Darren Port

President, Powered by Professionals

Darren Port

Darren is co-founder and CEO of Powered by Professionals (PBP) and currently oversees the Development Division. PBP’s mission is to help make the world a better place by connecting people to volunteer opportunities that have meaning to them or by assisting them in creating and managing their own charitable organization. Under Darren’s leadership, in six short years, PBP has started ten charitable organizations and raised donations totaling over $12 million for its clients, while placing over 1,200 volunteers.

Darren has been an influential member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) since 1994. Darren was a member of the LI and NY’s Board of Directors from 1996 – 1998 and 2001 – 2007. Darren also started the JDRF Young Leadership Committee, which he ran for ten years.

Darren holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Maryland, and resides with his wife Jill and their daughters Erika and Gabrielle in New Jersey. He is an avid sports fan and competitor as proven by his completion of eight New York City Marathons as well as the Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon.

Darren can be reached via e-mail at darren@poweredbyprofessionals.com.