About

Men of Business is the brainchild of a select group of influential business owners on the Gold Coast who recognized that there are more than 500 teenage boys who fall through the cracks of the system each year on the Gold Coast alone.

Most programs designed to help, have rigid criteria and inflexible hours. The MOB joined forces with Ohana Career Pathways to pay something back by 'paying it forward' to the next generation.

The fundamentals of a balanced lifestyle have been synergized into a highly energetic and interactive mentoring program based on healthy lifestyles and attitudes that define the participant's journey toward manhood.

Dedicated individuals deliver personal training, one on one mentoring and life coaching, with goals and outcomes derived on a case by case basis. The program is designed to fit around education hours and also assists with job placement.

The MOB's goal is to grow this vital program across the Gold Coast region. Like all programs of this type however, it receives only a small percentage of its running costs from Government, and therefore needs your support.


Trainers

All of our trainers are from The Healthy Lifestyle Club on the Gold Coast.
The Healthy Lifestyle Club is located on Upton Street in Bundall and offers a range of Personal Training, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy and Health Assessments.
Their trainers specialise in

  • strength and conditioning
  • sports performance
  • muscle gain
  • weight loss
  • power, speed and agility
  • and sports specific training

To find out more about the Healthy Lifestyle Clinic, go to the website www.hlclinic.com.au


Board Members

Marco Renai
Marco Renai
Our CEO Marco Renai, leads the organization creating the business plan, the vision and the passion for the team to follow. Marco founded the MOB in 2011 after volunteering for Youth at Risk in Government programs. After realising that there was no specific male youth at Risk tailored programs he went back to his business community and piloted the first MOB program. The program has currently mentored over 1000 Gold Coast youth and is licensing chapters Australia wide to support Youth at Risk and Men’s Health. He has been in business on the Gold Coast for 22 years and is passionate about creating better futures for the youth of today.
Kamila Karwaj
Kamila Karwaj
National Business Manager, Men of Business
Administrates MOB and runs our marketing. They also look after the communications across all engaged parties. Kamila Karwaj has been on the Gold Coast for 8 years, coming from Brisbane. She has over 15 years high level corporate Administration and Executive Assistant experience. Over 5 years as a Personal Trainer with her own business, Kamila shows experience in training, group fitness and business. As an Athletics Australia Running and Sporting Schools Coach, she has experience in working with children as young as 2 years of age through to teens. She is passionate and committed to help individuals maximise their potential.
Damien Gow
Damien Gow
Program Facilitator, Men of Business
Damien comes from spending 13 years in the Australian Army where he first learned to instruct. Over that time, he was able to sharpen his instructor skills by doing everything from teaching recruits when they first join the Army to instructing and mentoring more senior members in promotion courses. Whilst doing this he discovered a passion for both health and fitness as well as helping people. With MOB Damien has been able to combine two of his greatest passions and help these young men become better versions of themselves.

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