Paul Fioravanti is a New England native, growing up in a family business, and is a proven leader with extensive experience in CEO, COO, CFO, CRO (Chief Restructuring Officer) and president roles, including leading a startup company (specialized transportation and construction services) to the Inc. 500 for four consecutive years. Among his various business transformations, he led the turnaround and sale of the one of the largest NYC metro based wireless infrastructure companies, which was successfully sold to a $4 billion private equity group, and worked on the turnaround and sale of a $250 million recreational marine vessel manufacturer, the fix of a $300 million industrial manufacturer, managed advisory for the divestiture of a healthcare specialty practice chain, and spearheaded a variety of projects in a mix of industries.
Earlier in his career, Paul worked directly for the CEO in a publicly held regional energy holding company as well as privately held companies in construction and infrastructure services, manufacturing, technology, renewable energy, automotive, marine, retail, and transportation logistics. He has also spearheaded successful startups, strategic and financial exits of businesses, led LEAN- and 5S-based process and outcome redesign, and post-merger integrations.
Paul holds three degrees from The University of Rhode Island (BS, MPA, MBA), an advanced degree from Bryant University (CAGS) and is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. He has served as an advisor and board member to a variety of companies and community and civic organizations during his career and has taught MBA- level courses at four different New England universities.