A graduate of Smith College Ms. Impellizerri also obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching from Yale. After beginning her career as a teacher, Ms. Impellizzeri joined the team at Metropolitan Life. During her twenty years there, Ms. Impellizzeri would use her natural gifts for relating to people and building lasting rapports to rise through the ranks, attaining the position of Vice-President in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility. From there, Ms. Impellizzeri would take positions with the New York City Partnership, Network 20/20, and led two nonprofit organizations. One was at the Blanton-Peale Institute concerning mental health and the oither was with regarto to historic preservation at Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center. Additionally, she has served on numerous boards, including Smith College, Nuveen Mutual Funds, the Bard Music Festival, the Howland Chamber Music Circle, the Village of Cold Spring Code Update Committee and Special Board for a Comprehensive Plan (Vice Chair), the American Association for Gifted Children (Chair), and the Lakeland School Board. In recognition of her dedication to her profession and her community, Ms. Impellizzeri was named to the Academy of Women Achievers by the YWCA of the City of New York.