Editor’s note: Johnson & Johnson has more than 128,000 employees around the world. Throughout 2014, we’re going to bring you their unique stories. Whether they are employees who work with a nonprofit, mentor children, or simply volunteer at their local soup kitchen, we want to show that small acts of kindness can make big changes in the world we live in. These stories have inspired us, and we hope they’ll inspire you, too.
“Those who can lead have an obligation to do so, in the realm of citizenship…” General Robert Wood Johnson, 1949
Name: Frank Artayet
Position/J&J Company: Senior Project Manager at Janssen Supply Chain
Frank Artayet, Senior Project Manager for Janssen Supply Chain, is a cyclist and fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, LiveStrong Challenge, Tour de Cure, and Bike-A-Thon events. He also volunteers as an assistant head coach for the Valley Forge Colonials, a tier II ice hockey program in Northeastern Pennsylvania. “Life is too short. You must not take your community, family and friends for granted. By volunteering in athletic events or sports, you have the opportunity of improving someone’s life, being a mentor to young athletes all while staying active and fit. This is a win-win opportunity.”