by Brandon Vallorani
I cherish family. My parents taught me to value and nurture relationships with my siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Growing up, my second cousin was my best friend. My aunt and I spent a lot of time together. My brother was best man in my wedding. In this transient and digital world in which we live, family can be the anchor that moors us to our past and serve as a compass for our future.
I also love my businesses. I gained great experience working for my dad’s business through high school and college. As a serial entrepreneur, I have started and grown several businesses over the past decade, which has allowed me more freedom to spend time with my wife and children. And there’s nothing that makes me more proud than to give my two oldest children the opportunity to learn and earn at my company as they work through high school and college.
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Brandon Vallorani is a practiced entrepreneur and accomplished CEO. Graduating from West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in graphic design in 1996, Vallorani’s career fully launched in the non-profit sector, where he quickly rose through the ranks to become Executive Vice President in a few short years. Simultaneously he earned his Master of Business Administration from Thomas More College. In 2007, Brandon founded a media conglomerate recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for 5 consecutive years. Currently developing Romulus Marketing and his luxury brand, Vallorani Estates, Brandon’s first book The Wolves and the Mandolin: Celebrating Life’s Privileges in a Harsh World (ForbesBooks) achieved Amazon bestseller status upon release in March 2017. In The Wolves and the Mandolin, Brandon uses his experiences in the business world (both as an employee and as a business owner) to provide poignant advice on life, work, and legacy while including legend-worthy stories of his immigrant ancestors. Vallorani lives in Atlanta, GA., with his wife, seven children and three dogs. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, and playing in casinos around the world.