Keynote Speakers - DisCon 2020 | Schedule
Jeffry Cadorette, Rotary International Director (RID 2018-20) retired from healthcare in 1999 after a 25-year career as a physical therapist. He had been President and CEO of Physical Therapy Associates of Delaware County in Pennsylvania until merging his practice with Riddle Memorial Hospital to form the Riddle Rehabilitation Institute and Riddle Sports Medicine. He now serves as Associate Broker and Executive Vice President at Media Real Estate Company where he is active in all phases of commercial real estate sales and leasing, tenant representation and new project development. A Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Media, PA since 1977, Jeff served as Governor of District 7450 in 1998-1999.
Cadorette has served on numerous committees on behalf of the Rotary International Board, as a delegate to the Council on Legislation, and as a training leader at the Rotary International Assembly in San Diego. He was also appointed as one of two Seminar Leaders worldwide at the International Assembly in San Diego, tasked with training, coaching, and motivating the 40 International Training Leaders who in turn train the 547 incoming District Governors for the upcoming Rotary year. He has represented the President of Rotary International at District Conferences across the country and in Canada and has been the keynote and motivational speaker at numerous district conferences, Rotary Foundation dinners, Rotary workshops, and seminars around North America.
Sung Lee arrived at Boston on July 5, 1974, coming from Seoul, Korea when he was 28 years old, as a physician in training. Sung Lee is a full Ob/Gyn physician specialist for 40 years and has worked at Worcester, Massachusetts and Lansing, Michigan. He has delivered more than 4,000 beautiful babies in Greater Lansing Area. He has lived for 45 years in USA, 44 years in Michigan. He has 2 children who attended East Lansing High School. He now lives in Okemos. Now retired, Dr. Sung and has been involved in many international projects in Ghana, Haiti, Bangladesh, Malawi and Tanzania and others. In 2019, Sung went to Uganda with dentist John Brewster of Okemos Club, and worked with pregnant women and provided prenatal care at a local clinic. Sung believes that International projects will help connect the world, as the more clubs are involved and do more, the closer the world will get. Together we take actions to create the lasting change across the globe and also in ourselves. He would like to showcase most projects in our district and encourage others to join in the projects or start new ones, as network will strengthen all of us!!! The purpose is to create database of all projects that will facilitate collaboration among the clubs on international projects in District 6360.
Satya Mitra arrived in the USA in 1976 to pursue his career in Bio-Medical research with a Ph. D. in Biochemistry from India. However, because of some divine reasons, he changed his profession to become a Tax Consultant and Financial Advisor. Since 1990, he is the President and CEO of his firm “The Guru Tax & Financial Services, Inc.” located in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Satya’s childhood was challenging and difficult. His mother passed away when he was 3 years old. He along with his father spent several months being homeless. His father gradually became victim of several ailments and later slowly started losing his eyesight and became blind. But many people helped him on the way. Hence, he grew up with the thought of giving back and helping others. Today, he is a philanthropist, humanitarian, community server, author and an entrepreneur. Satya serves as a Board member and Trustee of many organizations in the community. For his humanitarian services, he has been recognized with many awards, accolades and honors. Last year, Dr. Mitra wrote a book entitled “The 5 C’s” talking about successful entrepreneurship and leadership that achieved Amazon’s best seller list!
In October 2008, he joined Rotary Club of Worcester, Massachusetts. He is presently a member and chairperson of the membership committee of Rotary Club of Boston 7. Currently, Satya lives out his profound passion to speak and inspire worldwide. He has been invited to speak as keynote at many Rotary Conferences, Institutes, PETS and Training Assemblies not only in USA, but in Australia, Denmark, Russia, Philippines, Greece, Canada, Kenya, India, Sri Lanka and Jamaica. He is a professional member of National Speakers’ Association of USA.
Satya’s wife, Sheema is also a Rotarian; they are both Paul Harris Fellows, Major Donors, Benefactors and members of the Bequest Society. They have two sons Abiskar and Alingon who live in New York City. The family believes in the eternal blessings of their family priest known as “GURU” and their beloved late parents.
Taylor Huie is originally from Southwest Michigan with deep roots in Rotary beginning in her youth. She is at Pratt Fellow at Duke University with a Biomedical Engineering major and Chemistry minor focused on integrating the advancements in the fields of engineering and technology with the ever-changing world of medicine. Other interests include biomaterials and biomechanics, the intersection of sociology and medicine, and sustainable service.
Huie is the founding president of the Rotaract Club of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Huie is also District 7710 Rotaract Representative with Rotary International (North Carolina). She attended St. Joseph High School in Michigan and grew the Interact club from 30 to 180 members and built the foundation for sustainable membership growth. - Helped other area high schools and middle schools start their own Interact clubs. - Leader of medical mission team for Interact clubs partnering with medical missionaries. Volunteer for the water installment and construction teams.