Joseph G. DiLorenzo is a long-time Boston-based business and community leader. Mr. DiLorenzo more recently has been the Chief Strategic Officer of Hotbox Sports, a patented, unique B2B approach to fantasy sports. Prior to that Mr. DiLorenzo was the only local partner and part of the senior executive team with the former heads of Paramount, Disney and Touchtone Picture Group, Paramount Studios, and a major California developer and acted as President/ COO of Plymouth Rock Studios.
In 2002.Mr. DiLorenzo and former Massachusetts State Treasurer, Joe Malone, co-founded the M/D Group, a firm that specializes in corporate strategy and business development initiatives. Prior to that, Mr. DiLorenzo was Vice President of Strategic Alliances and later Chief Financial Officer of Jenzabar, a leading provider of higher education enterprise infrastructure software and solution’s company with locations on over 1,000 locations globally.
He is most known for having worked for more than seventeen years with the Boston Celtics, primarily as Chief Financial Officer and later Senior Vice President of Administration, including roles that helped take the Boston Celtics public on New York Stock Exchange, as well as the acquisition and second NYSE public offering of Boston’s Fox Channel 25 and radio station WEEI. and the concept and construction of the world-class Sports Authority Training Center , which houses the Celtics training facility and the construction of the Fox Boston TV station. He also worked with the Boston Garden/Boston Bruins organization for many years, starting part time as a minor and ultimately becoming a department head.
Mr. DiLorenzo graduated from Bentley University with a degree in Accountancy and is a board member of the Bentley Executive Club after serving many years as a Director, Officer and two-term President of the Bentley University Alumni Association.
Mr. DiLorenzo has many volunteer roles including Chairman of the Board and long-term board member of the Financial Executives International (FEI), an international organization of senior financial executives with more than 10,000 active members from 5,000 companies in North America. He has served on many committees for FEI including his role as initial Chairman and member of the Diversity Committee. He also participated in the Organizational Alignment and Governance Task Force and is past Chair of the FEI Hall of Fame Selection Advisory Council. He is past two-term ex-officio member of the Board of the Financial Executives Research Foundation, past board member FEI Canada and Past-President of the Financial Executives International Boston Chapter.
He was past-President of the Treasurer's Club of Boston; a two-term past-President and current board member of Community Work Services; a member of the Greater Boston Advisory Board of the Salvation Army; former trustee and current member of the Audit Committee and Board of Overseers for Franciscan Hospital for Children in Boston; a former corporator and member of the Board of Visitors of New England Baptist Hospital, a former member of the Board of Visitors of Thayer Academy and a member of the Board of the Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce along with having served on other non-profit Boards in the past.
He was also a founding owner of the Maine Red Claws, the National Basketball Association Development League’s minor league affiliate of the Boston Celtics and formerly of the Philadelphia 76ers and Charlotte Bobcats and has been the recipient of a number of awards for his volunteer service.