Director of Grants, PMP
Joe Carella has more than 25 years’ experience in technology management, applications development, enterprise application integration, operations management and consulting in the technology space. His experience most recently includes positions that cover fiber construction, broadband management, digital inclusion, and smart cities planning for two metropolitan municipal governments.
Prior to joining Magellan, Joe held roles as CIO at a financial services firm; head of applications for a Wall Street broker/dealer; and developer of strategic IT and organizational restructuring plans for a global biotechnology firm. Joe has successfully applied for more than $75 million in federal grants, including $23 million in three Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BROP) grants and one Sustainable Broadband Initiative (SBI) mapping grant, all of which fulfilled program goals and closed successfully.
Joe is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is highly knowledgeable of federal funding programs in ARPA and BEAD and FCC USAC programs (including E-Rate, ACP, ECF and Lifeline). Joe graduated with honors from New York University with majors in Mathematics and Computer Science and a minor in Economics.