Manufacturing | Food & Beverage
Chairman and CEO
Palermo Villa Inc. | Milwaukee
Giacomo Fallucca is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Milwaukee-based Palermo Villa Inc., one of the largest independent frozen pizza brands in the U.S. Fallucca represents the second generation of family leadership for the Palermo group of brands, which includes Palermo’s Primo Thin, King Cheese, Screamin’ Sicilian, Urban Pie Pizza and Connie’s Pizza.
Palermo’s has had an impact on Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley, opening its plant and headquarters there in 2006, pioneering the trend of manufacturers and businesses to set up operations in the Valley since then. The company has since expanded its plant multiple times.
Fallucca is executive chair for Food and Beverage Wisconsin and a member of Vistage. He is also a board member of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and MKE United. He has been involved with the Sherman Phoenix entrepreneurial hub and marketplace in Milwaukee from the project’s beginning, both as a donor and mentor for new business development. Earlier this year, Palermo Villa acquired a majority interest in Sherman Phoenix business Funky Fresh Spring Rolls. Fallucca has also served as president of the board of Operation Dream, a peer-mentoring program for at-risk youth. He is a part owner of the Milwaukee Bucks.