The People


Mike Cutino has been a leading publisher and businessman in the New York City region for almost 40 years. As owner of Global Entity Media, he has served as CEO of Nightlife Magazine, New York Sportscene, Billboards on Wheels and the Drive Tee. An accounting major at SUNY Farmingdale, Cutino has parlayed his business experience and philanthropic mindset to help many individuals in need over the years. As Chairman of the New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation, Cutino has spearheaded many events and collaborative opportunities to help his community and to help our children. As he often says, “People won’t remember what you’ve done for them but they will remember how you made them feel.”


Fran Petito has had a vast career in the media industry for over 40 years working as Publisher, Corporate President, Fashion & Beauty Editor, Celebrity Interviewer, Writer & Photographer, Public Speaker, Motivator, Marketing & Advertising Expert, Personal Safety Advocate and Mentor. A graduate of New York Institute of Technology, she has always been an avid philanthropist holding many charitable positions over the years. She currently serves as President of the New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation and the Executive Vice President of Yes We Care, Inc. She has been nominated for the National Women’s Hall of Fame of Suffolk County and the Long Island Business News Top 50 Long Island Business Women Award. Among the awards she has won include NYS Woman of Distinction and Woman of the Year for the International Federation of Business and Professional Women.


Frank Lombardo, Esq is an attorney and local philanthropist. Following his graduation from St. Johns University, he attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. His Law career began in 1987 and he has litigated and tried cases to verdict in the New York and Federal District Courts for over 25 years. He also has great experience in the field of local philanthropy serving as special consultant to the Board of Directors of the Long Island Blues Society and sits on the Board of Directors for the Blues by the Bay Music Festival and the New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation. He is currently the Event Chairman for the Angela Lombardo Blues Raiser and also the 3rd annual New York Sportscene Celebrity Golf Classic charity event that raises needed funds for the Foundation and its mission.


Erin DiPierro has been in the medical field for over 9 years, earning her New York State Certification in Literacy Education and Master of Arts Degree from LI University and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Child Study, New York State Certification in Early Childhood and Education and New York State Certification in Students with Disabilities from St. Joseph’s College. Erin is a member of Dementia Care Professionals of America and has a Qualified Dementia Care Provider Certificate. She has also been certified in First Aid/CPR/AED. Her credentials include Recreation Therapist and Certified Dementia Care Provider working with Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients and the Director of Therapeutic Recreation and Volunteer Services for a local Nursing and Rehabilitation facility. Erin serves on the Executive Board as Secretary/Treasurer and Executive Assistant to the President for the New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation. Erin works with other team members to coordinate multiple charitable events each year and oversees mailings, spreadsheets, accounting and is trusted with sensitive information including high profile celebrities. Erin is Customer Service Representative for the foundation’s counter collection box program and a Team Leader for the NYSCF Teen Ambassador program.