On October 27, United Spinal Association’s board of directors appointed Vincenzo (Enzo) Piscopo president and CEO. Piscopo, an experienced professional in diversity, inclusion and social causes, began his tenure on November 16. He replaces James Weisman, who is retiring after 41 years of service to the disability community as an advocate for disability rights and accessible transportation. “As we approach our 75th Anniversary next year, we are grateful to have Enzo continue United Spinal’s legacy of providing our members programs and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities,” says Weisman.
Piscopo, a wheelchair user who was paralyzed from a herniated disk in 2010, previously worked at The Coca-Cola Company for 25 years in a variety of strategic roles both in the U.S. and internationally. In his most recent position as the community and stakeholder relations director at Coca-Cola, Piscopo managed and cultivated company relationships with disability, ve