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Important Dates in History 1898 George Orwell published his acclaimed dystopian novel, “Nineteen Eighty-Four.” The chilling cautionary tale remains highly pertinent to this day. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, marking the end of World War I. Albert Nelson Marquis established Marquis Who’s Who in 1898. 1919 1949

The United States entered the Great Recession. Lasting until 2009, it was the worst economic downturn in the country since the Great Depression. 2008 NASA launched Space Shuttle Discovery for its first mission, labeled STS-41-D. The orbiter flew from August 30 to September 5, 1984. 1984 Early reports from the year showed that many new, environmentally friendly energy initiatives continued to improve around the world. 2024

Table of Contents 72 Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Initiatives for Businesses Sustainability is becoming more important than ever. Thankfully, there are many ways to integrate the latest eco-friendly practices into your own business. 8Worldwide Biographies Meet our listees, distinguished professionals from around the world who have dedicated their lives to providing monumental services across all industries. 7Editor’s Letter An introduction to the Fifteenth edition of Millennium Magazine, a reflection of our prestigious listees whose perseverance has garnered inspiration worldwide. 4 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine

178 Recognizing and Growing Your Leadership Potential As professional environments become more competitive, proactive leadership remains as relevant as ever. Here are some ways to develop your own leadership potential. 299 Establishing Your Own Realistic Financial Goals Many professionals can measure success via finances, so establishing sensible and realistic financial goals can prove highly influential. Here are some tips to consider. 261 Utilizing the Latest Business Intelligence Trends Business intelligence refers to transforming raw data into useful, actionable insights. Utilizing the latest business intelligence trends can help set your enterprise apart from many others. 5 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine RECOGNIZING AND GROWING YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL

