Vlad is the founder of Ormos Charity. He had a vision of forming an organization which works with disadvantaged youth in the former Soviet Union after becoming a volunteer with a youth club in Moldova. Vlad was born in Kyrgyzstan and grew up in Moldova. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Education from the State University of Moldova, and a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the Moldovan Academy of Economic Studies.
Since 2001, Vlad has been living in Canada where he has worked in the banking industry. Simultaneously, Vlad has been volunteering with a home-based hospice in Toronto, charities helping patients with leukemia in Moldova and Russia as well as other organizations. Vlad has worked with missions and relief organizations helping rebuild communities destroyed by the hurricanes in the United States and assisting with the development of microfinancing programs in Eastern Europe. All this experience has provided him with a good grasp of the needs of various communities which he further enhanced with MBA in Community Economic Development from Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia in 2015.