John J. Polizzotto is the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. He brings over thirty years of experience providing the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the firm has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the firm and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. He has been trained as a Black Belt in the Lean Six Sigma methodology, acting as a change agent to instill a business process management culture throughout the various organizations he has supported. Mr. Polizzotto’s expertise includes supporting the development of start-up businesses to Fortune 500 companies while managing in excess of 150 employees within major revenue producing divisions.
The hallmark of Mr. Polizzotto’s career has been his unwavering commitment to every law firm and financial institution in which he has served. With a tireless work ethic, he is fully invested in advancing strategic objectives while treating every business as if it were his own. As a highly versatile and skilled Chief Operating Officer, he effectively directs day to day operations and identifies solutions to challenging issues. Known for his collaborative leadership style, he motivates teams to top performance. His expertise includes operations & financial leadership, strategic planning, revenue growth, budget oversight, risk management, information technology, marketing & business development, vendor relations, facilities management, human resources & employee benefits, conference & event management, and philanthropic endeavors.
Mr. Polizzotto has been responsible for the opening of multiple offices for his employers on a domestic and international level, while obtaining the proper licenses needed with each governing authority to conduct business within that jurisdiction. He has successfully raised funds through his study of grant writing while serving as a member of the board of directors for various educational and charitable organizations within his community. He has completed coursework in Understanding & Solving Complex Business Problems at the MIT Sloan School of Management as well as the Dale Carnegie Program in How to Win Friends & Influence People.
Mr. Polizzotto graduated from St. Francis College with a BS in Accounting.