My name is Sonia Laura Castaneda-Piacente. Born and raised in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, I have spent the majority of my life living blissfully happy in Texas. I lived in Utah for 3 years while growing up and getting educated. I graduated with a degree in Medical Assisting, moved back to Dallas and began working as a Medical Assistant for a Family Medical office. I also worked in the Emergency Room of a major hospital in Dallas. I found my true calling when I started working for a Colo-Rectal Surgical office as a Surgical Coordinator.
It was during that period in my life that I met a certain man who would change everything. In 2007, I began a new chapter in life when I married my Italian husband. In 2009, I said good-bye to my job, my friends, my family and my life and moved 5,000 miles to Torino. In 2010, we added a limb to our family tree with the birth of our daughter V.
Carlo Piacente was born and raised in Torino. Spending his life with a passion for learning, Carlo graduated from the Politecnico as an Electrical Engineer. In 2006, we was sent by his Italian company to Ft. Worth, Texas and remained a contract worker for Lockheed Martin for 2 years. In September 2006, we met and had our first date. By the end of October we were engaged and spent New Years in Torino meeting the family. In November 2008, we found out that Carlo’s contract would not be renewed and thus began the process of relocation. Carlo is the creative force and consultant behind TurinLove.
We thank you for joining us and hope you love Turin as much as we do!