Russell Mantione - Event Promotion and Relations
Born in West Islip, New York on Long Island. Raised in upstate New York in Buffalo. My favorite sport is hockey, my favorite team is the Buffalo Sabres (NHL). I am Italian/Sicilian and proud and also an amazing italian cook. Besides cooking my favorite hobby is snowboarding the east coast. Graduate of the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism, Bachelor of Arts Degree with Strategic Professional Communication in Advertising. My past work experience has been in account service and project management at Minneapolis Advertising Agencies such as PERISCOPE, catchfire and FRWD. MUSIC = I grew up playing the violin and the piano. Jazz music was a defining staple in my life thanks to my parents and I have always been a proud supporter of music education and the arts in every city.