Simplex Industries, Inc. Names David Boniello as President

Simplex Industries, a leader in the modular industry and one of the region’s leading employers, has announced a succession plan in which long-time Vice President David Boniello will become President of the company on January 1, 2022. The announcement was made by current President and managing partner Patrick Fricchione, Jr. Fricchione will remain Chairman and CEO of the company.

“Dave Boniello’s promotion to President is a natural progression that reflects his three-decades of expertise in the industry and successful leadership at Simplex Industries,” said Patrick Fricchione, Jr. “As a respected voice in the industry, Dave is uniquely positioned to take over the day-to-day operations of Simplex and I am confident he will lead in Simplex with integrity. This long-planned transition will allow Dave to focus on the daily operations and I’ll be able to devote myself to Simplex’s long-term future growth.”

Dave Boniello joined Simplex over 30 years ago and rose through a number of sales and management positions to his current role as Vice President of Simplex Industries and Cornerstone Building Solutions. Cornerstone is the local building division of the company.

In recent years, Boniello’s focus has been developing and maintaining relationships with large scale customers. In that role he has overseen some of the company’s largest apartment and town home projects in Philadelphia, suburban New York City and across the Mid-Atlantic region.

“I’m honored to lead Simplex during an exciting time of growth and opportunity, and am privileged to work with such a committed group of employees,” said Boniello. “I’ve dedicated the majority of my professional life to the company and formed close bonds with our employees, customers and vendors. As we celebrate 50 years of Simplex Industries’ history, I’m coming into the new role with the company in perhaps the best condition since our founding by the Fricchione family in 1971. As a leader in our field, it’s my goal and my challenge to continue on what our employees have built over the past 50 years.”

Dave Boniello is a native of Dunmore, PA and graduate of Johnson College (Scranton, PA). He is a past Chairman of the Johnson College Board of Directors and a long-time Johnson College Board member. Boniello has been an active board member of the Lackawanna Home Builders Association and Home Builders Association of NEPA alongside being a member of the Women’s Resource Center Golf Tournament Committee.