Products and Services Who’s Who in America Marquis’ flagship publication highlights and documents the lives and contributions of listees across all industries. Referenced in libraries and universities nationwide, Who’s Who in America is also buried in the National Millennium Time Capsule at the White House. Lifetime Achievement Book Series Personalized chapters written on behalf of Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award winners convey varied industry experience and a wealth of accomplishments in these beautiful print volumes. Video Brochure Transportable and easily sharable multimedia players pre-loaded with Marquis- produced listee videos. Premium Magazine Exposure Full-page color narrative advertorials written by seasoned editors and published in prominent business and lifestyle magazines, including Forbes, Fortune, Vanity Fair, GQ, The New Yorker and Bloomberg Businessweek. Since 1899, when Albert Nelson Marquis published the first edition of Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor and remains the standard for reliable and comprehensive biographical reference material for thousands of listees, researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Please visit for additional information. ADVERTISEMENT RODERICK D. HUBBLE Master Certified Sales Consultant Performance Lexus Cincinnati, OH Kimbaird Avant, Photography Samantha Wise, Makeup Determined to serve as a model of positivity and integrity in the field of automobile sales, Roderick D. Hubble has found success as a master consultant and leasing specialist at Performance Lexus since 2016. In this capacity, he works to build long-lasting relationships with clients in the Cincinnati region. Hailing from more than a decade of excellence in the industry, Mr. Hubble previously served as a sales and leasing consultant at Beechmont Ford from 2012 to 2016. Well-qualified, he received certification as a Lexus Master Certified Sales representative in 2018 and was certified as a DealerRater sales representative in 2017. In addition to his work at Performance Lexus, Mr. Hubble is the director of business development for Omega 7 Productions, a music production studio based in Cincinnati. Likewise dedicated to civic advocacy, he is a regular volun- teer at his local church and donates much of his time and resources to charitable organizations that support those affected by natural disasters. In accounting for his success, Mr. Hubble credits the influence of his grandparents, who instilled in him the drive to become the best he could be in whatever field he chose to pursue. Likewise, he attributes much to his positive attitude and singular sense of integrity when dealing with clients for whom trust is integral. As he looks to the future, Mr. Hubble aims to establish a school to train aspiring salespeople on the best practices in retail and customer relations. He also intends to offer instruction regarding proper verbal and social etiquette when dealing with clients. AWARD HIGHLIGHTS Mr. Hubble was lauded as the Regional Sales Person of the Year for three consecutive years and has set all-time high production levels at his Lexus dealership. Additionally, he was recognized by DealerRater as one of the highest consumer-rated salespeople in Ohio. He is the highest-rated Lexus representative in Ohio and has achieved the most fivestar survey ratings. Since 1899, when Albert Nelson Marquis published the first edition of Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor and remains the standard for reliable and comprehensive biographical reference material for thousands of listees, researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Please visit for additional information. Janessa Kraupp has desired to work with patients since a formative age, attributing much of her career ambitions to the influence of her grandmother, a certified nursing assistant. Striving to cultivate working relationships with patients and placing their needs first, Ms. Kraupp leverages more than five years of professional experience in the nursing and medical aesthetics industries. Since 2022, she has thrived as an aesthetic nurse injector at Skin Tech Medical Esthetics in Saint George, Utah. Focusing her specialties on dermal fillers, non-surgical PDO thread facelifts and platelet-rich plasma for collagen regeneration, Ms. Kraupp maintains responsibilities attitude and religious faith as factors leading to her success. To wit, she was the youngest student in her class to graduate with a master’s degree, serving as an example of her tenacity, empathy, passion and selflessness. Ms. Kraupp has noted that she finds her work rewarding, particularly when patients leave her office embodying confidence in their inner and outer selves. Looking forward, Ms. Kraupp endeavors to own a medical spa, integrating functional medicine to further serve patients. Likewise, she aims to become a business coach for other entrepreneurs in the medical profession and be recognized as a pioneer in bringing stem cell therapy and holistic health to the forefront in Utah, making the services equitable and accessible. Emphasizing the importance of safety, Ms. Kraupp would also like to focus her efforts on bringing awareness to other aesthetic nurse injectors on how to safely inject medicine, communicate effectively with patients and de-escalate conflicts. For more information, visit and https://www. EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS Ms. Kraupp pursued a formal education at Salt Lake Community College, graduating with high honors with an Associate of Science in Nursing in 2019. She subsequently matriculated at Utah Tech University (formerly known as Dixie State University), receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2020. Ms. Kraupp is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing to become a family nurse practitioner. She is recognized as a registered nurse injector. for all aspects of the medical process, from setting up sterile trays in procedure rooms to delivering innovative treatments and establishing treatment plans. Prior to her current appointment, Ms. Kraupp served as a part-time registered nurse at StarKids Pediatric Home Health between 2018 and 2022. Concurrently, she was a registered nurse at Intermountain Healthcare and a registered nurse injector at Beautiful U Medical Spa. Additionally, Ms. Kraupp has lent her expertise to Prime IV Hydration and Wellness as a registered nurse since 2021. Over the course of her career, she has credited her optimistic JANESSA KRAUPP Aesthetic Nurse Injector Skin Tech Medical Esthetics Saint George, UT ADVERTISEMENT INDUSTRY LEADER Times Square Features Exposure in New York City’s Times Square provides a towering branding opportunity. High-definition listee photos and compelling headlines are featured on a 22-story-tall LED billboard, passed by thousands daily. In the years since Albert Nelson Marquis established the Who’s Who brand, the advancement of technology has provided enhanced methods for forging professional connections and sharing information with a worldwide audience. Marquis Who’s Who has taken steps to harness the power of such methods to offer fresh and impactful digital and web-based services for listees to network, communicate their personal brands, and share their professional legacies. Marquis caters to a diverse listee base, which has led to the establishment of a broad array of products including, but not limited to, the products featured here. Albert N. Marquis January 10, 1855 – December 21, 1943 Albert Nelson Marquis was a Chicago-based publisher best known for creating the Who’s Who book series, which began with Who’s Who in America, first published in 1899. Marquis was born in Decatur, Ohio, and raised by his maternal grandparents in nearby Hamersville. At age 21, he founded A.N. Marquis & Company in Cincinnati and moved to Chicago in 1884. His early publications included guidebooks, directories, and maps. Marquis was the sole owner of Who’s Who until 1926 and remained involved as editor-in-chief until 1940. Marquis Who’s Who proudly continues to innovate and deliver product initiatives that serve our listees’ networking and commemorative goals through meaningful interaction and diverse channels. Let us help build your personal brand. Visit us at Insight Magazine Q&A sessions with leading Marquis luminaries and influencers. This unique print opportunity allows listees to share business acumen and perceptions in their own words. NEIL DAVID HOLMGREN President Engine Systems Integration LLC “ My focus is on quality and delivering success for the customers. For us, it’s all about resolving projects and maintaining our focus.” 14 INSIDE: Q&As with today’s leading Marquis luminaries and influencers WINTER 2024

The connections we develop with others, both professionally and personally, can serve as a guiding light. Through formative bonds, we learn to grow as individuals as we share experiences and insights, encouraging us to perceive the world in new ways. This sentiment is especially important now as the world becomes more and more divisive. The year 2024 has already introduced a wealth of controversy among various circles, with many key elections in the coming months and global tensions continuing to rise. As such, it is vital, perhaps more than ever, to keep the ones we admire and adore close. We are tasked, then, to build communities and connections that motivate us to remain open-minded and forward-thinking. Many of the Marquis Who’s Who listees featured in the 15th edition of Millennium Magazine are keen on doing precisely that, serving as proactive leaders, activists and advocates. As part of their professional pursuits, they actively build relationships and conduct outreach in their fields and communities to promote unity and progressive change, which benefit many professional environments. These efforts extend to a variety of industries, including the arts, medicine, the sciences, academics, construction, real estate and government. As we journey further into another momentous year, we encourage you to do so productively, much like our featured listees. You may also discover motivation from our accompanying editorial articles, including “How to Realize and Grow Your Leadership Potential,” which highlights various methods for becoming a leader in your own community. We are privileged to honor the achievements of our listees and share them with the world, with the hope that their success will inspire that of others. 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 Lee Hamilton Ryan Lazarus Morgan Murphy 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

