Steve Jesi is a nationally recognized advocate and speaker on the opioid epidemic plaguing the nation today. He has attended meetings at the White House, met with upper-level Washington politicians to help fight for rights of SUD’s and a fundraiser for P.A.A.R.I. After the overdose death of his daughter Stephenie, Steve has taken his daughter’s tragic loss and channeled that energy into a positive beam of light for the opioid crisis. Steve is recently retired as the Senior Area Vice President for ABM Industries a Fortune 500 company. He now serves as a member on the Board of Directors for P.A.A.R.I., he is also a recovery coach working with individuals and families facing substance use disorders (SUD). He holds a business degree from Northeastern University and graduate degree in Management from Cambridge College and resided in Middleton, MA with his wife and two sons. Steve enjoys boating, fishing, and outdoor activities.