Nikki Polidori-Hersant is a principal and financial manager of Lanmar Aviation, LLC and Polidori Holdings of CT, Inc. She was also a member of the Board of Managers for Mystic Jet Center, LLC from 2013 - 2015. She has been involved with business management since 2001, including healthcare, commercial real estate and aviation. Nikki and her family currently reside in Stonington, CT. Her son, Dylan, was diagnosed at birth with an ASD and Vascular Ring, Congenital Heart Defects. Dylan, now 13, has undergone two open-heart surgeries and as well as a trachea surgery, which was damaged due to the CHD. Nikki became involved with The Children's Heart Foundation in 2013 after publishing a memoir about Dylan's CHD called "Lamby: A Mother's Journey Through a Twisted Medical System to Save her Son". Nikki is a graduate of Georgetown University, earning a BSN in Nursing, where she is a member of the Alumni Admissions team, and holds a Master's degree in Nursing Administration from New York University. Since 2013, she has also been a private healthcare consultant for local school programs as well as individuals and families. Nikki is a volunteer and advocate for The Genesis Foundation, which raises awareness and funds to treat CHD's in children born in India.