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Faculty Profile

James Prinzi
Executive Professor
Phone: 585.275.8081
Office: 3-333D Carol Simon Hall


From 1996-2017, Jim served as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (2007) for Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO).<br>Monro is the largest independently owned and operated automotive services chain in the United States. Jim joined Monro<br>when the company had 240 locations and one brand and helped expand to over 1,250 locations and nine brands. Monro’s advertising budget exceeded $30 million.<br> <br>In addition to his business experience, Jim has taught for over 30 years and received teaching excellence awards from two<br>Colleges. His background includes a Masters and Ph.D. in Marketing and Applied Statistics.

Professional History

Executive Professor
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
July 2019 -
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Monro, Inc
1996 - 2017
Executive Professor
Nazareth College
1996 - 2017


California Coast University - 1993
Ph D
University of Rochester - 1981
Marketing/Applied Statistics
St. John Fisher College - 1979
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