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Rocky Cifone, Ed.D.

Advisor Orange County, California Area, US

Consultant, Strategist, and Board Member, CifoneWorld LLC. University of Southern California grad.

Consultant, Strategist, and Board Member, CifoneWorld LLC. University of Southern California grad.

5 vouches

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CifoneWorld LLC
Saddleback College
Cifone & Associates, Higher Education Advisors (dba CifoneWorldLLC)


Interim Dean of the School of Business, Engineering, and Technology Pasadena City College August 2015 - present
Consultant, Strategist, and Board Member Cifone & Associates, Higher Education Advisors (dba CifoneWorldLLC) 2010 - present
Dean, Business Science and Economic & Workforce Development Saddleback College 2010 - 2014
Dean of Instruction and Student Services Advanced Technology and Education Park July 2009 - October 2010
Dean of Fine Arts, Physical Education and Athletics Saddleback College 2001 - 2009
Professor and Chairperson Palm Beach Community College 1993 - 2001
Professor and Department Head Broward Community College 1992 - 1993
Director of Speech Communication and Forensics Florida International University 1990 - 1992
Assistant Director of Forensics Palomar College 1987 - 1990


University of Southern California Higher Education/Educational Leadership
Florida International University Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies
San Diego State University-California State University Political Science/History, Speech Communication
Palomar College

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Sales
  • • Growth
  • • Digital Media
  • • Educational resources
  • • Content acquisition
  • • Marketing Strategy
  • • Website Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Events
  • • Education
  • • Social Impact
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Higher Education
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)

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Bianca Dellepiane (LION)
They're my friends  •  President and Founder, Bridges to Italy. Previously Former Italian Parliamentary Candidate, FARE per FERMARE IL DECLINO.
Rocky is passionate, open-minded and a great communicator. Doesn't mind working hard to set and achieve common goals, definitely a great t ... eam player and a natural mentor.
Ilaria Accorsi
They're my friends  •  Engineering Manager, PULSCO. Previously Testing and Compliance Manager, Fluidmaster.
Rocky is very intelligent and persuasive. He does in depth research with ease and is passionate about introducing to the world new products. ...
Pat DiPietrantonio
They're my school  •  President, Patra Ltd.
Organizational skills are strong and he has been n the educational field for many strong years
Markus Burger
We worked together  •  Music Technology Consultant, Septer Media Group, LLC and Producer, Linahon Music Production.
Rocky is an innovator, which in the field of Higher Education administration is a hard to find quality!
Danielle Blugrind
We worked together  •  Founder & Strategist, Insightography. Previously Director, Consumer Insights & Brand Strategy, Taco Bell.
Rocky thinks big and he thinks in detail. He leaves no stone unturned. He always has his eye on how to make whatever he works on better, big ... ger, stronger. Rocky has the key elements - the insight, intelligence, hunger, desire and drive - to be successful. I love working with him because he brings out better work and better thinking in the people around him.