Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012
HWS Trustee Tom Bozzuto '68 has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF). Bozzuto, chief executive officer of the Bozzuto Group, has also joined BCF's Neighborhoods Committee.
According to its website, the Baltimore Community Foundation works to improve the Baltimore, Md., region by enabling individual donors to pool resources and work together. BCF comprises more than 600 philanthropic funds with a total of $157 million in assets; in 2011, the foundation distributed $26 million to hundreds of nonprofit organizations.
"Tom Bozzuto's wealth of knowledge in real estate development and his deep caring for this community will be a tremendous asset to our board -- in particular to our work to help Baltimore neighborhoods become and remain safe, vibrant, clean and green," said BCF Chair Raymond L. Bank. "I'm delighted to welcome him as a trustee of BCF."
Since its founding in 1988, Bozzuto has led the Bozzuto Group, which builds, manages, and develops apartments, condominiums and single-family homes. He is the recipient of the Freddie Mac Builder of the Year award; has been awarded the Environmental Builder of the Year by the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA); and has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Metropolitan Washington's Building Industries: the MNCBIA and the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association.
While at HWS, Bozzuto was a member of the football team, Little Theatre, the Hobart Student Association and the Druid Society. He worked in Saga and graduated with a B.A. in English. He also holds a master's degree in metropolitan studies from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Bozzuto has served on the HWS Board of Trustees since 1999.