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About us

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President, Marsel Alickolli.
Marsel was born in Pogradec, Albania and moved in the USA as a teenager in 2002.
During his college years he realized that he had a passion for entrepreneurship and while he graduated with a degree in Finance form DePaul University in Chicago he persued an entrepreneur path in life.

Marsel embodies the values of the humble beginnings of our organization. Amongs some of the ventures he has involved himself with in his Professional life are Wholesale distributon companies such as ILIRIA FOOD SERVICE in Chicago, Dallas, and a Specialty Gourmet wholesale Foodservice company in Southern California.

While the Albanian community in the United States has grown exponentially since two decades ago when Marsel left Albania, he always felt that we could strengthen our community, advance, and ultimately give back to those who have not had the same opportunities by applying our Active Albanians Mottos " We Are Stronger Together and that we should Never Give Up"

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In the position of secretary, we are proud to have part of our team Xhulio Kreci!!

Xhulio was born in Pogradec, Albania, in 1991 and attended the local school "Rilindja". At the age of eighteen he moved to Genoa, Italy to study law. 

His interest in International Law, International Trade and EU Projects led him to live in five European countries and in the US.

He worked for Universities, NGO's and Multinationals and has experience in contract negotiation, project management, supply chain and pricing.

Xhulio believes in the power of a consolidated albanian community as in all the countries he lived, he found extraordinary help and hospitality from the albanians of the area. 

He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA, where he recently got his third Master degree in Law from Loyola Law School. 

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We welcome on board Enis Sefa!! He is our newest board member, and we are excited to have him join our team and help us spread our vision.
Enis was born in Gjakova, Kosovo in 1998. As a kid, he was very involved in different sports clubs and enjoyed being active, soccer however it’s his passion. At the age of 14, he moved to Houston, Texas to join his family. He started playing soccer and American football for Manvel High School. After graduation in 2016 he got a scholarship to play football for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Enis completed is B.S & M.S in Mechanical Engineering while competing in Division 2 football. While playing for SD Mines he managed to break all the school records and received many awards and recognition from the RMAC conference. Enis is also very passionate about technology and that passion came to flourish when he founded of VEXU Robotics Club. Today, Enis works as Improvement engineer for a chemical company in Houston, TX and is an active member of the nonprofit organization called Kids Unlimited Foundation. Enis loves outdoor activities: hiking, camping, kayaking, skiing, etc., he continues to play intramural sports soccer, tennis, volleyball, etc., loves meeting new people and very passionate about achieving financial freedom in his 20s

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