Mr. Savino believes his liberal arts education was a great foundation for his career in business and urges students to get a well-rounded education and not just focus solely on business classes while in school. Although Mr. Savino believes that getting an MBA may be beneficial, he believes that college students may be better served by obtaining a graduate degree in computer science or some other related field as this feature may distinguish oneself from the herd. He stresses the importance of learning how to effectively use Excel and Argus, as well as understanding the core essence of your business.
Mr. Savino is a strong proponent of always being factual in your statements and believes that the most important quality to possess is candor. He emphasizes the importance in business to be as direct and transparent as possible, as this will allow mistakes to be addressed quickly and maintain a practical outlook. Mr. Savino urges students to have realistic expectations about the future, persist through adversity, and diversify their interests and pursuits.