Ennio was born in Rosello, province of Chieti in Abruzzo, and came to Washington, DC in 1963 with a Diplomatic Visa and worked in the Embassies of Peru, Brazil and Venezuela. In 1967 Ennio began work with the World Bank, embarking on a career in the computer field, first in the operation of large computer mainframes as Assistant Manager of the Joint Computer Center of the Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and later as an Information Officer, administering the Local Area Network of the Computing Department.
Ennio retired from the World Bank after 31 years of service, and dedicates his time to his many hobbies and enjoys taking trips to Italy, especially to his beloved Rosello. Ennio is one of the founding members of the Society and has served as the 1st Vice President-Programs, 2nd Vice President-Membership, Chairman of the Gala Committee, Editor of the AMHS Notiziario, and more importantly, Ennio was the second President of the Society, serving over 2 terms. Ennio is devoted to the Society, and is particularly proud for helping put the Society on the path that it is today by formalizing the Society’s relations with the Abruzzo and Molise regions, and establishing the Scholarship program.
Ennio is married to Emma, a native of Vasto (Chieti), Abruzzo. They have a son, Roberto, a daughter, Daniela and 2 grandchildren, Sebastian and Sofia.