Carman Dragone

Creativity, performance and expression -- these are the pillars of Carman Dragone's approach to the pageantry arts. For more than 27 years, Dragone has led the THS marching band as Assistant Band Director. Over the years, he has been recognized for his fierce dedication to the marching band by receiving 3 service awards from Trumbull Board of Education.

  United States            

Work Experience

November 2016 - Present

Founder, Member, President  THSGEMB Alumni

A Connecticut non-profit established to raise funds for the members of the
Trumbull High School Golden Eagle Marching Band

January 2008 - Present

President  Trumbull High School

Managing a large non-profit

August 1993 - Present

Assistant Director  Trumbull High School

I am the visual caption head, and assistant director, for the award winning

December 2010 - December 2014

Owner  Dragone Motors Inc

Owned and operated a successful second location in Waterbury Connecticut with almost the exact same demographics as our first location. My duties included managing a team of 10 employees towards common sales and profit goals.

Mimi Dragone Incorporated


1989 - 1993

Northwood University

Automotive Management



How to be Successful at Work

Carman Dragone shares tips on obtaining success at work. 

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur 

Carman Dragone shares his blog "Thinking Like an Entrepreneur".

The History Behind Marching Bands

Carman Dragone shares a blog covering the history of marching bands. 

The Basics of Becoming an Entrepreneur

Carman Dragone shares a blog about the basics of becoming an entrepreneur. 

Five Signs it's Time to Pivot Your Business

Carman Dragone shares a blog about when you should pivot your business model/plan.

The Different Types of Bands

Carman Dragone shares a blog highlighting the different types of bands you can join. 

Choosing an Audition Piece for Music School

Carman Dragone talks about what audition piece you should choose for music school. 

What Diversity Looks Like in Business in 2022

Carman Dragone discusses what diversity looks like in 2022 in businesses.