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Thomas Joseph Russo, hospitality and consumer durables industry executive. Trustee Framingham Union Hospital, since 1981. Member National Restaurant Association (board directors 1982-1983), Massachusetts Restaurant Association, Delaware Restaurant Association (board directors 1974-1976), Rotary.

Background

Russo, Thomas Joseph was born on September 15, 1941 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Thomas and Ann (Petrozzi) Russo.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1963. Postgraduate, Chewton Place, Bristol, England, 1980. Doctor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management honoris causa, Johnson and Wales University, 1990.

Career

Division general manager, Howard Johnson Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1974-1976;vice president, Howard Johnson Company, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1976-1978;group vice president, Howard Johnson Company, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1978-1980;senior vice president, Howard Johnson Company, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1980-1982;executive vice president, Howard Johnson Company, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1982-1983;president, Howard Johnson Company, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1983-1985;president, chief Executive officer, Ponderosa Steakhouse division, 1984-1987;group chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Hanson Industries Housewares Group, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1987-1994;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, president, Miami Subs Corporation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1994. Board directors Summit Family Restaunts, Inc., The Ground Round Inc., LegalSea Foods, Inc.

Membership

Trustee Framingham Union Hospital, since 1981. Member National Restaurant Association (board directors 1982-1983), Massachusetts Restaurant Association, Delaware Restaurant Association (board directors 1974-1976), Rotary.

Connections

Married Wendy Fenwick, May 2, 1964. Children: Michelle, Matthew.

father:
Thomas Russo

mother:
Ann (Petrozzi) Russo

spouse:
Wendy Fenwick

child:
Michelle Russo

child:
Matthew Russo