Born in 1968, Mimmo Arena is married and father of two children, and he is an executive at Impresa Sociale and an Italian Cooperator. For over one decade – from 2014 to 2014 – he was Chairman of Legacoop Messina and its 178 member cooperatives. From 2011 to 2014 he was a member of the Executive Committee of Legacoop Sicily and he was appointed Vice Chairman in February 2015. He is a member of the National Legacoop Management Board, vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of Rete Italiana Salute e Benessere promoted by the bank Banca Prossima – Gruppo Banca Intesa and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Banco di Credito Cooperativo Antonello da Messina. At present, he is also Chairman of the Consortium of Social Cooperatives Sisifo and Sole Administrator of SSR Messina.