Admissions Director Bruce DelMonico Honored for Career, Community Service Accomplishments
New Haven, Conn., October 31, 2007 –– Bruce DelMonico, Director of Admissions at the Yale School of Management, has been named one of the top professionals under the age of 40 in the New Haven Business Times’ fourteenth annual “Forty Under 40 Awards.”
The awards recognize local young business professionals who are successful in their careers and are also active volunteers in their communities. The honorees are selected from reader nominations.
DelMonico, 38, joined Yale SOM in October 2004 as deputy director of admissions and assumed the role of director in November 2006. Before coming to the school, DelMonico was a lawyer specializing in First Amendment, white collar, and commercial litigation. His practice focused on cases in the $10 million to $10 billion range.
The community organizations to which DelMonico gives his time include the Hopkins School, a college-preparatory school in New Haven, where he serves on the board of directors of the Alumni Association and on the Distinguished Alumni Award Nominating Committee. He is also chair of the Alumni Fellows Program, which brings alumni to the campus to speak to students.
This past year, DelMonico participated in Leadership Greater New Haven, a program of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Leadership Center that identifies area executives who are interested in understanding the issues shaping the region so that they may serve as catalysts for change in the Greater New Haven community. Within this program, he was a member of the Arts & Culture Leadership Team that created self-guided audio walking of tours of downtown New Haven as a community service project. DelMonico narrates the tour of the theatre and museum district.
DelMonico is an honors graduate of Brown University. He holds an MA in English from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a Dillard Fellow and sat on the boards of Student Funded Fellowships and the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law.