The challenges that were presented to me at an early age taught me that anything is possible with determination, a willingness to work hard, and heart/passion. My passion is to inspire others with the concept (or idea) that one can achieve goals despite obstacles.
Senior Vice President Quality and Engineering at Standard Aero and is well known in the industry internally. He served as a Malcom Baldridge examiner and epitomizes the philosophy espoused by that prestigious award. Lloyd previously led the development, deployment and management of the strategic Quality Assurance agenda for Alcoa Inc. globally. He splits his time between Austin Texas and Danbury Connecticut with his wife and two sons and serves in his community as a Trustee for The Hord Foundation.
In 1988, Noel and his late wife Cora, a Danbury , Connecticut couple, wanted to give back to the community. They wanted their gift to be special and to have significant meaning. Because education had played a key role in their success, the Hords decided to provide scholarships for the education of deserving and disadvantaged youth.
A native of Connecticut, Michael Marcus continues to operate his family business, Marcus Dairy, Inc., a milk and dairy product home-delivery service serving customers in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Mr. Marcus serves on various nonprofit boards and is currently the President of the Board of Directors for The Land Trust of Danbury and the Vice President of the ARC Board of Directors.
“I envision a country where all children have access to equal opportunities to grow up to be fully functioning adults who can contribute to our society. I believe that all parents want the best for their families and if given the skills will work to make it happen. As co-founder of the Perrin Family Foundation I want to see all children mentally and physically healthy and well prepared to live a self-satisfying life.”