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WIBN RDU Gala Set for Oct. 4th

By admin, 09/29/18, 1:00PM EDT


Popolizio, Scott, and Savino to Speak

The 5th Annual WIBN-North Carolina Triangle Chapter Dinner & Social is set for Thursday, Oct. 4th.


3 speakers including NC State Coach Pat Popolizio, UNC Coach Coleman Scott along with our keynote speaker Joe Savino.

Pat Popolizio was named the 2018 Dan Gable co-NCAA Coach of the Year and 2018 ACC Coach of the Year and was also named the 2016 National Coach of the Year by FloWrestling. Over the last five seasons, NC State has had three national champions and four of the last five ACC Wrestlers of the Year were members of the Wolfpack. Over the last five seasons, NC State has finished 19th in 2014, 16th in 2015, 11th in 2016, 17th in 2017, and 4th in 2018.

Coleman Scott, a four-time All-American at Oklahoma State and the 2008 NCAA champion at 133 pounds, was named head coach of the North Carolina wrestling program on August 13, 2015. In just his 3rd year at UNC, Scott coached 2 All-Americans and led the Tar Heels to a top 20 finish at the NCAA's; the best finish in 25 years!
Joe Savino, though not as accomplished on the mat, has been nothing but exceptional off of the mat. He started as a successful insurance sales person but steadily built one of the largest financial planning firms in NJ, serving NY to Philly.
Joe grew his firm from 3 people to 250 staff and advisors along with 5 locations comprising 2 Billion in assets under management.