Thomas Spinelli was born in Staten Island, New York and now resides in Holmdel, New Jersey. In his early years he attended Monsignor Farrell High school, Saint John’s University and Columbia University. He has an MBA in Business Administration and Taxation. His other studies include Administrative Finance. He holds a NYS License as a Certified Public Accountant. His career started as a college instructor in the field of Business. Then he opened his own accounting firm where he was instrumental in assisting several of the firms’ clients to enter the public arena. Later, he moved on to build a building supply and equipment rental firm, which he then sold to a subsidiary of Mellon Bank. He then headed two general contracting firms and three real estate development companies. For the past ten years Mr. Spinelli was involved in the sale and distribution of highly efficient lighting products. In 2009, he founded North American Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc. D/B/A MHT Lighting and constructed its US manufacturing facility for energy efficient lighting products in Staten Island, New York where he works today. His experience is vast and diversified.