8 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS Ivy Chang did not speak, read or write English when she arrived in the United States in 1955. She was born in Beijing into a political family in the Nationalist party. Her father was accepted to study at the University of Minnesota for his master’s and PhD degrees in biochemistry and left Beijing in 1948. In 1949, her family had to flee from communism which took over China. Ms. Chang and her family followed Chiang Kai-shek to Formosa (now called Taiwan), an island that belonged to Japan at the time. Ms. Chang and her mother lived with the Chang family until 1955, when they were approved by the U.S. Congress to enter Minnesota to join her father. Ms. Chang was placed in a grade school where she had to learn English by herself, listening to lessons and explanations. After she graduated from high school, she enrolled at the University of Minnesota and earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1970. Her first job was at Burlington Northern, Inc., as an editorial assistant, followed by 3M Company as an editor and senior writer, International Multifoods Corp. as manager of employee communications and St. Paul Public Schools as a communications specialist. In 1992, Ms. Chang founded PR International, a small public relations business, to serve small businesses, particularly minority businesses. PR International joined the PR Collective, which serves as a consortium of small boutique agencies in the U.S. to work with each other and emphasize the importance of small businesses. In 2006, Reed Business Information, Atlanta, offered Ms. Chang a position as the managing editor of Construction Bulletin, a weekly magazine that covered commercial construction projects in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. After some discussions, Ms. Chang accepted the job and downsized PR International. Her most memorable assignment was the weekly online update of the I-35W Bridge from the day it collapsed until the new bridge was constructed. The Construction Writers Association presented an honorable mention award to Construction Bulletin. Ms. Chang served as a board member for several nonprofit organizations during her work years and is now retired. IVY CHANG FOUNDER (RETIRED) PR International Minnetonka, MN

9 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS primarily serves as a digital marketing and public relations communications agency with a variety of clients, such as small businesses, health care agencies and law firms, throughout the state of New York. Adjacent to his primary professional endeavors, Mr. Franco has also served as the director of communications and public relations for the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation since 2022. Prior to his current roles, he worked with American Airlines from 2008 to 2020, originally joining the organization as a customer service supervisor and later rising to the position of global corporate communications manager. Mr. Franco also contributed to the American Airlines Newsroom during his time with the company, authoring an article in 2016 and two more in 2019. At the onset of his career, Mr. Franco excelled as a revenue management specialist for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority from 2002 to 2012. Prior to embarking on his vocational journey, Mr. Franco pursued a formal education at the City University of New York, where he received a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism in 2007. In addition to his academic credentials, Mr. Franco earned a certification in crisis communications from the National Transportation Safety Board in 2016. Well-regarded for his accomplishments in the field, Mr. Franco was honored by City Year New York with an Excellence Award as a Corporate Social Responsibility Partner in 2019. Furthermore, New York City previously recognized him with a Hammer Service Award. Attributing much of his success to the experiences he has gained throughout his career, Mr. Franco is particularly proud to be able to continue helping others in his community in both of his current leadership positions. With over two decades of professional experience to his credit, Justin F. Franco has cultivated a career of excellence in the field of communications. In 2021, he founded Comms Guru LLC, where he continues to serve as the chief executive officer. Based in Astoria, New York, Mr. Franco’s company JUSTIN F. FRANCO FOUNDER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Comms Guru LLC Astoria, NY

10 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS Leveraging five decades of professional experience, Maurice J. Jordan is a rising expert in the real estate industry. Since 2011, he has operated as a real estate broker for Coldwell Banker in Los Angeles, California, where he works alongside various clients seeking to purchase, sell or invest in properties such as multifamily apartment buildings, strip malls and office buildings. He initially joined the company in 2004, working as a sales associate until 2006 and as a general manager and broker associate from 2007 to 2011. Adjacent to his primary duties in the field, Mr. Jordan also serves as a property manager for SNT Properties since 2017. Mr. Jordan originally pursued a career as a chef, beginning his vocational journey as a second cook at the Locke-Ober Café in Boston, Massachusetts, between 1973 and 1974. He was also a second cook at the Café L’Orange in Concord, Massachusetts, from 1974 to 1975 and a rounds cook at the Union Oyster House in Boston from 1975 to 1976. During his time in Massachusetts, he studied at the John Robert Powers School of Modeling in 1976. Mr. Jordan subsequently held numerous positions as a cook and chef throughout the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s in the states of California, Hawaii, Nevada, Florida and Missouri before he ultimately pivoted towards a career as a real estate broker. As part of his commitment to his various professional interests, Mr. Jordan remains affiliated with the American Culinary Federation and Toastmasters International. He also continues to serve his community as a civic-minded citizen, regularly participating in charity marathons and with APLA Health. Well-regarded for his accomplishments in the field, he has been honored with the Coldwell Banker Sterling Award, as well as with an Excellence Award as Sous Chef and Banquet Chef from Marriott International, Inc. Attributing much of his success to his dedication and discipline, Mr. Jordan is particularly proud of his work as a chef, and he looks forward to continuing his career as a broker and with Toastmasters as a speaker in the coming years. Maurice J. Jordan REAL ESTATE BROKER, COLDWELL BANKER PROPERTY MANAGER, SNT PROPERTIES Los Angeles, CA

