Kevin Kurian, your State President, is from Simsbury High School and has been an active member for 2 years. His FBLA achievements include the 2017 CT FBLA Who’s Who award, 2nd place in Public Speaking 1 2016, and 1st place in Principles and Procedures 2017 as well as completing the Future, Business, and Leader levels for the BAAs. He has served as Simsbury FBLA’s Secretary and is currently serving as President of Simsbury FBLA. Kevin has taken leadership roles in his school’s student council, debate team, and has even started his own 501(c)3 business, Project LISA Inc.
Vice President (Western Region)
Lucio Bellantoni is from Danbury High School and will be serving as this year’s Western Region Vice President. He has been an active member for two years and is excited to continue his FBLA journey with you. His former leadership roles include Class President and lacrosse team captain.
Vice President (Eastern Region)
Arian Gokhale is a senior at Rocky Hill High School in Rocky Hill, CT and has been an active member for 3 years. His FBLA achievements include 4th place in the Future Business Leader Competition in his sophomore year and 5th place in the Global Business competition at the 2017 Spring Leadership Conference. He is currently serving as the CT FBLA Eastern Region Vice President and President of his local chapter in Rocky Hill. Outside of FBLA, Arian has taken leadership roles in the National Honors Society, Student Body Government, and Interact/Rotary Club.
Sylvia Mutua, your state secretary, is a senior from Ellington High School. She has been an FBLA member since her junior year and held the secretary position at her local chapter. She has also participated in numerous other afterschool activities, such as Ellington Rescue Post, Student Council, and Mock Trial. In the future, Sylvia wants to go in the Pre-Med track, but would like to pursue her passion in business by also minoring in Accounting.
Michael Berman is a Senior at Simsbury High School and has been an active FBLA member for four years. He has served as the Vice President of the Simsbury FBLA chapter for two years, and oversaw fundraising and sponsorship efforts. Michael hopes use this experience to increase sponsorship and fundraising on the statewide level as Treasurer this year. Michael has competed in the Introduction to Business, Introduction to Financial Math, and Business Calculation competitive events, placing in the top three and qualifying for the NLC each year. Michael has actively participated in five CT FBLA conferences and two National Leadership Conferences. Outside of FBLA Michael is involved in the Stock Market club, National Honor Society, and Hope for the Homeless. Michael is looking forward to a great year in CT FBLA!