Amos Knoll is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Children Obesity Foundation, 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that was created to help fight the obesity epidemic. He is also a founder & president of TRIMLAND, INC and a founder & CEO of Sources Financial Holdings Co., an investment holding company, that has had a glorious history orchestrating high-end, innovative financing packages for real estate development projects. He is also the founder and president of Knoll Publishing Inc., a book publishing company, www.knollpublishing.com
With more than 35 years of hand-on experience as a builder / developer, Amos is no stranger to success and high-level financing. As a Wall Street aficionado in the early 1960’s, Amos managed the transfer department for Thomson McKinnon and also ran the back operations for purchases and sales for Dean Witter.
Maintaining the pulse in real estate, Amos served as a correspondent for Walter Heller South East, a major real estate lender in the USA, which was listed on the NY stock exchange. As an entrepreneur, Amos built and successfully sold multiple businesses. From 1970 to 2000 Amos financed the purchase of land as well as developed and sold multiple subdivisions. Simultaneously, he founded a recycling car business and has managed multiple international deals including successful timber, mining, oil and other operations, especially Africa, Congo, Nigeria and Europe.
Dedicated to education of children, Amos has authored numerous children’s books, such as, “The Flower That Could Not Talk”, “Max and the Red-Haired Dragon”, “The Chubby Conqueror” and many more, which you can find on Amazon, various retailers, such as Barnes & Noble and libraries.
His book, “The Chubby Conqueror”, is an empowering book from the view of a twelve year old obese boy, who has found a way how to transform himself from being an obese boy to a strong, fit and happy boy. This book captivated attention of producers and directors and Amos’ goal is, that “The Chubby Conqueror” will become one of the most important educational movies for children in 2016.
Since 2010, Amos dedicated his talents to helping fight the children’s obesity epidemic and has devoted his business experience, marketing skills, as well as his financial resources, to fighting obesity. Together with his team of innovative experts, scientists and partnerships with a variety of private and public sector organizations, including the White House's "Let's Move" campaign, Amos is on a mission to eradicate childhood obesity.
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Ari Ramos is an ambassador for healthy lifestyles. She has a master’s degree in public health and believes that obesity can be conquered if we educate children and their parents on changing their habits to build a healthy new generation.
Ari put her words into action. She has presented her dream and grassroots public health presentation to schools across our nation. She believes that Obesity is a big problem globally and she wants to help fight the obesity epidemic.
Ari loves to inspire our children. She RAN across our nation from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean -over 3000 miles. On the way she stopped at schools across our nation to make her presentation.
Ari is in the process of preparing for a bicycle ride from California to Florida with the Children Obesity Foundation to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Fred Pira, ProNex Inc. Founder and Chief Executive Officer’s career spans 33 years and inclusive of successful sales, sales management, marketing, business development and channel management experience.
Since 2001, his mission has been to drive the company's leadership in the Healthcare IT business consulting and managed services markets with innovative offerings, including My ProConnect, the web enabled EMR and tools for health professionals and their patients. In addition to My ProConnect, he is responsible for bringing new healthcare services to the marketplace.
The CORE is a web based obesity management and lifestyle modification system that enables all Healthcare Professionals to manage heath conditions of patients suffering from obesity and associated co morbidities. With a keen strategic focus and depth of understanding for the healthcare space, Fred solidifies ProNex as experts, leaders, and game-changers in the area of bariatric medicine, chronic disease management and lifestyle modification technologies.
He holds a Master of Management degree from North Park University, Chicago, Illinois, and maintains certificates in Marketing of Services and Organizational Development.
Marques Miles is an NAACP Image Award winner and Emmy nominated television producer, filmmaker, and graduate of Howard University. Marques has worked with major sports networks like ESPN, ABC, NBC, and NFL Network producing on live studio shows as well as short features, and documentaries.
His sports documentary work includes“The History of the Black Quarterback” as well as the Emmy nominated special “Sharpe Focus: Journey to Canton”. Marques has worked on documentary series such as “American Gangster”, “Make Room for Multiples”, and “UFC Countdown”.
Currently Marques has been producing with the award winning documentary series “Unsung” for TV one Network. His episodes included stories on Ike Turner, Bobby Bland, KC and the Sunshine Band, and Fat Joe. Recently Marques produced “Soul Train Life of New Edition”, music special for BET Networks featuring legendary group New Edition. Independently Marques has been producing the documentary “Breaking Bones Breaking Barriers” which looks at diversity issues with barriers broken for the first black stunt men and women in Hollywood. Marques has partnered with the Children Obesity Foundation as a fiscal sponsor for his documentary feature film “Kingfish”.
The film is a coming of age story about a young musical genius that has been anointed the savior, and future of the Blues. Diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, and suffering from obesity, this 17 year old prodigy is carrying the weight physically, and emotionally of his responsibility to preserve the music, while providing for his family.
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