Salvatore Lupoli, CEO and Founder, Lupoli Companies

As a social impact entrepreneur, Sal’s personal commitment to community engagement and corporate social responsibility is unparalleled. Sal’s approach to activism and involvement is defined by an optimistic determination to cause change that positively impacts the economic and social landscape in the community at large. His desire to contribute to the economic progress in the region is emphasized by the success Sal has shared with a number of local organizations and programs.


Civic Responsibility

Sal is a leader who strengthens his company with a reputation of uncompromising integrity and ethical leadership. Sal has helped establish and support a number of local public/private initiatives throughout the region including:


Member Of The Economic Development Planning Council: As a member of the Governor’s Planning Council, Sal offers his expertise as a private sector corporate leader in the planning and implementation of a wide range of economic development priorities and programs in Massachusetts. Position appointed by Governor Baker.

State Advisory Council For The Department Of Unemployment Assistance: Serving as a member on the advisory council allows Sal the opportunity to impact individuals who are in need of temporary assistance through establishing and improving upon various unemployment programs and services. Position appointed by Governor Baker.

Co-founder And Vice Chair Of The Lawrence Partnership: Sal’s efforts to expand upon and invigorate local businesses in the City of Lawrence have led to a collaborative approach to identifying and implementing projects of transformational change.

Chairman Of The Merrimack Valley Chamber Of   Commerce: Sal’s commitment to economic development in the Merrimack Valley underscores his support of small business growth through innovative initiatives and collaboration. The Merrimack Valley Chamber is one of the largest chambers in MA serving a B2B network of more than 1,000 member businesses. 

Vice Chair Of School Committee, Chelmsford, MA: Sal is an ardent advocate for families and youth in his community and as Vice Chair he is able to support the mission and goals that impact the educational quality in Chelmsford.

Since 2003, Sal has impacted and transformed one of the most economically challenged cities in Massachusetts. His efforts have generated sustainable businesses and job growth while investing $250 million on acquisitions and renovations within a 46-acre mill complex in Lawrence. Today, Riverwalk represents more than one-third of the City’s business tax base with approximately 5,000 people, 200 companies and 250 loft style residential units.