
Tara Weaver
Monique Zorn

Tracey Anastas
Tom Attivissimo
Jamie Austin
Donna Bakalor
Vince Brewer
Ed Camp
Robert Cassandro
Ken Cerini
Jeff Cohen
John Dnyprowsky
Maria Garcia
Michael Gates
Harold German
Scott Guber
Linda Law
Heidi Lindsay
Ruth O’Sullivan
Richard Renner
Joe Romano
Kenny Santos
Danielle Schaefer
Matt Silver
John Stein
Bill Tempone
Chris Tombline
Heidi Tompkins

Vito Antuoferno
Jamie Austin
Mark Badami
Rob Basso
Brandon Bloom
Evan Bloom
Fred Catapano
Jeff Cohen
Eric Davis
Vanessa Dominguez
Gary Frank
Frank Grimaldi
Tim Healy
Steve Katz
Tom Kokinias
Vicki Lenzo
Lisa Moschitta
Christie Pennino
Joe Romano
Adam Schwam
Matt Silver
Marvin Soskil
Gregory Tellone
Chris Tombline
Heidi Tompkins

Jamie Austin
Jeff Cohen
Denise Fortunato
Chazz Menedez
Lisa Moschitta
Matt Silver


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