Vin Cipolla is the former President and CEO of the National Park Foundation; the former President and CEO of The Municipal Art Society of New York; the former Chairman and President of the Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston; and the former Executive Vice President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
In the private sector, he was a President and CEO with Fidelity Capital of Fidelity Investments, and he was the founder and CEO of companies including HNW, Pamet River, and Cipolla Group, in addition to Five Mile River Company
Other leadership positions have included: Chairman, The Arts Arena Paris; Co-Chairman, the National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy; Vice Chairman, Electronic Frontier Foundation; and Citizen Chairman, the National Park Foundation.
With Five Mile River Co., he has held key client positions including: Executive Director of the David Geffen Hall Campaign, for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic; Senior Advisor on Strategy for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and its leader for CMS Miami; Senior Advisor on Strategy with Marymount Manhattan College, including having served as its Chief Philanthropy Officer; President and CEO of The Knights orchestra, and Senior Advisor to the Artistic Directors; and many other leadership appointments.
He teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.