ABOUT US

The Nexus for Exclusive Insight and Networking, 
Empowering Executives to Navigate Change

Skytop Strategies provides a platform for market-moving dialogue by connecting decision makers through actionable exchange, revolutionizing the way 21st century companies create value. As the corporate landscape evolves around global, social, environmental and economic change, Skytop Strategies works to facilitate discussion with executive-level corporate leaders, institutional investors, stakeholders, reputable industry experts, and authoritative NGO/government agencies around corporate strategy. We create an arena for experienced professionals to navigate large-scale concepts and implement sustainable, ethical and productive practices. Skytop Strategies convenes companies through high-content programs designed to empower longevity within their respective industries and around the global marketplace.

  • "We push aside passive classroom style experiences and combine peer discovery with the latest expert guidance on emerging practices. We convene. You engage, discover and apply."

    Christopher P. Skroupa Founder and CEO

OUR TEAM

  • Zachary Gioia
    Zachary Gioia Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer

    “I strive to consistently make our programs timely and relevant for our delegates and sponsors. My passion for sustainability and ethics offers me a direct connection as to why we convene executives and shareholders around the latest issues affecting public companies and their stakeholders. My objective is for everyone to take away both new intelligence and new contacts.”

    Zgioia@skytopstrategies.com

  • Chris Pulliam
    Chris Pulliam Managing Partner, Delegate Engagement

    “We convene top executives from some of the world’s highly regarded organizations so they can garner solutions to emerging challenges in sustained performance. Leading delegate engagements as we build Skytop Strategies at this early stage of my career is a dream come true.  I am able to facilitate meetings with leaders who can help us build a better future.”

    Cpulliam@skytopstrategies.com

  • Stephen St. Denis
    Stephen St. Denis Managing Director, Finance

    “I am very excited to be part of a team that works at bringing about positive change.  I focus on leading Skytop Strategies in the right financial direction to facilitate the most efficient work from our team while coordinating with our partners to fund programs and promote the firm’s financial growth.”

    Sstdenis@skytopstrategies.com

  • Luke Olson
    Luke Olson Managing Director, Engagement

    “With a personal passion for assisting firms today with some of the most pressing matters concerning corporate responsibility, I seek to connect the marketplace with cutting-edge solutions providers for a mutually beneficial outcome. There is a great amount of personal significance for me in collaborating with various organizations, in order to materialize and increase long-term value.”

    Lolson@skytopstrategies.com

  • Donald Pingaro
    Donald Pingaro Managing Director, Marketing Communications

    “Proudly working alongside Skytop’s driven and enthusiastic marketing team, I provide executive leadership and strategic management of all in-bound and out-bound marketing activities worldwide. I design attractive web, print and social content to marry brand & business across channels, preserving our remarkable company’s allure and growing magnetism”

    dpingaro@skytopstrategies.com

  • Mandie Connell
    Mandie Connell Vice President of Engagement Experience

    “By combining strategy, logistics and negotiation, I create polished, well-organized conference environments that foster open dialogues and collaborative problem solving. I manage the marketing side of our programs by building relationships and sharing messages through best practices in media and communication.”

    mconnell@skytopstrategies.com

  • Maureen McCarthy
    Maureen McCarthy Vice President of Program Development

    “I aspire to spark the necessary conversations for today’s changing corporate landscape; I support the development of our programs to reflect this relevant and ever-evolving subject matter.”

    mmcarthy@skytopstrategies.com

  • Jon Scorcia
    Jon Scorcia Vice President of Delegate Engagement

    “My goals are to identify current and future issues that companies and their shareholders should prioritize more highly. Skytop Strategies has given me the opportunity to pursue my personal goals of creating a stronger and more interconnected business world. I am committed to facilitate an environment that allows everyone to gain more subject knowledge and provide new networking capabilities.”

    Jscorcia@skytopstrategies.com

  • Richard Sparano
    Richard Sparano Vice President, Engagement

    “Through comprehensive research and collaboration, I am devoted to finding sponsors with objectives and commitments in direct alignment with our multidisciplinary delegations. This ensures that those in attendance leave fortified with the solutions and knowledge necessary to address the issues in question, facilitating long-term relationships between them, and in turn, with us.”

    rsparano@skytopstrategies.com

  • Joshua Galow
    Joshua Galow Vice President of Delegate Engagement

    “Our goal is to provide an environment that facilitates thought leadership, while providing an engaging and dynamic learning experience. Convening delegates from such a broad range of industries opens the dialogue for solutions applicable to both global and local firms alike.”

    jgalow@skytopstrategies.com

  • Colin Hines
    Colin Hines Vice President of Delegate Engagement

    “Skytop Strategies has given me the opportunity to connect with the world’s business leaders and their shareholders to transform today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. I am highly motivated to facilitate engaging discussions between multidisciplinary groups of executives in order to help them discover and apply emerging best practices that create long term company value.”

    chines@skytopstrategies.com

  • Rami Abouemira
    Rami Abouemira Vice President of Program Development

    “I am excited to be an integral part of the creative function of this company. Fostering a healthy and productive work environment is a major part of my larger philosophy of changing the business world. My passion in staff development and organizational development fit well.”

    rabouemira@skytopstrategies.com

  • Altimont Parker
    Altimont Parker Vice President of Marketing Research

    “It’s inspiring to play a part in bringing together those who wish to explore how to create lasting and dynamic change for an improved business world. I take pride in helping provide a platform for thought leaders to demonstrate their expertise to an audience that desires insignts about developing more sustainable business value for today, and beyond.”

    aparker@skytopstrategies.com

  • Joseph Dillhoff
    Joseph Dillhoff Vice President of Finance

    “My objective at Skytop Strategies to coordiate our financial information and provide our team with up-to-date reports. I strive for accuracy to allow for a better understanding of our long-term goals in maximizing our firm’s efficiency.”

    jdillhoff@skytopstrategies.com

  • Kelly Seiz
    Kelly Seiz Vice President of Editorial Content

    “Our programs create an arena of policy makers, subject experts, government agencies and other industry leaders to generate top-level, impactful discussions. My job is to deliver those exclusive conversations to the public by curating compelling, comprehensive content through our online presence on Forbes and other outlets.”

    kseiz@skytopstrategies.com

  • Cara Introcaso
    Cara Introcaso Coordinator, Engagement Support

    “These deep-dive discussions which we create are carefully tailored to provide holistic knowledge of each issue at hand. Through extensive research, I work to hand-pick the organizations and individuals most affiliated with these emerging topics to join us, striving to create an ideal atmosphere for evaluation and resolution.”

    cintrocaso@skytopstrategies.com

  • Cody Medina
    Cody Medina Vice President, Marketing Research

    “I am proudly involved in a process that promotes passionate and thought provoking discussions, specifically tailored to sustainable values. I seek out individuals that strongly align with our programs in order to provide a platform that fosters change within a business. To be a part of such a dynamic group of people makes the job that much more gratifying.”

    cmedina@skytopstrategies.com

  • Casey Wolter
    Casey Wolter Coordinator, Marketing Communications

    “I apply research and creativity to design strategic initiatives that engage clients and leverage brand awareness. Alongside the highly talented marketing team, I conduct multiple concurrent marketing campaigns that communicate the vision of the company. ”

    cwolter@skytopstrategies.com