What It Takes to Be a H.E.R.O.

This Georgia B-school grad used his entrepreneurial and business skills to start a nonprofit that helps children affected by HIV/AIDS

How does a fluent speaker of four languages with banking experience in Spain and consulting experience in Sicily start a nonprofit organization for children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS? After three years, I still get that question almost weekly.

I am co-founder and co-executive director of H.E.R.O. for Children (Hearts Everywhere Reaching Out), the only nonprofit organization in Georgia solely dedicated to improving quality of life for children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. We create a bridge for the community to connect with these children year-round through enriching experiences and programs, including the only one-on-one mentoring program for children affected by HIV/AIDS.

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