MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Tech Trustee Joseph Caruso, a member of the university’s Zeta Sigma Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity, was
awarded the Order of West Range at the fraternity’s 2006 International Con- vention. Caruso graduated from Florida Tech with a bachelor’s degree in 1970.
The Order of West Range was founded in 1986. The goal of the honor is to recognize alumni members of Pi Kappa Alpha for their faithfulness and generosity,
their service to the organization, or their achievement or significant accomplishment in their chosen field of endeavor.
Caruso is the founder and principal of Omnifirst Capital Corporation, a private investment firm. The company specializes in commercial real estate and
investments focused on the communications and health care industries. A noted investment banker and financial consultant, Caruso is also co-founder and
owner of the Trenton Thunder AA baseball affiliate of the New York Yankees and the Lakewood BlueClaws, the affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Pi Kappa Alpha Educational Foundation established the Order of West Range to recognize the fraternity’s most outstanding alumni.