Toni Iacolucci currently works part-time in donor services at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. She worked for several years as a social work administrator, supervising adolescent group facilities in New York City. As a second career, Ms. Iacolucci produced and managed nonprofit dance companies and was a founding partner of Orbis Design Group, an event design company based in Manhattan.
Ms. Iacolucci joined the HLAA Manhattan Chapter (now known as the New York City Chapter) after becoming profoundly deaf in 2006. She has served on the Manhattan Chapter Planning and Advocacy Committees and also served as New York City downstate chapter coordinator. She co-chaired the New York City Walk4Hearing for two years, and has served as team coordinator since the first New York City Walk in 2008. She has worked to bring CART to city agencies and captioning to outdoor film festivals in New York City.
Ms. Iacolucci holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Adelphi University and a master’s degree in social work from Hunter College. She is also a graduate of the Gallaudet University Peer Mentoring program.
Ms. Iacolucci was elected to the HLAA Board of Trustees in March 2012.