Ray Flynn served as U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican and was elected three terms, as Mayor of Boston. During his political career, Ambassador Flynn had the privilege of working with Popes, Presidents and Prime Ministers, and was honored to be personal friends with Catholic Saints. Before entering politics, Flynn was an All-American basketball player at Providence College and was voted to the All American-Academic Team by the Nations Sportswriters in 1963. He was voted Most Valuable Player in the National Invitational Tournament in Madison Square Garden, while leading Providence College to the national championship. Flynn received his Master's Degree in Education at Harvard University. He is a well-respected author and national public speaker on the topics of politics, religion and nutritional wellness. Ambassador Flynn continues his ongoing efforts to find a cure for his grandson, who has a rare neurological disorder. He participates in events and conferences around the world, including the Vatican Adult Stem Cell Conference in Rome; collaborating with scientists and experts on new findings and research in the Adult Stem Cell field; in the hope of finding a cure for his grandson and other children. Ambassador Flynn is on the Advisory Board of Stemtech International, a leader in the field of stem cell nutrition.