PELHAM, N.Y. A local architect has joined the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Board of Trustees.
Peter J. Romano is the president and founder of Peter J. Romano & Co., a management consulting and land development firm, in Pelham. He graduated from NYIT with a B.S. in 1976.
The longtime architect is glad that he now has the opportunity to help his alma mater improve in any way he can.
It is through my education at NYIT that I have achieved a rewarding career, and I would like to express my gratitude for having been asked to serve on the Board of Trustees, said Romano. I look forward to contributing to this mission of the university in any way I can; continuing to make it an exceptional place to further ones education.
Romano and his wife, Jane, established an endowed scholarship for NYIT's School of Architecture and Design students.
Along with Romano, Lady Barbara Thomas Judge will be joining him on the Board of Trustees. Judge is the chairwoman of the board of Whitworths Group Limited and the head of governance at Arxiel Ventures.
We are proud to welcome two highly respected business and community leaders, said NYIT Board of Trustees Chairperson Linda Davila (B.S. 78), first vice president of investments at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management. They have been long-time supporters of NYIT and will be invaluable resources and additions to our board as we work toward new initiatives.
Romanos firm specializes in projects in the health care sector. He previously led architectural projects at firms including Caretsky and Associates and Mason DaSilva and Associates.
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