An alumnus, a parent, and board of trustee member, Joe Hassan has lived every aspect of the Raider Family experience.
He attributes his success in business and family to the network he developed as a student and has seen his children find similar greatness in the opportunities they have at their fingertips.
Giving to Gulliver is a point of pride and an opportunity that Joe feels everyone in the Gulliver community should participate in.
“Great institutions stay great by always innovating and reinventing new ways to attract the best people, and as a school, create new methods of teaching and learning.”
Explain how your experience at Gulliver Prep prepared you for success in life.
Gulliver provided me with a great balance of extracurriculars, athletics, academics and friendship. The combination of these things enabled me to create a wonderful professional network, as well as a like-minded friendship group which only fueled my success.
Why is it important for Gulliver Prep to continue to transform and innovate?
Gulliver has always been a leader in educational excellence. Great leaders or institutions stay great by always innovating, and reinventing new ways to attract the best people, and as a school, create new methods of teaching and learning. This is paramount to any organization. The new buildings at the MK campus are testament to this innovative spirit.
What does being a Gulliver Raider (or Raider Family) mean to you?
Simply put, it means that I am part of something great. I am proud to be a Gulliver Raider. It has provided me with a sense of confidence that I don’t think I would have gotten at another school. To this day, all my closest and dearest friends are Gulliver alums. We still travel together, and socialize together. I consider them my chosen family.
Why is it important for other families to invest in the future of Gulliver Prep?
As an alum, it is always important to give back to a school that has helped shape your future. Investing in the future of Gulliver is important because it will help provide the generations to come even better opportunities for their success in life, and continue a legacy we can all be proud of.