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business educator

Joseph Louis Cavinato, business educator. Certified purchasing manager. Recipient Outstanding Teaching award Pennsylvania State University, 1974, 79, 85, University Georgia, 1978, Outstanding Master of Business Administration Teaching award, 1992, 94-95.


Cavinato, Joseph Louis was born on April 5, 1944 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Louis and Margaret (Bolash) Cavinato.


Bachelor of Business Administration, American University, 1966. Master of Business Administration, American University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1975.


Analyst Transportation Association American, Washington, 1966-1967. Distribution systems analyst Chessie R.R., Baltimore, 1967-1969. Distribution manager Marketing Publications, Washington, 1969-1971.

Assistant professor University Georgia, Athens, 1975-1978. Associate professor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1978. Board directors Decathlon Data Systems, Boulder, Colorado, Pennsylvania State Federal Credit Union, University Park, Acquisition Research and Development Center, Pegasus International, South Africa, Ultra Pure Technology.

Consultant General Electric, since 1978, Arthur D. Little, since 1988, Digital, Lockheed, 1989, Unilever Plc., since 1993, European Democrat Students Corporation, since 1994. Faculty Center for Executive and Organizational Development, since 1992. Presenter in field, North America, Latin American, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe.


  • Certified purchasing manager.



Chief of fire police Boalsburg (Pennsylvania) Fire Department, 1982-1984. Volunteer Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center. Member American Society Transportation and Logistics (director education), National Association Purchasing Management (vice chairman, academy planning committee, permanent conference committee vice chairman since 1992), Council of Logistics Management, American Society Quality Control, Delta Nu Alpha (United States Transportation Man of Year 1977, Atlanta Transportation Man of Year 1977).

Lodges: Elks, Masons.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, cooking, sailing, wind surfing.


Married Mary Ann Meyerhoff, June 23, 1968. Children: Janet, Joseph.

Joseph Louis Cavinato

Margaret (Bolash) Cavinato

Mary Ann Meyerhoff

Janet Cavinato

Joseph Cavinato