Bob Balascio


Bob Balascio recently retired as the Executive Director of Strategy for Verizon Wireless, a position responsible for the development of the company’s strategic directions and plans, competitive analysis and business research.

Prior to that assignment, he was the President of Bell Atlantic Paging. In previous positions with Bell Atlantic Mobile, Balascio headed the company’s Information Technology department and had various assignments in product management, market planning, pricing, budgeting, financial analysis and treasury.

Balascio began his career in the telecommunications industry as an outside plant engineer at New Jersey Bell. He also held positions in the Finance, Planning and Regulatory departments.

Bob has served on the Board of Trustees for Daytop-NJ for over 20 years, and currently holds positions as Treasurer, Chairman of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee. He also serves on the Board of the Shepherds of Youth as Treasurer.

Balascio holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Stevens Institute and a master’s degree in business from Pace University.

A long time resident of Madison, NJ, Balascio is married, with two sons and two grandchildren.