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Joseph Cala , MBA

Adjunct Professor

Office Location: 05-2697

Office Phone: 585-259-9919


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Meet Joseph

Mr. Cala has an extensive professional background in marketing, analytics, management, and quality improvement in industries such as education, automotive, broadcasting, financial services, and non-profits. Joe is currently a manager of Marketing Strategy & Analytics at HSBC Bank, NA.

Joe has served in numerous roles in including Business Intelligence Officer for M&T Bank, Business Quality Analyst (Black Belt) at CoreLogic, Executive Producer of The Car Show, Director of Marketing for Sofia Automotive, and various other marketing consulting roles.

Mr. Cala received his BA degree in Political Science from the University of Rochester; a Management Certificate in Business Management (Public Sector Analysis) from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration; and a Masters in Business Administration from RIT. Joe is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from the John D. Hromi Center for Quality & Applied Statistics at RIT.

Office Hours & Staff Assistant Information

Staff Assistant: Karen St. George
Staff Assistant Phone: 585-475-6042
  • MBA, Strategy, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2011
  • BA, Political Science, University of Rochester, 2006
  • Management Certificate, Public Sector Analysis, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, 2006
  • Manager of Marketing Strategy and Analytics -- HSBC Bank, 2014-Present
  • Business Intelligence Officer -- M&T Bank, 2011-Present
Expertise [expertise maps]
  • Data analysis
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Marketing
  • Marketing research
  • Marketing strategy
Professional Memberships
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
Professional Certifications
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Capstone Excellence Award, RIT, 2011