2015 Outstanding Alumni in Business Award
Tom Capello ‘65 Economics, was the Founder and President of First Capital Bank, and currently owns 1st Capital Group, Inc., as well as President and Principal of Bank Realty LP, based in York, Pa. He also has served on the Board of Trustees of Hersha Hospitality Trust for over 15 years, along with serving on 13 other non-profit Boards, including WITF Public Media.
In addition, Tom is Director and Treasurer for the Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum, a non-profit organization promoting entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania. His accomplished career in business financing also includes leadership positions at major regional banks. Tom is a graduate of Rutgers University’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Tom serves as a Liberal Arts mentor and works with the small business incubation program at Innovation Park.