VICTORIA RIZZO PRATO serves as the chairperson of our fundraising committee. Victoria has been a resident of Aurora for almost 22 years. A native Clevelander, she attended Ohio University majoring in Communications. After working as a field producer for a local afternoon television program, Live on 5, she worked with celebrities like Richard Simmons and Batman’s Adam West on traveling tours. As National Field Operations for a promotions and marketing agency in Philadelphia, she created many promotions on college campuses across the country and toured with Phil Collins and Randy Travis, creating publicity meet and greets. A board member with The Aurora Community Theatre for twenty years and the producer and coordinator of ACT’s Children’s Summer Workshop for twelve years. A consultant with The Cleveland Clinic for 15 years, working with physicians and student doctors on developing empathy and better communication skills with patients. Part time employee with Nestle in research and development working as a sensory analyst on several new and existing projects. Women’s board member of The Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Ohio. Serving As Scholarship Chairman.