11 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS TOURISM INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE (RETIRED), PROFESSIONAL PIANIST Cleveland, GA HELEN FINCHER HARDMAN With seven decades of experience to her credit, Helen Fincher Hardman has cultivated a career of excellence in community advocacy and development in the state of Georgia. Prior to her retirement, she served as executive director of the Helen-White County Chamber of Commerce, president of the August-Richmond County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and then president of the Gainesville-Hall County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She specialized in nonprofit initiatives, focused on promoting visitor and business travel destinations. Adjacent to her primary vocational endeavors, Ms. Hardman also excelled as a church pianist-organist and professional pianist throughout her career. Prior to beginning her career, she pursued a formal education, earning a degree in music at Furman University. Well-regarded for her accomplishments in the field of tourism, Ms. Hardman was recognized with the Honorary Tourism Award from the State of Georgia. Likewise, in accounting for her achievements, she is particularly proud to have excellence in two vocations, then ending her career as a member of the City Council in Dahlonega, Georgia.

12 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE PETER JOHN JAGO FOUNDER, MANAGING DIRECTOR GCF Development LLC Plantation, FL With more than 40 years of property development experience to his credit, Peter John Jago is a proven leader in the real estate industry. In 2001, he founded PDT Investments, followed by GCFRC and GCF Development LLC, where he continues to serve as a managing director. Since their inception, Mr. Jago and his companies have collectively developed over $6 billion worth of real estate projects in the United States and internationally. Mr. Jago and his team specialize in mixed-use buildings, luxury hotels and high-end condos, with a keen focus on site selection, creative design, construction coordination and quality marketing. As a leader in his business, Mr. Jago manages acquisitions for the company, in addition to overseeing finances, construction and other general real estate duties. During his time as a developer, he has developed approximately 2,000 residential units, nine hotels exceeding a combined 1,250 rooms, and over one million feet of commercial and retail space. His combined real estate developments total over $6 billion in value, including properties in the United States, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Mr. Jago has created thousands of employment opportunities, directly and indirectly, for over 25,000 individuals throughout his various business endeavors. Adjacent to his successful track record in real estate, he has also found a wealth of success as an entrepreneur and business owner, having originally begun his career in his homeland of South Africa as a Diamond Dealer. In the early days of his career, Mr. Jago owned diamond and jewelry businesses, as well as hotels and night clubs. Mr. Jago founded many very successful businesses in his native home country, including Jago Diamonds Pty Ltd. and Maluti Diamond Cutting Works Pty Ltd. As part of his creative endeavors, Mr. Jago also served as a financier, producer and lead performer in “Diamond River Hunters,” a sevenpart series that detailed his mission to discover alluvial diamonds in the river valleys of Lesotho in Southern Africa. The series was ultimately purchased by the Discovery Channel and aired in more than 50 countries worldwide.

13 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE to have developed some very iconic properties over the course of his career. Today, his net worth exceeds $50 million. Mr. Jago’s wife, Jill, has been an inspiration, in addition to his four children and six grandchildren. He says they all give him the drive to continue finding further success, enjoyment and fulfillment in all of his work. Mr. Jago has been featured in numerous articles, magazines and newspapers, primarily highlighting his accomplishments as a successful entrepreneur and real estate developer. In light of his fulfilling career, Mr. Jago has largely attributed his success to a clear understanding of his industry, as well as his commitment to leaving a lasting legacy. To this end, he is particularly proud

