Our Executive Team
Sal Craparotta is the Chief Executive Officer of the Cura Resource Group (CRG) and has held executive positions in the supply chain management industry for nearly 40 years. As a founder of CRG, Mr. Craparotta directs the company’s P&L strategy and vision.
He gained extensive experience and expertise in logistics when he served as Principal and then CEO for VI&A, a third-party transportation, logistics, warehousing and fulfillment company. Under Mr. Craparotta’s leadership, the company grew annual revenue by over $60M. When VI&A was sold to Rank International in 1997, Mr. Craparotta continued as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he crafted and executed strategies to drive business development and industry partnerships.
Mr. Craparotta graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Industrial Management. He has also served on the board of TEC (The Executive Committee) with leaders of major corporations from around the world.
Vice President and COO
Stephen Brillati is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Cura Resource Group (CRG). As a founding partner of CRG, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s operations, including real estate investment activities, new project analysis, and the development and management of client PCCs.
With more than 18 years of experience leading operations for businesses within the real estate, construction, and manufacturing industries, Mr. Brillati has consistently distinguished himself as a dedicated professional. Along with his marketing background and expertise locating and penetrating target markets, Mr. Brillati is well versed in P&L, due diligence, inventory management, budgeting, cross-optimization, establishing joint ventures, and creating strategic partnerships.
Mr. Brillati earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Marketing from Wayne State University School of Business Administration. He also holds a Florida Building Contractors’ license, is a member of the ULI, CBIA, BIA, and is Vice Chairman of the Christian Brothers Philanthropic Organization.
Vice President and CMO
A founding partner of Cura Resource Group (CRG), Joseph Craparotta serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Through developing and directing sales and marketing initiatives for CRG, Mr. Craparotta has become a go-to subject matter expert and skilled leader in positioning clients for success as they seek to attract and create meaningful engagements with their target audiences.
With over 28 years of business management practice, Mr. Craparotta’s background includes traditional retail brick-and-mortar stores, e-commerce retailing, software development, real estate site selection, and planning. In addition to CRG, he has founded multiple companies, including Commerce Canyon and ReplyManager.
Mr. Craparotta earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Haworth College of Business. He is also an eBay Certified Solution Provider and Yahoo Store Developer.