UNICON is proud to announce its new Executive Director: Joseph P. Leone, Jr.
Joe has worked in the unionized construction trades for over thirty years and served in a leadership role for twenty. He has extensive continuing education training, and has been a member of the UNICON board since 2007.
Joe's Work Experience
In 1984, Joe began a 4-year Apprenticeship Program with the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #46. Since then, he has acted as Training Director, Trade Instructor, Benefit Funds Manager, and beginning in 2007 took over as Business Manager.
As Business Manger, Leone's duties included the management and operation of a 650-member local building trades union. He works daily with business, community and political leaders to protect, grow and improve the economic opportunities available to members.
Leone is active in the community, and is a member of the American Welding Society, Refrigeration Service Engineer Society, Monroe Community College's HVAC Advisory Board, WIT Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, Boy/Cub Scouts of America, the Rochester Rotary Club, and several local youth charity organizations.