Known for his activism, discipline, focus, leadership, public speaking, conflict resolution, integrity, kindness, endurance, tenacity, relentlessness, communication, listening, learning, loyalty, and execution skills.



STRVYN Inc is a social impact holding & real estate development company that improves and will evolve our cities, states, country and the world. STRVYN believes in a new form of capitalism, called Conscious Capitalism. STRVYN believes in a better world, and started with a ‘ground swell’ movement focusing on Social Wellness, called The Wellvyl Initiative (‘Wellvyl’).

Wellvyl (wel-vil) is one of the first social impact companies of its kind, using entertainment, merchandise, and community gatherings to address core health & social wellness issues in urban environments. Our goal is to build live-work-play-health spaces that integrate sustainability, agriculture, environmentalism, wellness, fitness, public health, smart technology and more to improve the human experience in cities. Here is a video link about the concept (Concept Video).

Knowledge, Skills & more

Knowledge, Experience, & Soft Skills

  • Health, fitness, wellness, nutrition, culinary, entrepreneurship, community development, communication, community management, public health, urban planning, innovation, fundraising, marketing, event production, apparel, humanities, culture, empathy, social networking, nightlife, hospitality and more

Business Management & Entrepreneurship (Leadership and Mentorship)

  • Business – business development, strategic partnerships, project management, marketing strategies, financial planning, sales strategies, copywriting and editorial management, cultural development, leadership development and training, event production, HR (human resources) and management – interviewed, hired, trained & developed diverse cross functional teams and processes


  • Thought Leadership – spoken on panels, to universities & organizations on entrepreneurship, vulnerability, and the future of cities, diversity, social wellness, public health, inclusion and equity


  • Board Advisor to CUNY School of Public Health’s Firefly Innovations incubator, and other entrepreneurs

Wellvyl Concept Buildings


2008 – 2012

MIH Corp BDA Fresh Grill Café

daily delivery meal program & dine-in restaurant

  • owner/operator
  • designed business model and wrote business plan
  • Fresh Grill Café is a daily home delivery service that provided portion controlled meals based on the customers caloric needs for weight gain, loss or maintenance (
  • lease negotiation & location design/build-out
  • created new concept & business model, menu, and recipe creation – created concept from experience and lifestyle as a bodybuilder, and pre-medical studies in college
  • developed, managed and operated a local small restaurant version with plans of developing into a franchise
  • human resources – interviewed, hired, trained, and managed management team and staffs; & payroll and insurances
  • marketing – advertising (print, digital, and cable TV), demonstrations at tradeshows and conventions
  • accounting/sales – accounts receivable
  • quality control – calorically, allergy & restriction protocols, portioning, recipe creation, packaging, and inventory
  • customer service
      • interviewed and onboarded members
      • established and oversaw members food restrictions, allergies, & overnight delivery requirements


  • presented & taught local business and associations such as; Multiple Sclerosis Foundation chapters, National Autism Association, Staten Island Economic Development Corporation SIEDC Health and Wellness Expo, and more

2003 – 2007

ARK Family Corp 

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip Franchisee

  • franchise owner/operator/area developer of multiple locations in three different states

  • Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip is a dessert & coffee cafe from Crest Foods, which licensed use of the Nestle name

  • ARK Family Corp owned and operated 3 locations during the periods of 2003-2007, with expansion plans for 5 to 10 more locations

  • lease negotiation & location design/build-out

  • co-created architectural layout and space design

  • managed customer service and employees schedules


Always a Student

The Landmark Forum (2014 – current)

Personal and Professional Growth, Training and Development Company  


CUNY College of Staten Island (2007 – 2008)

Fine Arts & Design


Manhattan College (1998 – 2002)

Pre-Medicine (biology major/chemistry & business minor)