Here is Our Team – Behind the Scenes
All personnel (Directors and Officers) associated with Cutrano AZ Troop Run, Inc. are 100% unpaid volunteers. The time, effort and love put into this organization is dedicated to our amazing mission.
Founder & President – Jan 2013 – Present
AAron Cutrano was inspired to start this organization through his late brother Tony Cutrano and Jerry Cooch, Founders of the Illinois Freedom Run and the Middle East Conflicts Wall in Marseilles, Illinois. Being a Chicago native, AAron’s heart will always be in Illinois. Aaron is dedicated to helping our fallen and disabled veterans families strengthen their lives in there most adverse times in their lives.He brings to the table a family background in law enforcement and military. His can-do attitude has what it takes to be a great leader. His motto is “Do it, get it done, and get over with it!.” His education background is Business management at University of Phoenix and Criminal Law at Joliet Junior College. He also is involved in volunteering all over the valley to many charities. He is a member at many networking groups and American Legion Post # 1, Fraternal Order of Eagles #3871 Deer Valley, Local First Arizona & Arizona Military Vehicle Collectors Club
Vice President / Treasurer – Jan 2013 – Present
Elana (Lonnie) Zinder was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix as well as her AZ Real Estate License. Elana is a Project Manager for CVS Caremark, works part time in retail and loves most to give back to the community.
Her passion to give back to the military community stems from her brother serving in the United States Navy for the past 29 years.
Elana has served on the board Cutrano AZ Troop Run, Inc. since the beginning and continues to have passion helping the children of our Disabled and Fallen Military Heroes.
Chief Technical Officer – Jan 2013 – Present
Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University. Bob is currently working as a Project Manager with GSI Inc. Bob also helps several entrepreneurs and businesses with different aspects of their websites, businesses and marketing. He is most importantly, a husband, and a father of 2 beautiful daughters.
Bob’s main interests are his family, his business and business development. Bob is an entrepreneur that works primarily on the internet, with marketing, web design, all aspects of SEO, product design, and basically anything he can get in to with business development.
Public Relations/Fundraising Advisor – Jan 2018 – Present
Diane is a transplant from Pontiac MI and has lived in AZ since 1977. Diane studied at the Glendale Community College and Phoenix University.
Both of her Grandfathers served in World War 2 and her father was in the Korean War. Her son in law was the 1st waive in Iraq. Several family members have served as well. Her family has always been involved in the community and as a child she got to experience the tears of joy when people have received gifts and support.
For the last 20+ years she has been in the insurance industry and utilize her knowledge to help other as well.
Media / Photographer / Advisor – Jan 2018 – Present
Frank was born in NYC, and lived in New York until 1978 when he moved to Arizona.
He was in the United States Air Force for 6 years where he spent almost all of it in Europe, working on some of America’s finest planes in the world. Frank has a BA from UACT.
His favorite things are Photography, Motorcycles, Music and helping the community. He is ready to change the lives for the children of our charity.
Assistant Creative Director – Jan 2015 – Present