14 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE STEVEN H. PUTHUFF PRESIDENT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER National Real Estate Solution LLC El Dorado Hills, CA Steven H. Puthuff is endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the fields of high technology developments and real estate. His 11 patents, with two patents pending, is a testament to his unique entrepreneurial mentality and provided the basis for his leadership in starting 14 high tech/real estate companies in Silicon Valley, California. Besides the recognition of Marquis Who’s Who, Mr. Puthuff has received India’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize, known as the Priyadarshni Award, and was recognized on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle as President Gorbachev’s Silicon Valley consultant. He was founder and chairman of Americans for the Success of Peristroika, a group of 10 accomplished business and technology leaders that advised the Soviet Union and Russia on their transition to a world market economy. Mr. Puthuff attributes much of his success to his state-of-the-art education at Arizona State University, where he obtained the knowledge of the latest integrated circuit and transistor theory. This provided the basis for some of his early patents and was the key to launch his career at IBM and later for Memorex. Mr. Puthuff was honored to give the graduation invocation twice at ASU, where he received his BSEE degree. Mr. Puthuff joined the Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honorary Fraternity. Mr. Puthuff attributes much of his success to hard work and dedication of his engineering team that followed him from company to company and to his drive to motivate the team to achieve their maximum potential toward shared goals. “We always had a plan,” Mr. Puthuff said. “Sticking to the plan in difficult times and celebrating successes was important.” He continued, “I am a very positive person, and this attitude was very infectious with my team.” Another key to Mr. Puthuff’s success was his patents, which served as the centerpiece of several of his companies. SyberSay, for instance, sold over $100 million dollars’ worth of headsets at Fry’s Electric based on his patents. Some of the highlights of Mr. Puthuff’s career were serving as the chairman of the technical advisory committee for the Department of Commerce under former President Carter and

15 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE chairman of the board of supervisors for the five districts in Northern California. Mr. Puthuff’s second daughter lives in Santa Clara, California. He and his wife have two granddaughters and three great-granddaughters. As Mr. Puthuff puts it, “Life is good, and we have been truly blessed.” then under former President Reagan during the “Star Wars era.” Following this period, while still serving as vice president of engineering worldwide for Memorex, he started Americans for the Success of Peristroika. Mr. Puthuff worked with some of the top minds in America in technology, business leadership, finance, religion and social sciences. The results were such that the Soviets radically changed how technology was introduced into their products and how their financial structure was changed with the addition of private property rights. Another highlight was where Mr. Puthuff was moved when he heard of the 300,000 villages in India, where they had no education. He then started working with the University of Technology IIT in India to develop communications and education capabilities to provide capability in underprivileged areas. Another career highlight was the development and construction of his own shopping center in the small town where his wife, Judy, and he were born and raised in Placerville, California. This started them off with their real estate development interests that grew into National Real Estate Solution (NRES) as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Puthuff developed it into many property holdings in California, Florida and Missouri. “Of course, the major highlights were the development of my own companies with my own team of professionals,” said Mr. Puthuff. “There is nothing like leading a team to success with superb marketing results and increased valuation of everyone’s interest, especially for the VCs that back our ventures.” Many of which went on to invest in Mr. Puthuff’s real estate developments. Mr. Puthuff’s highest priority has always been his family. His daughter, Wendy, and her husband, Dennis, have both served as Mayor of Placerville. Wendy is now serving as the

16 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE and organizational transformation in 2017. In addition to his academic credentials, Mr. Attri earned a certification in his profession from the Building Performance Institute. Naturally gravitating toward a career in contracting and renewable energy, Mr. Attri started down his professional path by taking an internship with a local nonprofit organization that installs solar panels for underfunded schools and communities. In accounting for his accomplishments, he is especially proud of his first project as a manager at Attri Enterprises, which involved overseeing the demolition of a four-acre, 100,000-square-foot warehouse. Looking toward the future, Mr. Attri hopes to continue developing positive working relationships with other individuals and organizations in his field, in addition to broadening his company’s offerings, such as green roofing, and otherwise expanding the company’s customer base. With over 15 years of professional experience to his credit, Sean Attri is a rising expert in the construction industry. In 2017, he was promoted to his current position as the vice president of Attri Enterprises, a general contracting company specializing in civil roofing construction, after having worked for years as a laborer and then as a project manager. In his role as vice president, Mr. Attri supervises several ongoing projects and daily administrative tasks, works toward securing future work, and plays an instrumental role in modernizing the company’s infrastructure. Prior to rejoining his father’s company, Mr. Attri worked with Next Step Living from 2013 to 2015, originally being brought in as an outreach event assistant and eventually rising to the position of community solar team lead. He also worked with The Workplace Helpline between 2011 and 2012 as a relationship manager. Mr. Attri originally began accruing professional experience in 2009, operating as a salesman for Vector Marketing. As part of his vocational journey, Mr. Attri pursued a formal education. In 2013, he received a BBA in management and finance from Northeastern University. He subsequently continued his studies at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, where he achieved an MBA in environmental sustainability Sean Attri VICE PRESIDENT Attri Enterprises Brooklyn, NY

