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Change is an inevitability of the human experience. As we segue from 2023 to 2024, the transitional nature of our world proves to be equal parts evolutionary and complex. The WHO announced the end of the global health emergency related to COVID-19, solar power and sustainable energy solutions have been on the rise, and the “Barbie” film encouraged us to reexamine societal norms, mental health and gender roles. Humanity has also recently faced numerous far-reaching and impactful world events. The development and use of AI technology continue to expand, a number of natural disasters — including tropical cyclones and earthquakes — have affected thousands, and war persists in Ukraine and Gaza. In times such as these, we seek sound and sensible guidance from staunch leadership figures. Experience, self-control and trustworthiness are all attributes of admirable leaders, who leverage their wisdom to enact meaningful change and support positive initiatives that inspire others to continue moving forward. Our leaders can take diverse shapes and sizes, from the heads of nations to local figures in our communities, such as teachers, mentors and family members. Regardless of who they are, these individuals are entrusted to shepherd us through an ever-changing world. The Marquis Who’s Who listees featured in the 14th edition of Millennium Magazine are leaders and visionaries in their own right, each having encountered distinct challenges to arrive where they are today. Within the following pages are stories of ambition, perseverance, triumph and success from a range of experts in academia, the arts, medicine, technology, government, finance and many more fields of focus. Additionally, several editorial articles have been incorporated to complement the feats of our listees, including “Sustainability in Business and the Growing Trend of Eco-Friendly Initiatives,” which highlights effective, environmentally-minded business strategies and practices. We welcome you to join us in celebrating the lives and achievements of our listees in the 14th edition of Millennium Magazine, all of whom have been hand-selected for inclusion. It is our honor to highlight their accomplishments, which serve as a unifying message of hope for the future. With best wishes for continued success, Matt Attanasio Matt Attanasio 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 forany 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 Senior Editor Matthew Attanasio Staff Writer Ryan Lazarus Senior Graphic Designer Carlton Ramsey Technical Administrator, Editorial Charles Varriale Customer Service and Compliancy Director Iris Cannetti Senior Sales Manager Nikki Masih Sales Manager Irmela Kastrat Vice President, Sales and Training Michael Swinarski