Program Outreach Professional

Joe is the chair of the Advisory Board for the Sustainable Innovation MBA program and also teaches a year-long personal leadership seminar in the program. Joe is also a vice president of Casella Waste Systems, where he serves as an advisor to the chairman and CEO and is an executive coach to over 200 mid- and upper-level managers and numerous work teams. He speaks frequently to companies and organizations on leadership, organizational culture, problem-solving, business and cultural trends, economic development, business strategy and sustainability, and life/work balance. He’s been engaged as a speaker by groups and companies such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Vermont Gas Systems, the Project Management Institute, MyWebGrocer, Green Mountain Power, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the Telecommunications Association of the Southeast. He is a trustee of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, and serves on the Vermont Governor's Climate Action Commission. He currently chairs the Vermont Council on Rural Development's Climate Economy Action Team, and served as a past chair of the State of Vermont's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy steering committee. Joe lives in Chittenden, Vermont with his wife, Renae. They are the parents of five children.

Joe Fusco


  • (802) 656-1062
Office Location:

341 Kalkin

Office Hours:

By Appointment