Raz Chorev (@RazChorev)
Raz is a 40 year old marketing executive, working in Social Media. He is a father of 3 young boys (10yo, 8yo, 3yo) and lives in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs with his wife of 11 years.
Raz grew up with a deep understanding of mental health issues due to his mothers’ devotion to her work in the mental health system. He has seen first-hand how depression affects suffers and their families. Raz is a compassionate, proactive man who understands that mental health issues need to be confronted head on.
Raz has been a motorcycle rider for the past 24 years. He decided to combine his professional expertise, personal experience and his love of motorcycle riding to start Riding4aCause.org. The organisation will raise awareness and funds to help depressed men seek and find help.
Andrew Blanda (@AndrewBlanda)
Andrew is a 39 year old father of 2 boys (10yo and 7yo). He is passionate about giving people a chance to show their potential, allowing them to shine. Andrew has over 15 years of professional experience in Learning and Development. He understands human performance, and has seen the debilitating effects depression can have on an individual’s self worth and their ability to reach their true potential.
Andrew is a keen motorcycle rider and has experienced its highs and lows. In 2009, he started ‘My Proactive Life’ to become a better person through proactive participation. Andrew understands the importance of taking charge of your own life. He is highly motivated in seeking avenues where he can help others, and was compelled to become part of Riding4aCause.
Robbie James (@snaglepus)
Robbie is 41 years old with 2 boys (7yo and 8yo). He has worked in professional Web Innovation for the last 10 years and is currently a CTO (Chief Technology Officer). Robbie has a keen interest in technology and how it innovates our lives. He has experience with entrepreneurial start-ups who seek to realise their technological potential.
Robbie rode motorcycles in his younger days but abandoned them, only to pick it up again in 2008 when he fell in love with the new Harley NightRod Special, his latest toy! Robbie’s passionate about mixing his professional life with his motorcycle love and desire to be philanthropic. He has pursued this goal through his own start-up organisation, ‘Its4aCause.com’, as well as by becoming the 3rd musketeer in Riding4aCause!