Mike Finoia, Founder and Presenter of CARE Campaign University, is a standup comedian and public speaker based out of New York City. He is the host of “Finer Things w/ Mike Finoia” on the Compound Media Network, “JamCast” on ITunes and Art19, and a regular co-host on Sirius XM’s “The Bonfire” on Comedy Central Channel 95.
Mike is a touring comedian, working all the major clubs across North America, as well as theaters as an opening act for TruTV’s Impractical Jokers. He has been showcased and featured in Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival & Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Tour.
Mike developed CARE Campaign to motivate tomorrow’s leaders to practice compassion, acceptance, responsibility & empathy in their decision-making, and to stay open to the amazing journey they have embarked upon.
Mike Finoia is the first college graduate in his family, and he didn’t stop there. By 21 he was a published author, a music journalist, and by 23 he obtained his Masters of Science in Secondary Education. After many interesting career stops, he is now a standup comedian & public speaker with a beautiful wife and a perfect Pit Bull.
The journey was not an easy one.
Mike has battled severe ADHD & Anxiety throughout his life. Forced to financially support himself from a young age, he worked full time throughout college to chip away at his mountain of debt. As a youth peer counselor turned educator, Mike has witnessed both sides of the social spectrum; from acceptance to loss, empathy to catastrophe, love to hate. Through resilience and acceptance he has persevered and overcome these obstacles, and is dedicated to sharing his story with tomorrow’s leaders today. Through personal stories, Mike brings lessons and messages to today’s college student with humor and passion.
CARE Campaign U maintains a “focused flexibility”, meaning that each session can be altered to fit specific setting, location, and atmosphere without sacrificing content. From workshops, keynotes, and town halls, CCU invites interaction and student / staff involvement to truly deliver a unique and memorable experience.
- Stress Relief & Management
- Leadership Development
- Title IX
- Cyber Citizenship
- School Climate Training
- Responsibility for Conduct
- Community Service
- Transition Management
- Dating Safety