Frank Valente was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Gettysburg College graduating with a B.S. Political Science. Initially a sports writer and editor of a local newspaper, he moved to Florida to become a sports talk host and talk show producer.
Frank left radio and joined a company that became a nationally recognized leader in direct marketing and data management. He served as Director of Operations for this company for eight years.
Since 2001 Frank has held leadership roles in the animal welfare field serving as CEO of the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast since 2007. During this time the organization has set records in all areas of animal care and consistently received the coveted four star rating from Charity Navigator for fiscal management and transparency.
Frank’s relationship with The Alliance began in 2014 when he started attending family group on Wednesday evening. After hearing the so many moving and receiving support as a group member Frank became more involved in supporting the Alliance. Frank is committed to working toward community education and positive change for people and families affected by eating disorders. Frank, his wife Julia and their dog Bella live in Palm Beach Gardens.