As the Executive Director of the Business Training Institute Inc. since its creation two decades ago, she has the academic and business background to successfully operate this community-based agency.
Dr. Laino studied and attained degrees from Cortland and Oswego State Colleges and SUNY College of Technology in Utica, New York She was also awarded a Doctorate in Management, Research and Policy from SUNY Buffalo.
She is responsible for the overall management team that has effectively been together to jointly manage BTI since its inception. Her role is to bring together this strong team to successfully manage and operate a successful business.
Dr. Laino has a strong commitment and dedication in leading her team to successfully implement the highest quality of technical assistance to grow the economy and create jobs.
As the Chief Financial Officer, Dina Vullo is responsible for overseeing, monitoring and reporting the financial data for the Business Training Institute Inc. She has an academic and financial background and holds a degree from Empire State College.
Dina is responsible for overseeing all of the financial reporting of BTI staff, after school Instructors/Staff and business consultants, while maintaining an updated financial tracking system.
She is committed to utilizing the most current accounting rules and regulations in maintaining our financial management system. BTI has successfully passed all previous and current audits, site reviews and monetary evaluations.
As Project Director, Jeff is responsible for overseeing, monitoring, and coordinating all competitive Extended School Day and the 21st Century Community Learning Center grants, awarded to the Business Training Institute.
He studied at Mohawk Valley Community College and Utica College.
Jeff manages the comprehensive monitoring system that is in keeping with the established goals and objectives of each grant.
Jeff oversees all of the after-school Instructors/Staff, training programs and grant surveys, while maintaining an updated grant tracking system.
Tricia is responsible for the ongoing coordination of BTI programs.
She works with the Project Director to assess, implement, and monitor all of the competitive school grants. She assists in the on-going of data collection and electronic reporting.
She assists in conducting follow-up surveys to clients to ensure satisfactory program outcomes.
She attained a degree from Herkimer Community College in Herkimer, New York.