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Jarod Trunzo MBA
Joined Seton Hill
2018
Hometown
Latrobe, PA
Contact Info
jtrunzo@setonhill.edu
(724) 805-0112

Mr. Trunzo is an Adjunct Instructor of Communication at Seton Hill University. He received his undergraduate degree in MIS from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and his MBA from Frostburg State University. He previously worked at St. Vincent College where he helped start the Service Learning Office, which infused community based research and service as enhanced and innovative pedagogy. He has over a decade experience as a professional consultant and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Latrobe Community Revitalization Program. His focus is on project management, change management and professional fundraising/grant writing. He is married to Bridgette Trunzo and is the father of their three young daughters - Gianna Marie, Sophia Gabrielle and Avila Caterina.

Education

  • MBA, Frostburg State University (Frostburg, MD), 2013
  • B.A, University of Pittsburgh (Johnstown, PA) 2003

Awards

  • Top 50 Area Business Leaders, 2018 - Latrobe Bulletin
  • 2018 Governors Award for Building Community Partnerships
  • Excellence in Placemaking Award - The Penn State Extension Smart Growth of PA (2016)
  • 3rd Best Performing Main Street Program in Commonwealth (2016)
  • Non Profit of the Year - GLVVC (2015)

Organizations

  • Board Member, The Latrobe Foundation
  • Vice President, St. Vincent to Latrobe Trail Board

Presentations

  • Trunzo, J. "Urban Canopies as Community and Economic Drivers" Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Annual Conference. (Bedford, PA) June, 2012
  • Trunzo, J. "Integrated Placemaking and Integration" Pennsylvania State University. Penn State Extension Webinar Educational Series (State College, PA), June 2016

Certifications

  • Certified Main Street Manager: Revitalization Academy - Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Achievements

  • National Accreditation - The National Main Street Center: 2014-2016