Name: Peter Savo, Homeland Security Chair
Division: School of Business, Management and Professional Studies
Office: ER204
Phone: (603)577-6084


DBA                             Jones International University 
MAS                             Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University                 BS/AS                          Sacred Heart University

F.A.A. Pilot, University of New Haven
Operational Excellence & Leadership and Culture, Supplier Excellence Alliance (SEA)
Minority Business Executive, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
WorkReadyNH Certification, Community College System of NH
National Career Readiness Certification (ACT),Community College System of NH


Dr. Pietro (Pete) Savo. a United States Navy Veteran,  has a Doctorate, Business Administration  (DBA) from Jones International University, a Masters of Aeronautical Science in Human Factors from Embry Riddle, and a BS in Business Administration from Sacred Heart University. Dr. Pete has over 20 years’ experience in the areas of aerospace and department of defense supplier security, safety, emergency planning, operations, aviation security, industrial security, computer security, preventive risk intelligence, critical mishap response, and state/federal regulatory compliance. He has customized education curricula and approved education programs to include customized plant security and fire training, facility security & safety backup, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) - Risk Assessment and Workforce Development. He has developed and deployed the Comprehensive Assessment Process (CAP) for the United States Air Force Office of Small Business Programs.

Dr. Pete coined the phrase “Education Is Power”; some of his more recent articles:

Make a Difference to a Veteran, You might believe your school is doing all it can, but it's likely you can do more to understand the sacrifices made by the former service members seated in your classrooms. The biggest repayment you can offer them is providing a quality education that will result in a lifelong career. Career College Central Magazine. May 2015

Profit or Not?  In an era of increased regulation and speculation, some career colleges have made the jump to nonprofit status. So, is it nobler to be profit or not-for-profit? That is the question only you can answer. Career College Central Magazine. March 2015

The Charter Model, For a sector looking to redefine itself and improve its model, charter schools could serve as an inspiration for improving accountability, improving student-centered approaches and enhancing education delivery. Career College Central Magazine. January 2015

The Next Greatest Generation, Given the sacrifices of today's military students, American colleges' obligation is much bigger than merely enrolling veterans in school. Career College Central Magazine. November 2014

Succeeding on a New Front, Going back to college is yet another brave act for Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans who are finding challenges unique to them on college campuses. Career College Central Magazine, September 2014

Doing The Job, Are apprenticeships for real or just a political flavor of the month? Career College Central Magazine, July 2014

Human potential and significant catalyst called the modern education system – Ezine, July 2014

Manufacturing Success, Evolving to adapted to changes in the manufacturing industry, Career College Central Magazine, May 2014

THE FUTURE OF THE CAREER COLLEGE IS TODAY – Aligning with the needs of job creators- Career College Central Magazine, Jan. 2014

You Can’t Be Too Military Friendly -The most successful institutions do more than grant certificates and degrees. Career College Central Magazine, Nov. 2013

Picking up the Slack – How career colleges adapt to the ever-changing needs of the job market. Career College Central Magazine, July 2013  

DISCON~NECTED - The gap between K-12 and higher education; Career College Central Magazine, Nov 2012


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