Profile of <span>Allan R. Dragone Jr. ’78</span>

Allan R. Dragone Jr. ’78 is the chief executive officer of FleetPride, the Texas-based nationwide distributor of truck and trailer parts. He joined FleetPride in 2016 after serving as president and chief operating officer of GCA Services Group. Dragone, who holds an MBA degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, started his career with Champion International Corp., and in his two decades there rose to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. In 1998 he left Champion to join the executive team at Graphic Communications; in 2004 Dragone was named CEO of the parent company, Unisource Worldwide.