Mr. Ippoliti was the CEO of the CellVentures Group, the largest distributor for AT&T in the eastern US. Staring with one location in upstate New York, within five years Ippoliti grew the company to more than 100 retail locations from New York to Florida. The company was sold to AT&T in 2008. Prior to CellVentures, Ippoliti was CEO of Hooligans Restaurants, developing and bringing to market new restaurant concepts.
Mr. Ippoliti has been involved in the exotic car community for more than 25 years, is an avid collector of exotic cars and is also a racer. His is a long term member of the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, has been involved with the Ferrari Challenge and the Skip Barber Racing Series, and holds both Grand Am and FIA racing licenses. He is the founder of the Celebration Exotic Car Festival, the largest annual exotic car event in the US, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.