A native of Liverpool, New York, Mr. Tripoli received a B.A. from Hamilton College and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. After four years as a banker (Corporate Cash Management), on both U.S. coasts, he relocated to Italy to serve as the Special Assistant to the Minister of Economic Affairs for the Republic of San Marino. For the next twenty years, Mr. Tripoli traveled the world as a Management Consultant for a group of multi-national companies headquartered in Kuwait. Since February of 2008, he has been the Executive Director of the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA), a private nonprofit association of heritage-related museums, educational and research centers, attractions, and retail venues in Onondaga County, New York. Mr. Tripoli is also Vice President, and a founding member, of the Board of Directors of the Cathedral Square Development Corporation, a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the Cathedral Square Neighborhood Association, Thursday Morning Roundtable, and several committees for Syracuse University’s South Side Initiative and the Connective Corridor. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Syracuse Convention & Visitors’ Bureau and was appointed by Mayor Stephanie Miner to serve on the Board of Directors of the Downtown Committee of Syracuse. He is also the chair of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Path Through History” project for the Central New York region. Mr. Tripoli is a 2010 recipient of the YWCA’s Academy of Diversity Achievers Award. He resides in the city of Syracuse and at Montario Point, on the shores of Lake Ontario in Jefferson County.
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