Brian DiSabatino, Chairman
CEO, EDiS Company
Brian DiSabatino is CEO of EDiS Company, a regional construction company that provides commercial and industrial construction and development in Delaware. He is a fourth-generationmember of the family business, now in its fifth generation. Mr. DiSabatino is Vice President of the Delaware Contractors Association.
At EDiS Company, Mr. DiSabatino has led the strategy that helped the company grow to as large as $150 million, securing a repeat business ratio that exceeds 90 percent. Mr. DiSabatino has been locally and nationally recognized for his innovation with projects like the Town of Whitehall, a $1 billion development that is creating a “turn of the last century” town, from scratch.
Outside corporate activity includes Mr. DiSabatino as a Co-founder and the Chairman of the Board of Delaware Sterling Bank and Trust Company, which was purchased by PNC Bank. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the National Advisory Council for Butler Manufacturing of Kansas City, Missouri.
Mr. DiSabatino is the Chairman of the Board of the Grand Opera House in Delaware and former chairman of numerous philanthropic causes where he has raised tens of millions for the community. With his son Jacob, Mr. DiSabatino created the brand 22in22 to bring awareness and funding to combat military related suicides and serves as an Advisory Board Member of national nonprofit, Stop Soldier Suicide. Partnering with internationally respected international human rights advocate and North Korean defector Ji Seong Ho, Mr. DiSabatino serves as the United States Chairman of the Board to Ji Seong Ho’s foundation, NAUH.
In 2019, Mr. DiSabatino was inducted in the Hall of Fame of his alma matter, Garnet Valley High School, for his humanitarian contributions to society. Also in 2019, he was honored at the NASCAR Dover International Speedway as Delaware’s Hometown Hero. Other honors include the Boy Scouts of America Delaware Citizen of the Year, the Bank of America Outstanding Community Builders award, The Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award for Healthcare, and Catholic Charities Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award for Outstanding Community Service.