Vincent Scarpinato, M.B.A.

Business Professor
Business Administration and Management

(602) 489-5300
[email protected]


MBA, California Lutheran University
Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management., University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
BA, Rutgers University


Vincent Scarpinato relocated to Arizona from South Philadelphia after retiring from the family restaurant business and embarking on a new career in the financial services industry in 1998. In 2006, along with his wife Lisa and daughter Taylor they started a nonprofit ministry called Kitchen on the Street, providing weekend meals to children who live in food insecure conditions. Currently KOS is partnered with 35 schools in the greater Phoenix metro-area and is blessed to provide over 2,000 “Bags of Hope” each weekend.


“Hunger in Arizona Children, relief to development through nutrition awareness” Keynote Speaker at the City Serve Summit, Phoenix, AZ
“Turning Hunger into Hope, the dilemma of food insecurity in children” Keynote Speaker at the HSMAI Annual Fundraising Conference, Phoenix, AZ
“Impacting the community around the kitchen table with your family” A whitepaper submitted for pending publication to the AAFB on the positive effects of how the family dinner table can be the platform for creating a family mission and having an impact on the community. (2019)
“The ROI on the Food Insecure Child”- pending publication (xulon press)

Awards and Honors

Volunteer of the Year “USAA” – 2012
Volunteer Impact Award City of Phoenix – 2013
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Award-2019