Mitch is a Long Island native and a true New Yorker. A graduate of the State University of New York College at Oneonta in 2014 with a degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Mitch started his professional career with a mental health non-profit in California where he worked his way up to Development Associate.

Most recently Mitch worked for the Alzheimer’s Association as their Constituent Events Manager running two signature fundraising events for the New York City Chapter. During his career he’s worked with many organizations that believe in the power of giving including: Google, Kaiser Permanente, Golden State Warriors, Oakland Athletics, Discord, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Serving the rare disease community is personal to Mitch as a patient who has been diagnosed with a pair of rare conditions.

Mitch founded a diversity conference in 2013 for the State University of New York (SUNY) system that nine years later is still going strong. He enjoys craft beer, cooking, gardening and playing slow pitch softball. Mitch resides in Queens, New York along with his fiancé, Colleen. The duo are busy planning their October 2022 wedding.