board of directors

Strategically and ethically leading LSNF

Raymond Mohler Jr.’s (Ray) giving passion and birthday on Christmas Eve has lead to an international movement of giving back all year long. Over the past 19 years, Raymond Mohler Jr. (Ray) has become a well-respected youth philanthropist. Ray grew up in Lynbrook, NY where the Little Saint Nick Foundation (LSNF) was founded when Ray was just six years old. Ray and LSNF have developed many anxiety-relief programs in conjunction with pediatric hospitals and has successfully changed how kids experience their hospital visits, serving over two million kids and counting.

Ray has had the honor while growing up of being named a Prudential Spirit of Community National Honoree, Featured on Nickelodeon’s the H.A.L.O Effect, and ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Ray graduated from the University of Tampa in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, while also being named the Dr. Alan Weimer Entrepreneurship Student of the Year. In 2023, Ray was honored at the University of Tampa Alumni Awards as Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Ray’s goal is to scale the LSNF mission to all 50 states and internationally while maintaining that local feel of kids helping kids.

Why Ray Joined the Board: “It is my life’s purpose to carry out the mission of this organization since I was five years old.”

Raymond Mohler Jr.

CEO of the Foundation; Chairman of the Board; Chairman of the Executive Committee

Married for 30 years to Dina Mohler, father of 3 children and grandfather of 6. Raised in Valley Stream, NY. Grew up in a family HVAC business that started in the late 60’s. Purchased a small HVAC company in 1984 and sold the company in 1988. Moved to Boca Raton Florida in 1988 to become the director of operations of National Service Contracts, a national facilities maintenance and management company. Moved back to New York in 1990 and started Carefree Air & Water Management Inc., Currently running for the past 33 years in Lynbrook, NY. CO Founded the Little Saint Nick Foundation in 2004, Licensed FAA Pilot and U.S. Coast Guard Captain.

Why Ray Joined the Board: “I am proud to assist my son and this organization in accomplishing a critical mission of instilling service to others in kids of all ages.”

Raymond Mohler Sr.

Vice Chairman of the Board; Treasure; Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee; Chairman of the Finance Committee

Mother of two daughters. Began her career as a senior public relations executive for some of the world’s top PR agencies, including Edelman, Burson-Marsteller, and Porter Novelli, before she formed her own company, NV Media, Inc., in 2010. With more than 20 years of experience, Lori has helped lead some of the world’s largest healthcare product launches to date, including Botox and Viagra.

Lori Bizzoco

Chairperson of Marketing & Public Relations Committee

Founder and CEO of GCS Business Capital LLC. Father of two and grandfather of one. A forward-focused Board Chair, M&A professional, investment banker/investment manager, global business strategy expert, C-Suite mentor, professor and noted author, recognized for steering complex turnarounds and executing on-the-ground business strategies within 120 countries for over two decades. Entrepreneurially spirited, a true global citizen and the founder of a boutique cross-border M&A advisory firm providing advisory services to small and middle-market companies across the global landscape. Heralded as a trusted advisor, influencing boards and C-Suite executives to accelerate business growth and internationalize their business.

Why John Joined the Board: “Ray Mohler Jr. and making a difference with young people in need of support and to inspire young people to embrace the spirit of service to others to take though their entire lives.”

John Caslione

Board Member

President of GIM Electronics Corp. in Hicksville, NY. GIM Electronics’ primary focus is Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. They also provide complete IT solutions including Hardware, Software, Security, Implementation and Support. They are partners with the leaders in the industry including Datto, Veritas, Dell, HP, Sonicwall, Symantec, Barracuda, Microsoft and others.

Mark Douenias

Chairman of the Fundraising Committee

Eric is the first ever Board Member of LSNF outside of the United States. Born, raised, and lives in Montreal, Canada. Married and a father to two children. Entrepreneurial mindset with a technology background. Co-Founder of Made Media, Inc. Built and scaled a donor acquisition and field force automation platform called OnBoard which is specifically designed for the face to face channel. The OnBoard platform enables some of the world’s most recognizable Financial Institutions, NPO/NGO’s, and telecom organizations to improve operations and efficiency in their direct sales channel.

Why Eric Joined the Board: “Ray is the best and I love the idea of helping kids and giving back!”

Eric Landy

Board Member

Frank Orzo has worked as an IT professional and software company executive for several decades. In 2016, he co-founded Nonprofit Sector Strategies, PBC. The company’s flagship product, BellesBoard, helps small and midsize nonprofit organizations improve board performance, organization and mission impact. In 1984, he co-founded Lawtrac Development Corporation which produced the first PC-based software product focused on assisting in-house law departments to manage litigation, contracts and legal expenses. Frank sold Lawtrac to a private-equity firm in 2014. At the time of the sale of his company, Lawtrac was used by over 100 major corporations in 22 countries around the world. Frank is chairman emeritus of Holy Cross High School in Flushing, NY. He is a member of the scholarship committee of the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York. Frank received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pace University.

Frank Orzo

Vice Chairman of the Chapter Development Committee

Brian is a licensed clinical social worker and is currently an Associate Executive Director at South Oaks Hospital & Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health. Brian has clinical and executive experience focused on child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction treatment, and the development of strategic relationships that interface with local communities. He currently lives on Long Island with his wife Lauren and their two children, Gwendolyn and Dillon.

Brian Pritchard

Chairman of the Governance Committee; Board Secretary & Chairman of the Hospital Relations Committee

Joy is a serial entrepreneur who embarked on her entrepreneurial journey at 17 founding 14 ventures spanning cybersecurity, technology, finance, and services industries, including nine acquisitions and two IPOs. Today, through the Prowess Group, Joy channels her passion for building high-value, scalable enterprises by working with founders to enhance their leadership skills, cultivate scalable businesses, elevate valuations, and orchestrate highly successful exits. Her extensive background in entrepreneurship, leadership, and scaling businesses seamlessly aligns with the Little Saint Nick Foundation’s mission and dedication to positively impacting the lives of children facing health challenges. Joy resides in Bradenton, FL with her partner Jeff Sauntry and is the proud mother of Jake Randels. She enJOYs traveling, scuba diving, and driving race cars.
Why Joy Joined the Board: “Having personally witnessed the profound impact of the Little Saint Nick Foundation on the lives of children, I was inspired to go beyond traditional donations. The foundation’s reach extends not only to the children who receive our gift bags but also to the young artists who create heartfelt get-well cards and the dedicated volunteers who assemble the bags. The Little Saint Nick Foundation fulfills a critical need for sick children while imparting invaluable lessons on empathy, generosity, and the joy of making a difference.”
Joy Randels

Chairperson of the Expansion Committee

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