17 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE Supported by over four decades of experience in real estate, finance and construction, Larry Tyrone Burrus has served as the chief executive officer for the Burrus Financial Group and as a licensed contractor for the Burrus Engineering and Building Company since 1987. The same year, he launched the Burrus Real Estate Company and Credit World Mortgage Company. In 2002, he formed the Burrus Investment Group, a real estate acquisition company. Additionally, the Burrus Insurance Agency has worked with New York Life, Jackson National Life and Metropolitan Life Insurance. Mr. Burrus recently retired as a real estate broker after 30 years of service in 2017. In 2010, Mr. Burrus was elected to the executive board of SEIU-United Healthcare Workers Union for the West Coast. In 2013, he helped organize SEIU members in the fight for hospital contracts throughout California. Mr. Burrus is also an established developer and home builder, and he is especially proud of his involvement with the community of Southwest Fresno. Likewise, he is grateful for their support in lobbying city leaders to support the development of the Kearney Palm Shopping Center in Southwest Fresno. Outside of his primary endeavors, Mr. Burrus is the founder and member of the African Family Resource Information Center in America (A.F.R.I.C.A.), as part of the Burrus Financial Group of Companies. The organization provides after-school tutoring programs for children, informational resources for families, and training skills for adults. Mr. Burrus trains individuals in electrical, plumbing, framing, roofing, and air and heating systems to prepare them for state licensure examinations. Additionally, he is the founder of the Black Contractors Association of California/Fresno and a member of the A.C.L.U., the San Joaquin Valley Democratic Party and the Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Burrus proudly served as the contractor who built Vision View Partners Membership Hall and the Golden Palace Banquet Hall. Likewise, he is well-regarded for the construction of new churches in the city of Fresno and the remodeling and reconstruction of older churches. Looking forward, Mr. Burrus intends to continue volunteering for nonprofit organizations. LARRY TYRONE BURRUS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Burrus Financial Group Fresno, CA

18 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE Having accrued over three decades of professional experience, Hector Calderon is a proven leader in the construction industry. Since 1996, he has served as the owner and chief executive officer of Cald & A Consulting Company LLC, where he specializes in commercial construction within the realms of federal, state and municipality-level construction. Prior to taking ownership of the company, Mr. Calderon served as the owner of Italia Construction for 10 years. He was also a general foreman for Brown & Root Industrial Services (now a part of KBR, Inc.) for three years. Mr. Calderon originally began his career working with Kiewit Corporation for three years, beginning as a driving foreman and rising to the position of structure superintendent. As part of his dedication to his profession, he remains affiliated with his local freemason organization and the Better Business Bureau. Before embarking on his vocational journey, Mr. Calderon pursued a formal education at the University of New Mexico, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. For the length of his career, Mr. Calderon has been driven by his desire for success. To this end, he has found a wealth of success in being able to provide for his family and see his own children thrive in their respective endeavors. Many of these ideals were instilled in Mr. Calderon by his father, who, after immigrating to the United States from Mexico, worked extensively in the construction industry and inspired his children to tirelessly pursue their dreams. In light of his accomplished career, Mr. Calderon is especially proud to have built a strong structure with his company. He believes it will remain for many years as a lasting legacy for his 10 children, each of whom he is also immensely proud. Looking toward the future, Mr. Calderon hopes to continue to find success in all his professional endeavors. HECTOR CALDERON OWNER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Cald & A Consulting Company LLC Killeen, TX

19 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE Specializing in employee recruitment and management, Zachary Peter Elsts has cultivated a career of excellence with over 20 years of experience to his credit. Since 2015, he has served as a cofounder and president of HandledNow. Headquartered in Fishers, Indiana, the value-oriented, customer-focused employment agency offers a wealth of high-quality trucking and shipment services. In his leadership role, Mr. Elsts monitors daily operations and works alongside staff members to ensure their needs are met. Mr. Elsts additionally serves as the owner of HomeWorx Indy, his home improvement and construction business based in Carmel, Indiana. Wellregarded for its record of success and high-quality work, the company offers such services as exterior and interior painting, roofing repair and replacement, flooring, remodeling, tiling and deck building. Mr. Elsts originally founded the business in 2020. Prior to beginning his career in 2009, Mr. Elsts pursued a formal education at Indiana Wesleyan University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in business administration and management in 2008. After working in his field for nearly a decade and serving in several transportation and distribution positions, he subsequently returned to the university to continue his studies, achieving an MBA in 2019. Outside of his vocational interests, Mr. Elsts also remains active in his community as a civic-minded citizen, regularly volunteering with organizations such as Dress for Success and the Midwest Food Bank. Furthermore, HandledNow maintains affiliation with the Women in Trucking Association. In light of his fulfilling career, Mr. Elsts has largely attributed his success to his desire to have a positive impact on the lives of others. In the coming years, Mr. Elsts intends to continue empowering others and hopes to begin his own nonprofit organization. Millennium Magazine Featured Listee ZACHARY PETER ELSTS CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, HANDLEDNOW OWNER, HOMEWORX INDY Carmel, IN

