Dr. Joseph B. Mosca
Spring 1989 – Present
Associate Professor, Department of Management and Leadership
Contact: mosca [@] monmouth [dot] edu
Joseph B. Mosca, Associate Professor, Department of Management and Leadership at Monmouth University’s Leon Hess Business School, is a member of the graduate faculty. Dr. Mosca earned his doctorate at New York University with a focus on management, technology, and education.
He specializes in human relations and the effects of technology and education on management and organizational behavior. Current research interests are the interactive effects of technology and education relating to employees and management. Included in his research are the effects of the global marketplace on organizational structures and their cultures. This research is complemented by more than twenty-five years of corporate-level administration in diverse areas: human resources, operations of services, operations of manufacturing, procurement, inventory control systems, office technology systems analysis, and marketing. As a practitioner, his role of corporate director of operations services included areas such as: supermarkets, warehousing and distribution, human resources, discount stores, incentives programs, labor relations, and materials handling management.
Current major areas of teaching experiences are: human resource management, human relations, management and organizational behavior, coaching and team development, and management of technology. In addition to responding to the dynamic changes in the management of human resources, he has developed a course in human relations with a focus on leadership, cultural diversity, employee needs, education, benefits, and the legal environment.
Scholarly accomplishments include winning The Academy of Strategic and Organizational Leadership Distinguished Paper Award, and publishing articles in the New England Business Journal, the Journal of Public Personnel Management, the Journal of Management in Practice, the Future Research Quarterly, and the Journal of Employment Counseling. Dr. Mosca has presented papers at Moscow State University (USSR), The University of Paris (France), and The University of Dublin (Ireland).
He has been the recipient of teaching awards, is a member of the Association of Management and the Human Resource Association, and is a peer reviewer for The New England Business Journal and the Association for Global Business Journal.
Dr. Mosca resides with his wife, Josephine, in Eatontown, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
August 2016 – Present
COO, Managing Director, Head of Institutional Operations
Contact: deltabetaCD [@] sigmapi [dot] org
The following is adapted from LinkedIn: Michael is a highly motivated business professional with approximately 10 years of finance, global trading, and operational experience. He has a proven ability to analyze business segments, highlight inefficiencies, and develop the appropriate course of action to eliminate such inefficiencies. Mike has been recognized for outstanding communication skills, his ability to lead while managing change, and engineering data solutions keeping pace in a dynamic business environment.
Mike’s ultimate career goal is to become a successful businessman driven on principles of diligence, dedication, and developing lasting relationships.
Mike resides with his wife, Sara, and two children in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Dr. Joseph V. Palazzolo
Former Chapter Advisor
August 2003 – August 2006; August 2010 – August 2016
Program Director, Education & Early Care
Contact: joe1897 [@] gmail [dot] com
Joe was first appointed as Chapter Advisor for Delta-Beta (ΔΒ) Chapter of ΣΠ Fraternity in August 2003. Prior to graduating, Joe served as (ΔΒ Chapter’s Sage (President) for two terms during 2001 and 2002. He also served as the Social Chairman, Fundraising Chairman, Community Service Chairman, Risk Management Chairman, and Assistant New Member Educator. Outside of ΔΒ Chapter, Joe was a member of several honor societies and served as the President of the Inter-Fraternity Council at Monmouth University.
Once he was appointed Chapter Advisor, Joe focused on several core programming items including maintaining and improving on the Chapter’s tradition of excellence, upgrading all areas of chapter operations, alumni development, and fundraising for chapter scholarships and other purposes. In support of these efforts, he joined with several other alumni to found the Jersey Shore Alumni Club in July 2004. Further, in support of his efforts to raise money to support the active chapter’s academic and educational pursuits, he created the ΔΒ Chapter Educational Fund with the Sigma Pi Educational Foundation in December 2005.
For his efforts, Joe was recognized with Sigma Pi Fraternity’s Lyle H. Smith Award for Most Outstanding Chapter Advisor for the 2002 – 2004 biennium and again for the 2004 – 2006 biennium. In August 2006, Joe was appointed to serve as New Jersey Province Archon, making him responsible for the results of all chapters and alumni clubs across the state. His efforts in building the New Jersey Province into a powerful region of the Fraternity were recognized when he was awarded the Curtis G. Shake Award for Most Outstanding Province Archon for the 2006 – 2008 biennium. In August 2008, he was also elected to serve a four-year term on the Sigma Pi Educational Foundation‘s Board of Trustees. He served as the Foundation’s Treasurer from August 2010 through August 2012. He did not seek re-election when his term expired so he could spend more time developing the programs at ΔΒ Chapter, where he resumed his role as Chapter Advisor in 2010.
Joe served as Chapter Advisor again until August 2016, when he was elected to serve as the Vice President (Grand Second Counselor) of Sigma Pi Fraternity’s Grand Council. In 2018, Joe was elected as Sigma Pi Fraternity’s Grand Sage (International President), marking the first time that a ΔΒ Chapter alumnus was elected to the Fraternity’s highest position. Joe filed to run for re-election as Grand Sage, marking the first time in 70 years that a Grand Sage filed to run for a second term. He was unopposed in this effort and is serving a second term as Grand Sage through the 2020 – 2022 biennium.
Joe works for a statewide, nonprofit loan fund where he and his team manage just under $1 billion in community investments around New Jersey. He focuses on providing financing to charter schools, early care centers, colleges, supportive housing, commercial projects, and small businesses located in economically distressed areas across the state. He is also an Instructor at Monmouth University’s Leon Hess Business School where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on ethics, strategic management, and business analysis. Previously, Joe served as an online instructor for Thomas Edison State University where he instructed the university’s nonprofit management curriculum. In addition to these activities, Joe owns several successful small businesses and volunteers for nonprofit organizations in his community.
Joe graduated from Monmouth University in 2003 with a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in English and minors in Philosophy, History, and Political Science. In 2006, he graduated from the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University with a Master of the Arts Degree in Public Policy with a concentration in Community Development. He also earned a Graduate Certificate as a Public Relations Specialist from Monmouth University in January 2011 and Post-Master’s Certificate in Curriculum Studies in May 2014. In 2018, Joe graduated from the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California with a Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Change and Leadership.
Joe currently resides in Tinton Falls, Monmouth County, New Jersey.