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Dr. Steve Paulone

Graduate Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Steve Paulone

Dr. Paulone smiles at the camera.


Ph.D in Financial Management from Northcentral University; MBA, concentration in Marketing, and MS, concentration in Finance, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; undergraduate degree from Fairfield University


Dr. Paulone has over twenty-five years of experience in manufacturing, marketing, and finance, and has held such positions as marketing manager, manager of new product development, marketing program manager, director of marketing and finance director. He even had his own business as a consultant in business structure, business and market analysis and customer acquisition and retention. 

He has taught full time and part time for almost 20 years. Currently Chair of Business Department at YCCC, he has had extensive educational experience as a faculty member, director of graduate business programs and educational consultant. He designed and built the first fully online Finance degree in New England, designed the second largest online MBA program in Connecticut and helped resurrect a failing college.

While in the corporate world, he had created the first electronic catalog in the bearing industry, created the first website for a Fortune 100 company, led the effort on new product development of over $1 billion of projects, created the concept through production process for several divisions of a major corporation, consulted in financial services software for the surety insurance industry, and helped lead the first e business and services venture for a major manufacturing company. He has also served on committees for the State of Connecticut and Waterbury Chamber of Commerce in the area of economic development. 

Dr. Paulone holds a Doctorate in Financial Management from Northcentral University. He received his MBA, concentration in marketing, and MS, concentration in Finance, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University. He currently makes his home in Wells with his wife Suzanne. They have two children and six grandchildren who all love to visit Maine and enjoy the great lifestyle of the region.