20 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE As part of his vocational journey, Mr. Geha pursued a formal education at California State University, where he achieved a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1983. In addition to his academic credentials, he is a fully certified residential specialist. Well-regarded for his practiced expertise, Mr. Geha was honored as Favorite Realtor in Town by the city of Fremont, California, in 2021 and 2022, and he was named Realtor of the Year in 1995. In light of his fulfilling career, Mr. Geha has largely attributed his success to his committed work ethic, which was instilled in him by his parents, and his compassion, which he passes on to the rest of his team. In accounting for his accomplishments, he is particularly proud of his ability to survive and thrive in the real estate industry, which can oftentimes be unpredictable. In the coming years, Mr. Geha looks forward to helping more agents in his field by providing training and mentoring. Rick Geha leverages over four decades of professional experience as a leader in the real estate industry. Since 1980, he has served as the founder, president and lead realtor of The Rick Geha Team, as part of eXp Realty. An expert in his field, he specializes in working alongside clients to purchase or sell residential real estate. In addition to his duties as a realtor, he also oversees various responsibilities for managing his business, including general business development and agent supervision. Ever dedicated to his profession, Mr. Geha remains active as a member of the California Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS. In addition to managing his own team, Mr. Geha has also served as an independent distributor and network manager for Nu Skin Enterprises since 2008. Furthermore, since 2004, he has excelled as a transformational, motivational and inspirational speaker, trainer and consultant, working through his brand, Rick Geha & Revolutionary Ideas. From 2001 to 2015, Mr. Geha worked as a realtor for Keller Williams Realty, Inc., and between 1993 and 2001, he was the vice president of Cendant Corporation. RICK GEHA FOUNDER, PRESIDENT, REALTOR The Rick Geha Team, eXp Realty Pleasant Hill, CA

21 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE to taking ownership of his current company, Mr. Gibbs excelled as a broker associate and office manager for Sotheby’s International Realty from 2004 to 2008 and as a licensed broker for Pitts & Bachmann Realty from 1996 to 2004. Before entering the real estate industry, Mr. Gibbs worked at the Department of Energy in various senior executive positions between 1981 and 1993, culminating as deputy director of the Super Collider project in Texas. He began his career in 1967, working as a civilian at the Pacific Missile Test Center in California for the United States Navy from 1967 to 1977 and at the Navy High Energy Laser program office until 1980. Before beginning his vocational journey, Mr. Gibbs pursued a formal education, beginning with his time at the University of North Dakota, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1965 and a Master of Science in 1967. He subsequently continued his studies at the United States Naval War College and graduated in 1975 with the highest distinction. In concluding his collegiate career, Mr. Gibbs achieved a second Master of Science at the University of Southern California in 1977. In addition to his academic credentials, he was designated as a certified financial planner in 1995. To commemorate some of his earliest accomplishments in the field, Mr. Gibbs was honored with an Invention Disclosure Award for an Explosion Driven Gas Dynamic Laser from the U.S. Navy in the late 1970s. In accounting for his achievements, he values his year spent at the Naval War College, his senior executive service with the Department of Energy and his contributions to the Santa Barbara real estate community. B olstered by over five decades of professional experience, Garry W. Gibbs has cultivated a career of excellence across several professional fields. Since 2008, he has served as the owner and primary real estate broker at Advanta Realty Group, where he specializes in buying, selling and renting residential real estate. Prior GARRY W. GIBBS OWNER, REAL ESTATE BROKER Advanta Realty Group La Quinta, CA

22 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE With more than 25 years of professional experience to his credit, Timothy Gordon has cultivated a career of excellence as a business owner and entrepreneur. Since 1998, he has served as the principal of Loebs + Gordon Poolcraft, a construction company that offers unique pool installation and renovation services. Some of their notable offerings include infinity edge and Lautner edge pools. Mr. Gordon particularly specializes in providing customers with proposals, overseeing machinery and supervising his crew of talented employees. In all his professional endeavors as a business owner, Mr. Gordon strives to provide high-quality services. To this end, he is driven by his personal motto, “It’s always quality, not quantity.” He and his business have built a strong reputation for completing their jobs to the best of their ability and developing positive relationships with their customers. In light of his accomplishments, Mr. Gordon was featured in “Vicarious Pools” in 2014. As part of his vocational journey, Mr. Gordon pursued a formal education, completing collegiate coursework at the University of Maryland. Outside of his primary duties in the field, he also remains active in his community as a civic-minded citizen, regularly participating as a volunteer for special events. Throughout his career, Mr. Gordon has been especially proud to have been drafted into the Boston Red Sox baseball team while in college and playing with the esteemed team for three years. In light of his accomplished career, Mr. Gordon largely attributes his success to his dedication to quality and strong work ethic. He was inspired to pursue his career in his field by his late father, who also worked as a business owner. Looking toward the future, Mr. Gordon intends to mentor the next generation of owners for his business, and he hopes to eventually retire and spend his free time with his children and grandchildren. Millennium Magazine Featured Listee TIMOTHY GORDON PRINCIPAL Loebs + Gordon Poolcraft East Hampton, NY

