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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

Center (China).

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