Joan M. Buzzallino retired from the IBM corporation in 2005 as the vice president for human resources for manufacturing and technology—the unit responsible for IBM’s 190,000 engineers and scientists.
During her 36-year career, she has held positions in marketing and human resources. She was a sales branch manager in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Buzzallino also has been the senior human resources executive for IBM's personal computer company, the storage systems business and has been involved in sales and marketing worldwide.
She earned a bachelor of science in elementary education from Cabrini College in 1966.
She has generously endowed the Buzzallino Family Faculty Scholars Fund, which recognizes and rewards faculty members who are dedicated to academic excellence and outstanding undergraduate teaching and who carry out the vision and spirit of Cabrini College on a daily basis.
Since her retirement, she serves on the board of the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.