Robert A. Castellani was recently awarded the Order of the Palmetto, the state’s highest civilian honor. He was also named to the Kennedy Center’s board of trustees.
He is a U.S. Air Force veteran who served nine years as a pararescueman. Following his military career, he founded North American Rescue LLC to develop innovative medical/rescue solutions.
His most recent initiative, Silent Tears, launched in 2013 to support centers that help survivors of domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault.