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Officers

Chair
Mim L. Runey, LP.D.
Chancellor
Johnson & Wales University

Treasurer
Christopher Jackson
Tax Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

President & CEO
Michael DiBiase
Rhode Island Public
Expenditure Council

Vice Chair
Patrick A. Rogers
Partner
Hinckly Allen & Snyder LLP

Secretary
James H. Hahn
Partner
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

2021 RIPEC Board of Directors & Trustees

Lisa Ahart

Vice President U.S. Corporate Human Resources and Environmental Health and Safety
Toray Plastics (America)

Jay Allbaugh

Senior Vice President & Northeast Region Manager
Cox Communications

Peter Arden

Chairman & CEO
The Arden Corporation

Dr. Kelli J. Armstrong

President
Salve Regina University

Timothy J. Babineau, MD*

President & Chief Executive Officer
Lifespan

Kathrin Belliveau*

Senior Vice President and Chief Purpose Officer
Hasbro

Brian Britson*

Vice President Site Operations
Amgen

Michele Cinquegrano*

Regional Director
Verizon

Sean O. Coffey, Esq.

Partner/Real Estate Group/Environmental Law, Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Burns & Levinson LLP

Robert Colucci

Chief Financial Officer
Collette Vacations

Marc Cristafulli

Executive Vice President, Strategy & Operations
Bally's Corporation

Albert Dahlberg*

Asst. Vice President
Gov. & Community Relations
Brown University

Jason DaPonte, CPA

Partner
Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP

Sean Davies*

Vice President of Operations
Quonset Point Facility
Electric Boat Corporation

Stephen Del Sesto

Partner
Pierce Atwood LLP

Mark O. Denehy*

Shareholder
Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC

Richard DeRienzo

Partner, Advisory Services Leader
CitrinCooperman

Bradford S. Dimeo*

President
Dimeo Construction Company

Robert A. DiMuccio, CPA, CPCU*

Chairman, President & CEO
AMICA

Edmund Donnelly

Area Manager, External Affairs, State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
AT&T Services, Inc.

Jonathan D. Fain*

President & CEO
Teknor Apex Company

Scott Freund

Vice President for Advancement
New England Institute of Technology

Gary E. Furtado

President/CEO
Navigant Credit Union

John Galvin*

Chairman of the Board
AAA Northeast

Christopher D. Graham*

Office Managing Partner
Locke Lord LLP

Adam Gwaltney

Partner
Nixon Peabody LLP

James H. Hahn, Esq.*

Partner
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Sam Hanna

SVP, Director Middle Market Banking
Webster Bank, N.A.

Pete Hayes*

Partner
Cushman & Wakefield/Hayes & Sherry

Harold Horvat

President, CEO & Chairman of the Board
Centerville Savings Bank

Junior Jabbie*

President & CEO
Banneker Supply Chain Solutions

Christopher Jackson*

Partner, Tax Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Keith D. Kelly*

President, Citizens Bank R.I.
Citizens Financial Group

John P. Kennedy

Senior Vice President, Tax
CVS Health

Howard Kilguss

HK Associates, LLC

Wade Knudson*

Deputy Vice President, Naval Power
Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Jeanne LaChance

President & CEO
Thundermist Health Center

Gerald E. Lavallee

Senior Vice President/Partner
CB Richard Ellis – New England

Thomas A. Lawson*

President & Chief Executive Officer
FM Global

Michele Lederberg*

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Chief Administrative Officer
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of RI

Jeffrey Leibman

Chief Executive Officer
CharterCARE Health Partners

Alan H. Litwin, CPA

Managing Director
Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.

Ronald K. Machtley*

President Emeritus
Bryant University

Peter M. Marino

President & Chief Executive Officer
Neighborhood Health Plan of RI

Terrance Martiesian

Owner
Martiesian & Associates

Ned McCrory

Partner
PFK O’Connor Davies, LLP

Mark J. Meiklejohn

President & CEO
BankRI

Rick Metters

Vice President, RI Public Affairs
Fidelity Investments

Ioannis Miaoulis

President
Roger Williams University

Jaclyn Morrocco

Managing Director
KPMG LLP

Joseph R. Paolino, Jr.

Managing Partner
Paolino Properties

Sandra G. Parrillo, CPCU*

President & CEO
The Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company

Sandra Pattie

President & CEO
BankNewport

Joseph Perroni

President & CEO
Delta Dental of Rhode Island

David Proulx*

SVP, Finance & Administration and Treasurer
Rhode Island School of Design

Gail Robbins

Senior Vice President, Planning and Finance
Care New England Health System

Patrick A. Rogers, Esq.*

Partner
Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP

John T. Ruggieri*

Senior Vice President & CFO
Gilbane Building Company

Mim L. Runey, LP.D.*

Chancellor
Johnson & Wales University

Lara Salamano*

Providence Design and Innovation Center Lead and Senior Digital Manager
Infosys

Henry D. Sharpe, Jr.**

Terence Sobolewski*

President & COO
Rhode Island National Grid

Brian J. Spero

President & CEO
The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company

Neil Steinberg

President & CEO
The Rhode Island Foundation

Shivan S. Subramaniam*

Retired Chairman & CEO
FM Global

Eric C. Swain

Vice President, Sales & Account Management
UnitedHealthcare

John M. Sweeney

Senior Vice President for Finance & Business
Providence College

Kevin P. Tracy

Senior Vice President, Market Executive
Bank of America, N.A.

Vic Vetters

General Manager, WJAR NBC 10
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Robert Vincent

Chairperson, IGT Global Solutions Corporation
IGT Corporation

Joseph Wanat, PE, PTOE

Managing Director, Providence
Vanasse Hagen Brustlin, Inc.

John White

Executive Chairman
Taco Comfort Solutions

Laurie White

President
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Stephen White

President & CEO
Westerly Community Credit Union

Gregory A. Woods*

President & CEO
AstroNova

William Wray*

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
Washington Trust

*Director     **Honorary

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