At age 20, Mr. DeGeorge joined the campaign of former Massachusetts Port Authority Director, Edward J. King in his campaign bid for Governor of Massachusetts. Working from the state campaign office (State Campaign Coordinator) he took on responsibility with the campaign staff for managing 351 city and town coordinators, resulting in one of the biggest political upsets in the state’s campaign history as then Governor Michael Dukakis was defeated.
Mr. DeGeorge worked in the Governors Office serving as an aid till he decided to finish his education at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. In September 2006 that Governor passed away, and as key campaign manager, Mr. DeGeorge was interviewed by the Boston Globe as “hundreds paid their respect” to the popular Governor.
Louis DeGeorge is elected in a state wide campaign as President of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts; his early interest in politics was supported at a state convention where he was recognized and supported by U.S. Senator Paul Tsongas, U.S. Congressman James Shannon, Governor Edward J. King and President Jimmy Carters son James “Chip” Carter III. Mr. DeGeorge’s involvements in the young democrats locally and nationally lead him to several national conferences in Washington D.C. including two visits to the White House.
Mr. DeGeorge became the youngest university trustee appointed by a Governor in the state of Massachusetts. At age 22 he was appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell (formerly known as the University of Lowell)
Louis DeGeorge began his career at Wang Laboratories Inc. He began his career as an assistant to Dr. An Wang the CEO/Founder of Wang Laboratories and inventor of magnetic core memory a fundamental part of the computer and its evolution. Mr. DeGeorge later served in positions in the Legal Department, Customer Service and as a Marketing Executive in the Washington D.C. Area for Wang.
Graduated the University of Massachusetts at Lowell (formerly known as the University of Lowell) with a B.A. in Liberal Arts
Mr. DeGeorge joined Data General Corporation. During this time he became a key manager in development of sales training worldwide. Developing and managing corporate training programs worldwide.
Mr. DeGeorge established International Training Corporation (ITC). The company consulted and provided sales and management training solutions to such organizations as Amana, Met Life, MCI, Babcock & Wilcok, Rubbermaid, NY & NJ Port Authority, Stop & Shop, and others. ITC was recognized with two awards by Human Resource Executive Magazine for “outstanding development of training programs.” Mr. DeGeorge became a global authority in the training industry being interviewed by the New York Times in 1991 and in designing an internationally recognized quality model and award-winning course for the integration of sales organizations into corporate TQM programs. The model called “Total Quality Selling” (TQS) had been a subject matter for organization and publications such as Personal Selling Power, American Society for Training & Development, American Society for Quality Control, and Sales & Marketing Executives International. In 1997 Mr. DeGeorge dissolved his financial interest to work on a new project.
Mr. DeGeorge became a member of the executive team at Harborside Healthcare. Reporting to the COO Mr. DeGeorge served as Director of Training & Education assisting Harborside in its growth through acquisitions, and eventual it’s sale to Sunbridge Healthcare. Mr. DeGeorge played a key role in growing the company to 75 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities with some 9,000 beds. He was a key leader in integrating acquisitions into corporate policies and procedures, and managing the Medicare Reimbursement process. In 2002 he was interviewed by Provider Magazine, (a publication of the American Healthcare Association) for his work in developing the first Learning Management System (LMS) in the skilled nursing industry, linking and providing 24/7 training across the country for the company.
He became a Director at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership. As Director of Marketing, Mr. Degeorge played a significant role in the organizations growth in marketing Training and Educational energy programs. NEEP is a non-profit organization that facilitates regional partnerships to advance the efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the Northeast U.S.