WHO WE ARE

Peppo Biscarini

Born and raised in Milano Italy, he came to the States at 18 to study and swim. Attended UCSD and San Diego State University and graduated in `84 with a degree in International Marketing.
2 World Titles and one World Record in finswimming at age 15 (24 hours swim marathon), 6 Italian National swimming titles, all American with 4 U.S. National records.
A serious back injury in early ’83 precluded him from ’84 Olympics dream.
Best US athlete at the 1998 Freediving World Championship and National record holder, in dynamic and static apnea.
Career spans from modeling and acting, to real estate, manufacturing and consulting (US Navy SEALS, Lockheed and startup companies including a successful IPO). The involvement in the financial sector (hedge funds) brought him back to Italy in 2000 to establish the first Italian Hedgefund marketing/consulting firm.
A higher calling in June of 2000 brought Jane and Peppo to fulltime Christian work. At first recruited by Campus Crusade for Christ and working with Executive Ministry in Palm Beach; subsequently (2004) in Rome with Greater Europe Mission as the field Director for Italy. In 2010 he opens the 1st Young Life club in Italy and in 2011 he establishes Via Veritas Inc. a non-profit involved in evangelism via small groups and special projects with youth. In 2012 he moves with Jane to Manfredonia (S. Italy) and within 3 months they establish a new local church. In the summer of 2013 the whole family moves to Chattanooga, TN. While there he institutes a sister city relationship between Manfredonia and Chattanooga in order to formalize evangelistic efforts between the 2 countries. More on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppo_Biscarini

Jane Biscarini

Born and raised in Rancho Santa Fe, California in a strong Christian family (3rd of 4 children)
Accomplished varsity gymnast and state medal winner (12 years), varsity head cheerleader and choreographer.
5 years college at the University of the Pacific and University of Southern California (business/communication major) Member of the Delta Gamma sorority. Former flight attendant for Continental airlines (5 years) and then Account Executive with AT&T and Lucent 3 years (Achievers Club winner for top sales). Now mother of 2 (Marco 25 and Isabella 19) Joined Campus Crusade for Christ with Peppo in 2000 and came to Italy under GEM in 2004. Co-founder of Via Veritas Inc. Living in Italy, she became passionate about cooking. As of March 2017  Peppo and Jane are back in Puglia and planted a church in Manfredonia.

Marco Biscarini

Marco 26, graduated in the summer of 2014 from UCSD with a degree in neuroscience and a  minor in business. After a short stint as an entrepreneur in the IT world he is co-owner, with his bride, of Vibrant Meals- a successful meal prep and delivery service. He also leads a Bible study group at the local Calvary Chapel and spearheads “Christian chats” among the entrepreneur community in Chattanooga.

Isabella Biscarini

Isabella 21, is a Junior at Westmont College in Santa Barbara majoring in economics. Her goal is to pursue a career in hotel management after having had work experience with the Four Season Hotel.  She has been selected to attend a First Liberty Fellowship in DC which advocates religious freedom

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