Joseph Riggio
Sales Manager
Business Video Solutions, ZVRS
Indianapolis, Indiana

Joe was born and raised in Parma, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio where he attended mainstreamed classes in the Lakewood School System.  Joe currently is employed with the ZVRS as the Sales Manager with the Business Video Solutions.  For six years, he was employed at Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System as the Customer Service Manager.  Joe served as the Resident Director and Institute Judicial Officer for three years at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he also taught deaf and hard of hearing students and at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee as an Adjunct Faculty member.  Since 2012, Joe sits on the Board of Directors for NTID Alumni Association (NTIDAA) and started his new term as a President of NTIDAA in July of 2015.  He is a member of Indiana Association of the Deaf and National Association of the Deaf.  Joe was a Past-President of Wisconsin Association of the Deaf (2005-2007) where he successfully pushed for licensure of interpreters in the State of Wisconsin.   He graduated from National Technical Institute for the Deaf with an Associate Degree in Printing Production Technology in 1992 and Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Arts Technology in 2001.

Residing in Fishers (Indianapolis), Indiana. During his spare time, Joe enjoys traveling around the country and if possible, to Italy.  He is the proud father of a Deaf son, Gino (age 14), a prospective RIT/NTID student.

Joe was born and raised in Parma, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio where he attended mainstreamed classes in the Lakewood School System.  Joe currently is employed with the ZVRS as the Sales Manager with the Business Video Solutions.  For six years, he was employed at Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System as the Customer Service Manager.  Joe served as the Resident Director and Institute Judicial Officer for three years at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he also taught deaf and hard of hearing students and at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee as an Adjunct Faculty member.  Since 2012, Joe sits on the Board of Directors for NTID Alumni Association (NTIDAA) and started his new term as a President of NTIDAA in July of 2015.  He is a member of Indiana Association of the Deaf and National Association of the Deaf.  Joe was a Past-President of Wisconsin Association of the Deaf (2005-2007) where he successfully pushed for licensure of interpreters in the State of Wisconsin.   He graduated from National Technical Institute for the Deaf with an Associate Degree in Printing Production Technology in 1992 and Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Arts Technology in 2001.Residing in Fishers (Indianapolis), Indiana. During his spare time, Joe enjoys traveling around the country and if possible, to Italy.  He is the proud father of a Deaf son, Gino (age 14), a prospective RIT/NTID student.