FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRO-MARK JOINS FORCES WITH PAT GESUALDO AND D.A.D.
LANDING, NJ (October 1, 2007) – Pro-Mark Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer dedicated exclusively to the design, production, and distribution of drumsticks, mallets, and percussion accessories, has joined forces with the celebrated drum virtuoso Pat Gesualdo, and his non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities).
In a joint statement, Pro-Mark’s Director of Sales Worldwide said, “Through the D.A.D. Program, Pat Gesualdo has been working diligently for years to raise public awareness as to the benefits of playing drums and the positive affects it has on people with learning disabilities. We are very happy to be a part of his efforts going forward, and to welcome him to our family of product endorsers.”
“The D.A.D. Program is extremely grateful to have Pro-Mark’s support,” said D.A.D. President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “All of the D.A.D. Program drum therapists throughout the world use a wide variety of the high quality products that Pro-Mark is known for. This enables us to integrate our program even more effectively.”
Celebrated drum virtuoso Pat Gesualdo beat a severe battle with a disability as a child, and went on to pioneer the Healing Art of Drum Therapy. Gesualdo is also the Founder/CEO of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities.) Psychologists, neuroscientists, law enforcement agencies, special needs therapists, child protective service agencies, and teachers in over 15 countries use the D.A.D. Program to help the special needs population develop physical and cognitive functioning. D.A.D. is the top 5% most viewed profile on LinkedIn.
D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo was invited to the White House to meet the President, in an effort to have D.A.D. help wounded soldiers. The U.S. Department of State brought D.A.D. to Israel, to help disabled Israeli and Palestinian children in the West Bank region. Numerous celebrities, sports stars, major corporations, and community leaders join with D.A.D. to help children fight disabilities on a Global basis.