Joseph Ruggiero, Luncheon Director
Joseph (Joe) Ruggiero was born and raised on Long Island, N.Y. He graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Joe joined Miles Laboratories in Elkhart Indiana, later acquired by Bayer AG. At Bayer Joe held leadership positions in R&D and Product Supply developing and manufacturing Clinical Diagnostics equipment. Joe traveled extensively during his 40-year career at Bayer completing assignments in Europe and Asia. After retiring from Bayer in 2011, he Joined a successful Start-up clinical diagnostic company in Wuxi China. Joe and his wife Sharon relocated to the Bonita Springs area from San Jose California in 2019. Joe has 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.