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    Posted February 15, 2014 by

    Filippo Cardone Shares Small Fortune

    “Other than being able to do what I love everyday, I feel that I am a lucky person because I actually won a $63,000 jackpot from a slot machine in Vegas,” explains Filippo. Lucky indeed, he explained that he was just strolling through the casino of the hotel he was staying at and just randomly decided to play a little slot machine. With his luck, he turned $100 into $63,000 with just one press of a button.
    This intelligent and confident 35 year old Newport Beach resident is known to be a go-getter. According to a close family friend, Cardone is constantly taking the initiative to get things done. “People forget that they only have one life to live,” shares Filippo Cardone, “they forget and they don’t live or even enjoy it.”When it comes to living and enjoying life, Filippo Cardone is an expert. “I’m a doer, not a talker,” says Cardone.
    For a living, Filippo Cardone builds homes and condos. He is an independent contractor and is fortunate enough to own his own company, Empire Contractors LTD. Starting from the bottom working for other companies and juggling many side jobs, Filippo Cardone worked hard and stayed determined which lead him to starting his own business. “I honestly think I am a very lucky person,” states Filippo Cardone, “for 17 years I’ve been able to what I love to do and that’s building things.”
    Being a contractor is already time consuming itself but the fact that he owns his own business as well has gotten Filippo working all the time leaving him with little time for himself. Even though Filippo Cardone is dedicated in his work and his company, he always finds the time to enjoy himself. He is an avid traveler. Having been to London, Europe, Hawaii and other tropical islands, Filippo plans on checking Bora Bora off of his checklist.
    For three years Filippo has volunteered for Big Brother and Big Sister. He’s been a loving and dedicated Big Brother to a young boy who had no father or brother to look up to. Filippo’s Little Brother was an orphan so he made sure to be a great positive influence in is life. Every other week, Filippo Cardone would visit his Little Brother and take him out to eat, go karting, movies, ball games, arcades and other fun activities that keep kids off the streets. Seeing how small things can make such a big difference to someone made Filippo realize to not take anything for granted.
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