Executive Bios

David T. DeStefano, Founder

David has over 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur.  His first venture was at the young age of 6, selling candy on the steps, in front of a corner market in Detroit, MI. After years of delivering newspapers, shoveling snow, mowing lawns, he started a roofing company with his HS teammate/College roommate their freshman year of college.  That roofing company paved a solid path for five years of college.

Mike Risley, VP-Director of Business Development

Work2Train responsibilities include, financial operations, business development, athlete recruitment, signing new regional and nationwide employers to the program and company spokesman.
Mike has over 30 years’ experience in financing, developing and operating growth companies. His skill set includes positions of investment banking and corporate structuring for both private and publicly traded companies as well as positions of CEO, V.P. Director of Operations and V.P of Business and Strategic Development. In these capacities, Mike grew production capacity and sales exponentially in several early stage businesses.