Mario is the Campus Director for the Kids Escaping Drugs Renaissance Campus. He has been in the field for over twenty years in various capacities. His career started at Rite of Passage in Minden, Nevada. He was a Coach Counselor, then a Senior Counselor, and eventually Assistant Supervisor. He also worked at New Directions Youth and Family Services and was the Crisis Intervention Supervisor at Henrietta G. Lewis Campus School, and Supervisor of Mecorney Cottage. Mario is a U.S. Army Combat Veteran.