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Dr. Tony Gagliano

Business Management ’80

When Tony Gagliano joined the family business, St. Joseph Printing, in 1979, he was only its 10th full-time employee. As the company grew, he quickly rose through the ranks, and was named Ernst & Young’s Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003. For the past 12 years, he has served as executive chairman and CEO of St. Joseph Communications, where he continues to uphold his father’s vision of building a print and communications company like no other. Now with 2,000 employees across the country, St. Joseph Communications has been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Active in the community and a passionate proponent of the arts, Mr. Gagliano sits on the board of St.Michael’s Hospital and the AGO and is co-founder of Luminato, Toronto’s annual arts festival. At Ryerson, he has served as co-chair of the Graphic Communications Management campaign committee and Cabinet member for the University’s Invest in Futures campaign.

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