Louis Pullano

Associate Professor + Department Chair,  College of Hospitality Management

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Right now the sports, entertainment and event industry is close to being a $500-billion-dollar industry in the US. There are so many exciting opportunities for our students.”


Louis Pullano leads the Sports, Entertainment, Event — Management program, which has the largest enrollment in the School of Hospitality.

Pullano is the JWU’s Faculty Athletics Representative to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), responsible for enhancing the student–athlete experience.

An articulate and spirited authority on trending topics in the sports world, Pullano has held leadership roles with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the National Alliance for Two Year College Athletics Administrators (NATYCAA).

He is an inductee of the RI High School Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame, the RI Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, the Community College of Rhode Island Athletics Hall of Fame, and the Cranston Western Little League Hall of Fame.

Areas of Expertise

  • Athletics coaching
  • Athletics event management
  • Sports recreation leadership and management
  • Venue operations and management