Bergen County, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/23/2013 -- Being in a fraternity is more than just parties. A fraternity gives members the opportunity to belong to a group of like-minded individuals. For the members of Alpha Kappa PSI Fraternity, this means those that are seeking a career in the business world.
Fraternities also work together to give back. Developing leadership skills is one of the most important goals of a fraternity. Part of being a leader is helping those that need it. That is what Alpha Kappa PSI Alumni Anthony Amado tries to do. Through donations to organizations such as the Mya Lin Terry Foundation, The Greenwich House, Heartshare Human Services of New York, Hurricane Sandy victims and more, Anthony Amado helps those that need it.
Overcoming the reputation of being all about parties, is just one reason fraternities like Alpha Kappa PSI teach members about the importance of giving back. The fraternity evne has a foundation which distributes grants and scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students.
Anthony Amado was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. Coming from a large loving family, Anthony has developed a strong sense of determination and compassion for others. Growing up Anthony was in involved in church activities and an elite traveling soccer team. Traveling with the team required teamwork and dedication. It also allowed Anthony the chance to travel abroad and learn about new cultures and people at a young age.
Anthony attended college at Montclair State University, in Montclair, New Jersey. While in college Anthony continued to play colligate soccer. It was in college where Anthony’s strong interest in business and marketing started to grow. Anthony joined an international business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPSI) in college. The organization elected Anthony to the position of pledge class president. Alpha Kappa Psi was founded on the principles of educating its members and the public to appreciate and demand higher.
In the professional world, Anthony joined a growing company and has continued to help it grow. To get the business where it is at today, Anthony had to work three jobs at times to make it happen. The hard work and dedication that Anthony developed at a young age has carried through today.