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Allio named to director position at CCRI
Oct. 23, 2015
Mark R. Allio of Providence has been named director of Workforce Training and Corporate Education in the Community College of Rhode Island's Workforce Partnerships. His focus is developing customized training and corporate education solutions for public agencies, nonprofits and private sector organizations that can be delivered on site, on campus or online.
Prior to joining CCRI, Allio served for 10 years as regional director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network's Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center at UMass Boston and co-founded two business ventures, TracRac, a Fall River, Massachusetts-based manufacturer of automotive accessories, and Virtuous.com, an e-ticketing service provider serving the arts and entertainment industry.
He also served as executive director for the Armenian Library and Museum of America, director of finance and administration for The Computer Museum of Boston and managing director for the Boston Center for the Arts. As a strategy consultant, Allio helped develop and implement corporate, business and organizational plans in such industries as financial services, utility, food and beverage distribution, and consumer and industrial products.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Babson College, a Bachelor of Arts from York University in Toronto, Canada, and a certification as a Global Business Professional from the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators.
Allio, who has lived in Rhode Island for 20 years, authored "R is for Rhode Island Red," a children's book dedicated to the history and culture of Rhode Island published by Sleeping Bear Press.
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