Millennium Magazine_10th Ed

The ascent to one’s professional career is seldom navigated in a straight line. For some, the journey is serendipitous, but for others, the path is serpentine — snaking amid a variety of choices, obstacles and complications. It is true that a detour from one’s intended path can be discouraging; however, it is also true that disruptions sometimes lead toopportunityandgrowth. Conquering an uncertain road requires creative thinking, ingenuity, resilience, and a desire for personal and professional betterment. Many experts, including those featured in the 10th edition of MillenniumMagazine, realized the impact of disruption during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Countless individuals have needed to redirect their paths as a result of the health care crisis, and we endeavor to highlight listees whose industry contributions are punctuated by courage, tenacity and innovation, especially in the face of uncertainty. Our listees are not only laudable figures — they are models of resilience and paradigms of excellence across such fields as science and technology, academia, law and law enforcement, the creative arts, medicine, military service and philanthropy. Amid the barricades imposed by the pandemic and its related hurdles, our listees serve as witness to the human spirit’s ability to overcome and succeed during the most challenging times. We welcome you to leaf through this issue of Millennium Magazine and consider each listee’s narrative as an example of fortitude in the midst of ambiguity. Together, we can navigate the storms of an ever-changing world, inspired, perhaps, by the stories and lessons printed upon these pages. With warm regards for continued health and prosperity, Lisa Diamond Senior Editor, Millennium Magazine EDITOR’S LETTER MILLENNIUM Millennium Magazine is published by Marquis Who’s Who Ventures LLC 350 RXR Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means – including, but not limited to, electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise – or used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of the publisher and, if the publisher deems necessary, execution of a formal license agreement with the publisher. Manufactured in the United States of America. ISSN 2577-7009 (Print) ISSN 2577-6991 (Online) Chief Executive Officer Erica Lee Chief Marketing Officer Kristine McCarthy Executive Vice President, HR and Organizational Development Deborah A. Morrissey Director of Recruitment Fran Bardio Director, Print Production John Sartoris Director, Editorial Services Renée Dutcher-Pryer Technical Administrator, Editorial Charles Varriale Director, Compliance and Quality Assurance Iris Cannetti Director, Branding Services Nikki Masih Director, Sales and Training Michael Swinarski Senior Editor Lisa Diamond Staff Writer Isabella Bruni Senior Graphic Designer Carlton Ramsey