posted on Jan. 25: McMaster engineering alumnus takes up role as physical plant director


Anthony (Tony) Cupido, a McMaster engineering alumnus, begins his new role as director of the physical plant department Feb. 4.

Cupido brings to McMaster more than 20 years' experience in engineering and facilities management, demonstrating an impressive record of administrative leadership and a reputation for striving for excellence in education and administration.

A McMaster graduate, Cupido received his master's degree in civil engineering in 1988 and his bachelor of civil engineering science from the University of Western Ontario in 1980.

In his new role, Cupido will ensure the efficient provision of physical plant's varied services, such as maintenance, grounds, utilities, major construction projects and capital project planning, by setting priorities and establishing policies, procedures, objectives and standards aimed at attaining peak performance and productivity.

Cupido comes to McMaster from the Hamilton-Wentworth District School
Board where he was the superintendent of plant services.

He has a proven ability to communicate and deliver innovative integrated services and has demonstrated exceptional motivational, leadership, and team building capabilities.