Donat J. Taddeo is currently Assistant to the President, Planning and Development, Loyola High School (Montreal). Prior to joining Loyola on March 1, 2012, Mr. Taddeo was Vice-Rector of Development and Alumni Relations, Université de Montréal between November 2008 and November 2011.
Mr. Taddeo has extensive experience in university, philanthropic and government administrative positions. Prior to joining the Université de Montréal, he was the founding President and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre Foundation. Previously, Mr. Taddeo was executive Vice-president of Concordia University’s Campaign for a New Millennium. During his career at Concordia, he also served both as Dean of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Science and then as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science; he also taught in the Department of Communication Studies. In addition, Mr. Taddeo served as Quebec Delegate General in Italy.
An active member of the Montreal community, Mr. Taddeo is involved in several cultural, social and professional groups and organizations. He is currently a board member of the Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal, the Société du Palais de congrès de Montréal, the Quebec Special Olympics and Marianopolis College.
Mr. Taddeo holds a BA from Loyola College, an MA in Communication Management from the University of Southern California (USC) and a PhD in Classics from Stanford University.