Christian Business Men’s Connection of Montgomery County
RESCHEDULED: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 6:45 – 8:00 AM at the Einstein Bagel on Firstfield Road & Quince Orchard Blvd in Gaithersburg. We meet in the Community Room in the back.
Guest Speaker — Vincent DiCaro is Vice President of Public Affairs for the National Fatherhood Initiative, whose mission is to “to improve the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers.” With headquarters locally in Germantown MD, NFI may be more well-known on the national stage than in Montgomery County. Father absence is a key factor in many social problems, and NFI has developed programs and tools to engage & equip fathers, and engaging all sectors of society around father involvement.
Vincent runs NFI’s government relations and press operations. He is a graduate of The College of New Jersey, where he received a bachelor’s degree in history and economics. He received a master’s degree in Communications from Johns Hopkins University, where he wrote a thesis on the depiction of fathers in Hollywood films. Prior to joining National Fatherhood Initiative, Vincent worked for two years as an analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York City. Vincent, his wife Claudia, their son Vinny, and their Irish Setter Junior, live in Maryland.
For more info on the problem of father absence, please see this interview of Roland C. Warren, president of National Fatherhood Initiative, on CNN on Father’s Day (June 20, 2010):
Please plan to join us for inspiration as a Dad or to learn about NFI’s tools and programs that would equip you or your church to mentor other Dads.