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…)
Chris Barile is a Regional Sales Manager at DRP Solutions/DR. Print, a technology firm that sells copiers, printers and provides topnotch IT services. He decided to become a volunteer boxer after co-workers, now alumni boxers, told him about their experiences as participants in Fight for Charity Main Events. (more…)
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 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 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.
Michael, an Alumni Boxer, is the owner of Dellaquila Properties, Locust Valley; Michael “All Business” Dellaquila will be tough to beat in the 14th Annual Long Island Fight for Charity. With a background in fitness, Michael has been training and working hard to reach his goals. He wants to be the best competitor that he can be in his efforts to raise money for charity.
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.
Erwin Giron is a salesperson with Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Farmingville, where he helps people realize the dream of home ownership. Erwin is a member of the Martino Team at Douglas Elliman R.E. Erwin explained, “I first learned about Fight for Charity from a friend who was a volunteer charity boxer, Keith Dawson.”
John Kraft, a resident of Huntington, is the Head Bartender at Imperial Meat Company (IMC Restaurant & Bar), a popular steak house in Huntington. John has been active in college theater and mixed martial arts. Jamie Austin introduced him to Fight for Charity.
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 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 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.
Paolo Salomon, a resident of Lloyd Harbor, is a Fitness Manager with New York Sports Club. He discovered Fight for Charity through his friendship with an Alumni Boxer. He is associated with USA Boxing Metro. “I volunteered to be a charity boxer because it’s a great way to give back to the community and a way to use my talents and skills in a selfless manner,” Paolo said.
Lance Simon is the founder and principal of Simon Law Group PLLC located in Commack, a boutique litigation firm focusing on matrimonial and family law. Lance is a member of the Suffolk and Nassau Bar Associations.
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.
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.
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