Rob Raylman, a resident of Germantown, Columbia County, who is the Chief Executive Officer for Gift of Life International, will speak to us at our 7 p.m. Thursday meeting this week via ZOOM.
Rob, who has held the GOL post since February 2008, graduated from Hobart College in 1984 with a degree in political science. Directly out of college, he went to work for then-U.S. Senator Alphonse D’Amato (R-NY) from 1984 to 1986. He worked for Browning Ferris Industries (BFI) from January 1987 until 1999, where he was a vice president, and from 1999 to 2007 managed his own political consulting business.
As CEO of Gift of Life International, Rob has focused on the creation of sustainable pediatric cardiac surgery programs in developing countries. Presently he is working to develop programs in Bolivia, Panama, the Philippines, Romania, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.
As always, you can gain access to the meeting simply by going to the club website calendar page and clicking on the appropriate meeting link.