“I have a tremendous amount of gratitude for people who believed in me or were kind enough to give me an opportunity. With that in mind, this is a quote from Henri Frederic Amiel that I try to live by: ‘Thankfulness may consist merely of words, gratitude is shown in acts."
Angelina Milo and her family moved to the U.S. from Sicily when she was a young girl. They brought their rich Italian culture and belief that the community was their extended family. “There were so many people who were just so gracious and helped us transition into the culture. My family members are strong believers in paying it forward,” says Milo, a proud mother of two who credits everything she’s accomplished to her upbringing. Descending from a long line of entrepreneurs — and growing up working in her family’s garden center business — she learned to think like a business owner. “I’ve been a part of the entrepreneurial process growing up, and that’s what drives me professionally. How can we help solve a problem or help you sleep at night?”