Led by Dave Colaizzi and Lou Camerlengo, Five Star’s outstanding team is committed to customer satisfaction. The team consists of leaders who contribute their unique skills and talents to every project we undertake.
David N. Colaizzi
CEO, Chief Technology Officer, and Cofounder
As CEO/CTO, Dave provides consultation services for project analysis and design. He has consulted with numerous Fortune 1000 corporations, colleges, universities and software development firms on software design and development, business process, technology and project management. His clients include BNYMellon, the former Fore Systems, Ford Motor Company, Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Visa, Inc. Dave speaks regularly at the eLearning Guild Annual Gathering, eLearning Guild Rapid eLearning Development Online Symposium and Linkage.
Holding a dual major bachelor’s degree in business administration and Italian cultural studies from the University of Pittsburgh, he is also a member of The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the university’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Dave has taught as an adjunct faculty member for Duquesne University’s Master’s in Multimedia program and coaches youth basketball.
Dave created and implement Five Star Cares.
President and Cofounder
Lou handles business development, client relations, and ensures the company’s clients are 100% satisfied every step of the way. Lou has extensive account and project management experience with corporations including Education Management Corporation, Federated Investors, Ford Motor Credit Company, Bank of New York Mellon, PNC Financial Services Group, U.S. Steel and Visa International.
With a bachelor’s degrees in communications studies and a minor in British history from the State University College of new York at Oswego, Lou also is a graduate of the Entrepreneurial Management and Technology Commercialization programs at the Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Industrial Administration.
Lou volunteers his time, having served on the Allegheny Conference for Community and Economic Development, a lay leader at his local church and is a mock interviewer for the Semper Fi Wounded Warriors program.
Director, Human Resources
Bringing over 15 years of operations management and human resources management experience to the team, Angel is responsible for recruiting, employee relations, harassment training and benefits administration. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Wilson College where she was awarded the Grace Tyson Slictor Award for outstanding communications achievement.
Director, Production Services
In this role, Rob is responsible for overseeing the development, multimedia and project management teams. He has served as a senior interactive director at Education Management Corporation, overseeing the strategic direction of several marketing website, as well as team members within the marketing department. Rob is experienced in leading large custom development projects, managing search engine marketing accounts for Fortune 1000 companies, and conducting global IT and financial audits at the Fortune 500 level. Rob is a Duquesne University graduate and is a certified project management professional.
Director, Research and IT Services
As Five Star’s most tenured employees, Cory has developed projects for clients including the former Fore Systems, Ford Credit, BNYMellon, PPG Industries and Visa, Inc. From creative design to implementation, Cory has extensive software development expertise and holds the much sought-after Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) credential. He is a graduate of Houghton College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.