Our wonderful team of directors and representatives share the common goal of seeing every child benefit from quality care and education, regardless of their status or circumstances. They have devoted their lives to helping disadvantaged children from a variety of contexts realize their great worth and destiny.
Stephanie Moore, MD, is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and practices heart failure and transplant cardiology. Her particular interests involve women’s health and holistically helping children in need from around the world.
Sanjay lives in Seattle, WA, and currently serves as the Vice President and global leader for Starbucks Internal Audit. Over the last two decades, Sanjay experience in U.S., International and Emerging Markets has helped develop a variety of large and predominately multinational corporations as a result of his expertise in the diverse areas of as internal audit, corporate finance, corporate strategy, competitive analysis, capital planning, business process improvement, financial forecasting, training, statistical analysis/modeling, sales and marketing/product development. Sanjay’s experience has matured through his leadership in diverse fields of business including manufacturing, distribution, technology, financial services and retail.
Sanjay has a Bachelor of Commerce from St. Xavier's College (University of Calcutta, India), an MBA from Georgia Southern University and a Master of Accountancy degree from Washington State University. His professional credentials include CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) licenses/certifications. Over the last five years, Sanjay has done considerable work to develop process efficiency and standardization to facilitate efficient and effective operations for smaller, US based multinational not for profit organizations.
Patrick Dey was born and raised in Calcutta. Patrick left for USA and graduated with high honors from Vanguard University in 1986 with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. He is presently employed as Vice President of Information Technology at Mattel, Inc., the world's largest Toy Company with $6.0BB in revenue, responsible for supporting the company's Global Operations and Corporate Responsibility.
Patrick and his wife Cristina have four beautiful children ranging in age from 19 to 12 and currently reside in Mission Viejo, a community nestled in the foothills of the Saddleback mountains in Southern California. His passion is to give back to children like him who are less fortunate and living in Calcutta.
Madam Grace Pinto is the Director of St. Xavier's and Ryan International Group of Schools and she, along with her husband Dr. A. F. Pinto, have established over 110 schools in India serving over 200,000 children. Their daughter, Snehal Pinto, is part of the Kids With Destiny leadership team in India and is working on providing accreditation to the online education program for the children from disadvantaged background in India.
AWARDS WON BY MADAM - Rajiv Gandhi Award (2003), Best Women Educationalist Award (2004), Doctor of Humanities and Mother Teresa Excellence Award.
M.D., Ph.D. Director of INTEGRIS Advanced Cardiac Care
Dr. Jim Long joined the staff of INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City in January, 2008, to work with the Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute and the cardiovascular program as director of INTEGRIS Advanced Cardiac Care.
Prior to this, he founded and directed the Utah Artificial Heart Program at Intermountain HealthCare in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was Clinical Professor of Surgery and of Bioengineering at the University of Utah.
As a cardiothoracic surgeon his work with advanced heart failure has included high risk heart surgery, advanced Mechanical Circulatory Support and heart transplantation. His clinical experience with blood pumps began as an investigator with the first ever implantable heart pump approved by the FDA. His program went on to become the leading enrolling center for the landmark clinical trial that led to expanded use of heart pumps for long-term, permanent use. He has been a leader with initiatives to improve outcomes, quality of life and cost effectiveness.
His experience includes laboratory research with blood pumps. His innovation and leadership were instrumental in the development of a next-generation Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) which is nearing clinical trials in the US.
Dr. Long has contributed extensively with knowledge and education to advance the field. He served as president of ASAIO, the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs.
Among his personal interests is international humanitarian medical work, most often in Calcutta, India where he volunteers at Calcutta Mercy Hospital and with the Kids With Destiny initiatives.
Michael Gray from Sawgrass Shack visited Calcutta in 2010 where he met with the Indian leadership. Together they worked on Project Rhino branding and took an assessment of the online education need for Kids With Destiny. Sawgrass Shack formulated plans to add interactive games and lesson plans to the curriculum to keep the interest of the children as they make an adjustment from their disadvantaged backgrounds. Michael has been working in multimedia and the internet since their inception and has worked with and for some of the worlds most notable brands and through it all has always had a passion for kids. Michael hopes to have Project Rhino be his crowning achievement as he taps all his teams experience and creativity at the Sawgrass Shack and builds the most comprehensive online grass roots educational system possible for Project Rhino.