Jim Joseph '83
Jim Joseph is the Dean of the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College. As dean,
Jim has been instrumental in putting the Madden School on the global stage. He
spearheaded the launch of the Global Jesuit Case Series, signed a dozen international
collaboration agreements, and lectured on six continents. Jim was instrumental in
moving the Woodstock Business Conference to the Madden School from Georgetown
University. Furthermore, he has personally recruited StartFast, the Family Business
Center, and the Famous Entrepreneur Series to the Madden School. During his tenure as
dean, three Centers of Excellence have been created: Keenan Center for
Entrepreneurship, Savage Center for Reflective Leadership, and Hetterich Center for
Global Engagement and Impact.
Prior to arriving at Le Moyne, Jim was the President and Chief Executive Officer of
Oneida Ltd., the number one tabletop brand in North America. He served the company in
a variety of other positions as well, including Senior Vice President and Managing Director
of Oneida International (which included time in Mexico City and London) and Executive
Vice President, worldwide sales and marketing. During his time at Oneida, Jim also
served as a member of the Le Moyne College board of trustees.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Le Moyne and a Master of Public
Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Following graduation
from Maxwell, he was named a Presidential Fellow and went to work for both the Reagan
Administration and Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
Jim is the president emeritus of the board of Utica Notre Dame Schools where they
recently completed a successful $8 million capital campaign. Jim also serves on the
boards of Stratus Properties (NASDAQ STRS); Eagle Group (India); and The Beijing