Insight For The Modern Man

As each man in MDI knows, the opportunities for leadership create ever-changing roles. To keep men in the know, here are the baseball cards (basic information) on the new leaders in our organization. For a full list of leaders see the section Your Organization. 

REGIONAL COORDINATORS

MARC PRESTERA

  • Member of the Southwest Region, San Diego Men’s Division, Team Phalanx
  • Born in Orange CA on 8/4/61
  • Married to Wendy Prestera (formerly Wendy Pearson) we have been married for 18 months!  I have a 31 year old son (Dominic), who is married to a wonderful woman (Kat), and they have an 11 month old daughter (Gwen).  So yes I’m a grandpa!
  • Real Estate Broker/Owner of Prestera Real Estate, Inc.  I’ve been practicing real estate in San Diego for 31 years
  • Current MDI Position – RC Southwest Region, Completed DC of San Diego Men’s Division, Completed Point Program Manager of San Diego Men’s Division, Point Man for at least 6 cycles, Completed Division Core Team Member holding various positions under the following DC’s of San Diego Men’s Division – Holland, Peisner, Rutledge, Ellis (fired from this job!).
  • 3 Words on how I’ll screw it up: “All ways possible!”
  • 3 Words on how I’ll positively change the men: “Relationship, Standards, Purpose”

Ian Kennard

  • Region/Division:  Eastern Canada Region, Western Front Division
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario. Currently living in London, Ontario (halfway between Toronto and Detroit).
  • Essentials: 53 years old. Separated. In current relationship for 12 years. 22-year-old son who is on my men’s team. Sterling Men’s Weekend June 2002, Legacy Discovery February 2004
  • Occupation: Restaurateur/Caterer, Owner Willie’s Café for 20 years
  • MDI Position: Regional Coordinator, Eastern Canada Region 
  • 3 words how I’ll screw this up: Ego, Fear, Self-doubt
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Courage, Commitment, Excellence 

Craig Jones

  • Region/ Division: New England/Backbone
  • Birthplace: Washington, DC
  • Essentials: Married 20 years (second marriage), three children (from first marriage)
  • Occupation: Fromager at Whole Foods Market; Certified Chi Running Instructor   
  • Position: Regional Coordinator, New England Region
  • 3 Words how I’ll screw it up: Waiting too long
  • 3 words how I’ll positively change the men: Be authentically me

Bart Vance

  • Region/ Division: Eastern Canadian Region / Abnaki Division
  • Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario
  • Essentials: Single, and Favorite Uncle to over 20 Nieces, Nephews & God-Children
  • Occupation: Supervisor – Manufacturing
  • MDI Position: Regional Coordinator, ECR
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: I stop caring
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Lead by Example

Guy Prandstatter

  • Region/ Division:  Mid-Atlantic
  • Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey
  • Essentials: Married, 2 small children Logan 2 and Imagine 1, 19 year old son Zen
  • Occupation: Tattoo Artist, Songwriter, Musician, Author, Speaker, Teacher and Mentor
  • MDI Position: Regional Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up:  Ego before Commitment
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Love, Power and Inspiration

MDI INTERNATIONAL CORE TEAM

Stan Snow

  • Region/Division: New England/Sons of Maine
  • Birthplace: New Haven, CT
  • Essentials: Divorced, two children: Erica, 26 and Tyler, 23
  • Occupation: Sales and Marketing
  • MDI Position: President
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: Every way imaginable
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Ruthless compassion, Possibility

Geoff Tomlinson

  • Region/ Division: Eastern Canada, Western Front
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
  • Essentials: Separated for 5 years. Custody of both children (although my daughter is now 18, son is 13). My ex-wife lives in my basement as a tenant. I’m engaged to be married.
  • Occupation: Financial Planner
  • MDI Position: VP of Operations
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: commitment to my way (OK 4 words)
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Care, excellence, passion

Benjamin Estes

  • Region/ Division: Western Region/Razor’s Edge
  • Birthplace: Auburn, California
  • Essentials: Married (Felita); 3 kids & 2 Step-kids (Jon-25 / Aron-24 / Charles-20 / Allison-17 / Taylor-16)
  • Occupation: Estimator – Consultant
  • MDI Position: VP of Training
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: Doing it alone
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Get everyone involved

Denis Moreau

  • Region/ Division: New England Region / Sons of Maine
  • Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine
  • Essentials: Married for 14 ½ years to my wife Lori, 2 daughters ages 10 and 11 
  • Occupation: Electrical Engineer
  • MDI Position: Vice President of Technology
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: Not ask for enough help
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Accountability and Responsibility

Jason Crazy Bear Tircuit Campos-Keck

  • Region/ Division: Southeast Region, Dog Soldiers Mens Division
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.
  • Essentials: Married and Father 2 young Men ages 15 and 11.
  • Occupation: Home Depot sales associate
  • MDI Position: VP of Outreach (Growth and Enrollment)
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: Do-it-alone, Look-good, Ego-maniac 
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: inspiration, vulnerability, commitment

Jack Lupone

  • Region/ Division: Southwest Region/ San Diego Men’s Division
  • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Essentials: Married, 6 children, 6 grandchildren, 3 great grand children, living in Oceanside, California
  • Occupation: Technical Solutions Architect, Mcroberts Security Technologies
  • MDI Position: Vice President of Team Development
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: Do it alone
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Commitment, Perseverance, Passion 

Craig Lange

  • Region/ Division: New England/Mountain Warriors
  • Birthplace: Flushing, Queens, New York, USA
  • Essentials: Married, 3 sons
  • Occupation: Molecular Biologist currently working as Adjunct Professor 
  • Position: Vice President of Internal Communications
  • 3 words how I’ll screw it up: Time-management, Missed deadlines
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Compassion, Mindful Communication

NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Randall Listman

  • Region/Division:  Western/Sequoia
  • Birthplace: Corona, California
  • Essentials: Married, 3 daughters, 4 grandchildren
  • Occupation: Retired Power Plant Operator, Writer/ Weight Loss Counselor
  • Position:  MDI Board of Directors, Western Region/ Western Region Mentor
  • 3 words how I’ll screw this up: Not in Relationship
  • 3 words how I’ll positively impact the men: Intention, Commitment, Vision 

Bill Oakes

  • Region/ Division: Southwest/San Diego
  • Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, USA
  • Essentials: Married, 2 sons
  • Occupation:  Engineer
  • Position: Secretary, Board of Directors & Southwest Region Representative
  • 3 Words how I’ll screw it up: Disengage on occasion
  • 3 words how I’ll positively change the men: Caring, thoughtfulness, challenge

Greg Aldrich

  • Region/ Division: New England
  • Birthplace: Champagn, IL
  • Essentials: Married
  • Occupation:  Marketing
  • Position: New England Region Representative – Board of Directors
  • 3 Words how I’ll screw it up: Loose Focus
  • 3 words how I’ll positively change the men: Passion, Heart, Commitment