In his hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts, he served on many boards and committees, managing millions of dollars in assets and raising thousands of dollars for charitable organizations, such as the Worcester Fire Department Credit Union Board of Trustees, Municipal Retirees Organization, United Way and Habitat for Humanity.
Born in Worcester, Commissioner Casello attended public schools in his community. He graduated from Worcester Industrial Technical Institute in 1972 and Quinsigamond Community College in 2002, where he earned an Associate in Science.
Commissioner Casello honorably served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force. Assigned to the 212th ANG Unit, he was responsible for the installation of radio transmission sites throughout the country. In 1974, he was appointed to the Worcester Fire Department and promoted to Lieutenant in 1984. Within the Fire Department, he served in many capacities, including arson investigator, working closely with the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).
As a business owner and licensed electrical contractor for over 23 years, Commissioner Casello operated Casello Electrical Services, specializing in residential and commercial electrical design and installation. Commissioner Casello is married and has one daughter.