A native of Liverpool, New York, Mr. Tripoli received a B.A. from Hamilton College and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. After careers in banking and management consulting that took him around the world, he relocated back here to Central New York. Since February of 2008, he has been the Executive Director of the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA), a private nonprofit association of heritage-related services, museums, research and educational centers, and retail operations in Onondaga County, New York. Mr. Tripoli is also a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), Thursday Morning Roundtable, and is president, and a founding member, of the Cathedral Square Neighborhood Association. He was appointed by Mayor Stephanie Miner, and re-appointed by Mayor Benjamin Walsh, to serve on the Board of Directors of the Downtown Committee of Syracuse and was the co-chair of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Path Through History” project for the Central New York region. In 2018, Mr. Tripoli was appointed by County Executive, Joanie Mahoney, to serve on the board of the Cultural Resources Trust of Onondaga County. He is a recipient of the YWCA’s Academy of Diversity Achievers Award and the Community Sustainability Award from Greening USA. Mr. Tripoli also received a 2019 EMMY® Award as Executive Producer for the film, “Let ‘Em Know You’re There” by Readily Apparent Media in partnership with OHA. He resides in the city of Syracuse and at Montario Point, on the shores of Lake Ontario in Jefferson County.