Athlete of the Month - September 2019


Mario Barraco, 56, President, Farmington Hills

Occupation: President... Electro-matic Integrated EM is a High Tech Electrical Distributor located in Farmington Hills Mi-Largest Siemens Automation distributor in NA. - 240 employees -Celebrating 50 years in business

When did you start at CrossFit Reviver?: February 2017

What is your athletic background?: Lettered in 3 sports at Lanse Cruese North High - Football, Basketball and Baseball - Attempted to play college baseball freshman year at Northwood University- Close to 40 years ago and 40 pounds ago!

What is your favorite and least favorite WOD/movement?: Favorite - Back Squats Least Favorite- Burpee's

What is your great accomplishment? Personal, Professional, and Fitness related:: Personal-Being Married 31 years to wife Anne, getting 2 children Jared and Alyssa thru university where they are self reliant and with jobs, Professional-Working my way up to President of Electro-matic, Fitness related-staying committed with Crossfit

Has CFR made you better? If yes, how so?: I feel much better both physically and mentally.- CFR has forced me to be better organized, thus eliminating a lot of unneccesarry stresses.

What are your hobbies?: Golf and Reading

What are your Top 5 favorite movies?: Godfather, Stripes, Shawshank Redemption, Forest Gump and Bohemian Rhapsody

What is one thing we don’t know about you?: I have a house in Naples FL and I'm partners of 2 Jets pizza's - 1 in Bonita Springs, FL and 1 in North Fort Meyers, FL

What are your goals in life? Personal, Professional, and Fitness related:: Personal: Stay Healthy-Work on Nutrition - Professional: To create enough assets in the next 5 years that will generate enough income so I can retire on my terms. Fitness: To Continuously Improve with Cross Fit