Spirit of America Appoints Dr. Sanford M. Shapero Chief Executive Officer.LOS ANGELES Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. -- Dr. Sanford M. Shapero has been named Chief Executive Officer of Spirit of America Spirit of America is the trademarked name used by Craig Breedlove for his land speed record-setting vehicles.
The Spirit of America was the first of the modern record breaking cars, build within new rules with its three wheel design, narrow stream-lined Worldwide (SoA), a non-profit organization A non-profit organization (abbreviated "NPO", also "non-profit" or "not-for-profit") is a legally constituted organization whose primary objective is to support or to actively engage in activities of public or private interest without any commercial or monetary profit purposes. whose mission is to extend the goodwill of the American people to assist those advancing freedom, democracy and peace abroad. Dr. Shapero's appointment was announced by former CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. and founder, Jim Hake hake: see cod.
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"Sandy is a strong leader with a proven track record for managing and building non-profit organizations. His diverse background in directing volunteer efforts, fundraising and strategic planning for non-profits is perfectly suited to lead Spirit of America through the next phase of growth. His professional experience along with his demonstrated commitment to advocating freedom for all people made him an ideal choice to lead our team," said Hake.
Before joining SoA, Dr. Shapero enjoyed a long career as an executive in philanthropic and corporate endeavors where his expertise in fundraising, development, community involvement, team building and strategizing contributed to profitability and growth. He was formerly Senior Vice President of Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation and Founding Director of the hospital's Center for Gerontology gerontology: see geriatrics. . Prior to that, he served as President and CEO of the City of Hope National Medical Center City of Hope is one of 39 NCI-designated Cancer Centers and is located in the city of Duarte, California. City of Hope comprises an ambulatory and in-patient cancer treatment center as well as a biomedical research facility known as the Beckman Research Institute and the City of Hope where he orchestrated a successful turnaround from annual losses to sustained profits and established City of Hope as a pre-eminent tertiary care center tertiary care center Hospital care A hospital or medical center for Pts often referred from secondary care centers, which provides subspecialty expertise
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Early in his career, Dr. Shapero became active in civil rights causes, including marching with Dr. Martin Luther King in Albany, Georgia. He served as a U.S. Navy Chaplain in the South Pacific and was appointed by former President George Bush to a four-year term on the National Council on Aging of the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C.
"I'm delighted to be joining an organization which has been so successful in implementing projects to encourage individual liberties and to provide for critical needs. I was immediately inspired by the Spirit of America team and its rich character and dedication to sharing America's core values under the most difficult conditions. Jim Hake has taken the seed of a dream to make a real difference in people's lives and created a movement that is having a powerful impact. I am excited and honored to continue and to expand his vision," affirmed Shapero.
Dr. Shapero, who was born in Cincinnati, earned a BA degree in Psychology at the University of Dayton The University of Dayton is one of the ten largest Catholic schools in the United States and is the largest of the three Marianist universities in the nation. It is also home to one of the largest campus ministry programs in the world. and various Masters Degrees and Professional Certifications, including a certification in Finance & Corporate Strategy from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he is a member of the Beverly Hills Rotary Club.
About Spirit of America
Spirit of America was founded after 9/11 by Jim Hake, an LA businessman and philanthropist. Spirit of America's mission is to extend the goodwill of the American people to assist those advancing freedom, democracy and peace abroad. It provides support to those on the front lines: American military and civilian personnel and people who call to Americans for help in their struggle for freedom and democracy.
Spirit of America is a 501c3 nonprofit supported solely through private-sector contributions. It does not receive or accept funding from the government or military. 100% of your tax-deductible donation is used for the purpose you choose. For more information and to support Spirit of America and its projects, visit the web site at www.spiritofamerica.net.