I giovani italiani di NY 2 – Young Italians in New York 2 (Thursday, June 12)

This symposium will continue the discussion begin during the first encounter of “I giovani italiani” di NY. Panleists will come from a variety of professions and speak to their experiences as young Italians and the challenges they face in today’s fast-pace professional worlds. They include: Nicholas Adamo (business), Steven Perrotta (consulting), Salvatore Ambrosino (not for profit).

The discussion will be modertated by Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute.

Nicholas Adamo is currently the President of Bullion Shark, LLC, a market maker in physical precious metals. Nicholas started in finance as a financial adviser and recently opened Bullion Shark, LLC to pursue his passion for precious metals. Nick received his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University in International Business and is returning to Hofstra Law School in the fall of 2014 to pursue a law degree. He hopes to utilize his knowledge of the Italian language to help differentiate himself in the business community. Currently Nicholas holds series 7, series 66, Life/Health, and Commodities broker licensee in the state of NY.

Salvatore Ambrosino was born in New York and travelled frequently to Rome with his family throughout his life.  Italy, which began as a summer-time destination for Salvatore, gradually matured into a passion, then into a second home.  It now represents a very important part of who Salvatore is today. Salvatore studied Italian Studies and Business Studies at New York University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2012.  He then pursued an accelerated Masters Degree in Italian Studies from NYU’s Florence campus, Villa La Pietra, graduating in 2013 when he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Society. Salvatore now works as the Media and Communications Coordinator at the Italy America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), where he is also the IACC Liaison to the Young Executives Committee of the IACC. 

Steven Perrotta With senior-level expertise and over a decade of experience in the public accounting industry Steven Perrotta, EA, RTRP, CFE, Managing Partner of Perrotta Tax & Consulting Services, LLC, brings a wealth of experience as an accomplished tax professional and business consultant. Steven has focused his efforts in the areas of real estate, entertainment, wholesale and retail, and professional services. As the Managing Partner of Perrotta Tax & Consulting Services, Steven utilizes his knowledge and skills to help in many areas of business and personal tax needs. Steven holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Long Island University. In addition, he holds two designations with the IRS as an IRS Enrolled Agent and an IRS Registered Tax Return Preparer; he is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and a New York State Licensed Real Estate Agent.

This event is co-sponsored by ILICA (Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance)

Reception to follow.