Aurrichio is a fifth-generation Italian cheesemaker. His family emigrated from Italy and his father founded BelGioioso Cheese. He began his cheese career in operations and the moved to directing the sales side of the company. Today, Auricchio acts as EVP and oversees all aspects of the business. He graduated from Northwestern University in Illinois with an economics degree. He served the IDDBA on the Executive Committee as Chairman of the Board and many other committees.