23 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE With two decades of professional experience to his credit, Patrick M. Graham is a proven leader in the construction industry. Since 2018, he has served as the president of Walker Design & Construction Company in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he oversees various commercial and industrial construction projects within various Florida communities. Some of the company’s previous noteworthy projects include The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company blimp base in Pompano Beach, the Miami Seaquarium and the Miami Dolphins training facility. Prior to taking on his current leadership position, Mr. Graham served as the president of Graham Contracting LLC in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from 2016 to 2018. Additionally, between 2015 and 2016, he was a contractor for Baker Concrete Construction. At the onset of his career in 2003, Mr. Graham joined Graham Construction, Inc., where he worked until 2012, holding roles as a laborer, foreman, assistant superintendent and assistant project manager during that time. As part of his vocational journey, Mr. Graham pursued a formal education at Purdue University. In 2013, he received a Bachelor of Science in building construction management from the institution, having specialized his studies in demolition and reconstruction management during his academic career. Additionally, Mr. Graham remains affiliated with several industryrelated organizations, including Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Inc., the National Demolition Association, and the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association. Well-regarded for his accomplishments in the field, Mr. Graham was previously honored with an Eagle Award for his company’s Miami Dolphins project by ABC, Inc. To this end, the project remains the ultimate highlight of his career. In light of his many achievements, Mr. Graham has largely attributed his success to his father, who served as a constant source of inspiration and guidance. PATRICK M. GRAHAM PRESIDENT Walker Design & Construction Company West Palm Beach, FL

24 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE as a civic-minded citizen in her community. To this end, she regularly participates and volunteers with such organizations as the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Ms. Johnson was drawn to the real estate industry due to her skills in accounting and as a communicator; she is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French. Furthermore, she enjoys developing and nurturing positive relationships with her clients and ensuring they receive the best deals possible. Such qualities have allowed for much of her success in the field. In accounting for her accomplishments, Ms. Johnson is particularly proud to have achieved the American dream after originally arriving in the United States with only $300 and building a fruitful and fulfilling life for herself. In the coming years, she looks forward to further satisfying her clients while also devoting more time to her family. Drawing upon more than three decades of professional experience, Alessia Tosetti Johnson is a proven expert in the real estate industry. Specializing in residential real estate, she has excelled as a realtor for RE/MAX Gold, as part of RE/MAX LLC. She has accrued a wealth of practiced expertise working as a realtor with RE/MAX since 2001. Furthermore, from 1989 to 2001, Ms. Johnson operated as a realtor for Century 21 All Points. Originally from Florence, Italy, Ms. Johnson began her career working in the accounting industry in her home country. Prior to embarking on her vocational journey, she pursued a formal education, completing an accounting program at the ITC Dagomari School in Italy in 1983. She subsequently continued her academic pursuits by completing The Floyd Wickman Program; she now maintains her affiliation with the program’s Master Sales Society. Well-regarded for her accomplishments in the field of real estate, Ms. Johnson was inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. Outside of her primary professional endeavors, she also remains active ALESSIA TOSETTI JOHNSON REALTOR RE/MAX Gold Florida

25 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE dealings. His team currently handles up to 2.6 million square feet of combined space from their various dealings, spread across three portfolios and several different landowners. As part of his work in the field, Mr. Lambiase also manages leasing negotiations and the purchase and sale of various properties. Prior to beginning his vocational journey, Mr. Lambiase pursued a formal education at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance in 2019. After entering his industry, he continued his studies at his alma mater and achieved a Master of Business Administration in wealth management in 2020. In addition to his academic credentials, Mr. Lambiase has been recognized as a licensed New Jersey Real Estate Salesperson by the Weichert Real Estate School, and he became a certified commercial investment member (CCIM) in 2022. As part of his dedication to his profession, Mr. Lambiase remains affiliated with several industry-related organizations, including the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP). Furthermore, he is the treasurer of the Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association. Well-regarded for his accomplishments in the field, Mr. Lambiase was recently named in the 30 Under 30 in his field by the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal. In light of his fulfilling career, Mr. Lambiase has largely attributed his success to his mother and father, who played an instrumental role in his journey through the industrial real estate arena. To this end, his father previously worked in the field as well for 35 years, and Mr. Lambiase was able to glean a great deal of knowledge and insight from him. In the coming years, Mr. Lambiase looks forward to earning his designation as a Society of Industrial and Office Realtor. Lorenzo P. Lambiase is a rising expert in the real estate industry, having recently begun his career in 2019 when he joined NAI Hanson as an associate vice president. As a leading agent for his brokerage firm, he excels in managing industrial real estate and guiding his team through the intricacies of handling industrial real estate LORENZO P. LAMBIASE ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT NAI Hanson Glen Ridge, NJ