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Joseph V. Palazzolo, Ed.D.

Instructor


Department
Management and Leadership
Office
Bey Hall 233
Phone
732-263-5446
Email
jpalazzo@monmouth.edu
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Joseph V. Palazzolo, Ed.D.

Dr. Palazzolo is an Instructor in the Management and Leadership department within the Leon Hess Business School (LHBS) and began his teaching career at Monmouth University (MU) in 2007. In addition to his responsibility at the LHBS, Dr. Palazzolo is a Program Director at New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC). Since he joined NJCC in 2006, Dr. Palazzolo has deployed more than $200 million in community development investments supporting nearly a billion dollars of real estate development, small business entrepreneurship, and arts-based projects throughout New Jersey. He is a nationally-recognized leader in facility financing for innovative education programs and a thought leader in New Jersey’s nonprofit community. He also owns and is the managing director of several small businesses, each with an international footprint.

Outside of his professional obligations, Dr. Palazzolo is an award-winning volunteer for Sigma Pi Fraternity, International. This service includes volunteering as Monmouth University’s off-campus alumni advisor and his current service as the Chairman of the Fraternity’s International Board of Directors. Dr. Palazzolo has also served as a consultant to Monmouth University’s Interfraternity Council and Greek Senate. He is a founding member of both his local parish’s Knights of Columbus Council and the Monmouth University Knights of Columbus Council. Within the MU community, Dr. Palazzolo is a former member of the Athletics Department’s Blue/White Leadership Committee and the current Faculty Advisor for the men’s tennis team.

Education

Ed.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Post-Master’s Certificate, Curriculum Studies, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

Graduate Certificate, Public Relations Specialist, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

M.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

B.A., Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

Research Interests

Teaching interests and areas of expertise include leadership, organizational strategy, professional communication, entrepreneurship, ethical and socially responsible business operations, and nonprofit board development.

Professional Presentations

Professional Presentations and Panels

(2021). Creative Financing for Creative Placemaking, National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, Online.

(2020). Charter Schools & Community Facility Financing, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

(2019). Understanding NJ’s Successful “Friends of” Facilities Financing Experiment, New Jersey Charter Schools Association’s Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

(2018). Charter School Facilities & Financing, New Jersey Charter Schools Association’s Annual Conference, Newark, NJ.

(2018). Rutgers Alumni Entrepreneur Panel, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

(2017). Charter Schools & New Markets Tax Credits, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

(2017). Facility Financing Lessons from the Real World, New Jersey Charter Schools Association’s Annual Conference, Newark, NJ.

(2016). A Conversation with Non-Traditional and Traditional Muni Buyers, SMITH’s High-Yield Municipal Bond Conference, Greenwich, CT.

(2016). Putting Together a Winning Project Team, New Jersey Charter Schools Association’s Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

(2015). Essential Questions About Facility Finance, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

(2014). The Benefits & Economic Impact of Child Care Services for Towns, New Jersey State League of Municipalities’ Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

(2013). Financing Charter School Facilities, National Charter School Resource Center, National Webinar, Washington, DC.

Selected Volunteer Presentations

(2021).  Data-Driven Leadership: The Future by the Numbers, Monmouth University’s 5th Annual Monmouth LEADS Conference, West Long Branch, NJ.

(2020). Data-Driven Leadership: What the Data Says About the Future of FSL, Monmouth University’s 4th Annual Monmouth LEADS Conference, West Long Branch, NJ.

(2019). Living Leadership: Meetings, Managing Members, Recruiting Members, & More. Monmouth University’s 3rd Annual Monmouth LEADS Conference, West Long Branch, NJ.

(2018). Nonprofit Boards of Directors, Sigma Pi Fraternity, International’s Mid-Year Leadership Conference, St. Louis, MO.

(2016). Best Practices for Undergraduate Interaction, Sigma Pi Fraternity, International’s Mid-Year Leadership Conference, St. Louis, MO.

(2015). True Greek Leadership, Sigma Pi Fraternity, International’s New Jersey Province, Orange, NJ.

Awards

2013
NJCSA Advocate of the Year

Courses

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Business Analysis, Research and Communication (BM 510)
  • Corporate Governance and Organizational Ethics (BM 660)
  • Ethics, Diversity, and Social Responsibility (BM 327)
  • Strategic Management (BM 490)