Community Rehabilitation Provider
What is your connection with SSB?
I am a technology vendor providing services to consumers of SSB.
Freeport, New York.
What do you do for fun outside of work?
I play a sport called Beep Baseball. I am the Captain of the Minnesota Millers (mnmillers.org) and Secretary for the National Beep Baseball Association (nbba.org).
What book is on your nightstand?
A digital book on my Victor Reader Stream (Redemption, David Baldacci).
Who or what inspires you?
What inspires me is the individual who is new to using technology, who absorbs all that they can and can freely and consistently communicate with me electronically in ways they never thought they could 6 months ago. My daughter Kaylee (10 years old) inspires me to keep learning and to stay on top of what new is coming out and changing.
A personal accomplishment that makes you proud?
Having an award established and maintained in my name for the National Beep Baseball Association – “The Stephen Guerra Humanitarian Award”. It was established in 2016. This award was created on the belief of seeing the good in others around me and empowering others based on their skills.
What was the first job you ever had?
I was the creator and individual who maintained the first Braille lending library as part of a public library in Freeport, New York, 1985 – 1991.
Any hidden talents?
I can do several impersonations and voices. I am a musician and have the ability to make others belly laugh.
Something about you that most people don’t know?
I am superstitious, obsessive compulsive and private. Secretly want to enter in the national hotdog eating contest.
Something you’re looking forward to?
The Beep Baseball World Series, Tulsa, Oklahoma, July 28 – August 4, 2019.
If you could trade places with someone for a day, who would it be?
The President of the United States, Donald Trump; a police or fire communications dispatcher.