Scheduler/Specialist | Medicare Risk Adjustment | Northeast Region
Maria Bido is a respected businesswoman, mother, chef and community leader who resides on New York City’s Lower East Side. Maria provides educational support and information to help kids excel as well as La Cocina de Loisaida, a culinary program she launched to celebrate the rich, culinary heritage of the Lower East Side while instilling the values behind it to our future generations.
"We aim to empower the youth in our underserved community with a culinary demonstration project that celebrates Culture and embraces the true beauty of diversity during times of social distancing"
Lisa Mehos began working with youth in shelters and underserved communities at the age of 14. After graduating Emma Willard Highschool and Boston College with degrees in Business and Human Resource Management, she worked as Director of HR and Marketing opening restaurants & hotels in San Francisco and Las Vegas. While consulting for angel investors she returned to New York to launch the Manhattan office for a national marketing and promotions corporation subsequently founded her own company, LogoMax, Inc. For 10 years she developed marketing strategies for financial organizations in NYC, Chicago, Boston, and Miami. Clients include: NYMEX (New York Mercantile Association before and during merger with Dubai), BOT, Citadel, New York Life Insurance, AMEX, Chicago Board of Trade, Reebok Sports Club, GNC, Health Bridge Medical, Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, The Ritz Carleton, Embassy Suites, & Duetsche Bank, among others.
Frank was born in New York City’s Washington Heights, at the age of seven he moved to Manhattan’s Lower East Side Raised by a single parent, “Frank “or “Frankie” as he is known to all improved his athletic and academic skill at the local Boys Club. A standout youth baseball player who was selected to the annual citywide All – Star Baseball Game at Shea Stadium for the City’s top youth players and a tenacious defender in basketball and football, Frank enrolled in Brooklyn College upon graduation from High School and made the school’s football team. Training from the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) directed Frank’s vision as a young businessman. Frank was named the Entrepreneur of the Year and his success was featured on numerous articles and television programs.