Chamber announces 2018 Board of Directors

Chamber announces 2018 Board of Directors

LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce has named its 2018 Board of Directors, representing a variety of businesses from across the state, with the mission of enhancing the state’s economic climate.

Susan A. Fabrizio will chair the board. She is the president and founder of Flagship Staffing Services, which was established in 2004. Prior to her work at Flagship, Fabrizio had a 25-year career as vice president and COO with Manpower Incorporated of Providence, a franchise of international staffing firm Manpower Inc.

She is a 1989 Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, past president of the Rotary Club of Providence, and a member of Leadership Rhode Island’s 1990 “Kappa” class.

Other members of the Chamber’s 2018 Executive Committee include: Chairman-Elect Craig Sculos (Twin River Casino); Secretary Kevin Tracy (Bank of America); Treasurer Peter Marino (Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island); Immediate Past Chair Ernie Almonte (RSM US LLP); and Legal Counsel Michael A. Gamboli, Esq. (Partridge Snow Hahn LLP).

Executive Committee At-Large members are Jennifer Parkhurst, (Fidelity); Elizabeth Catucci (Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co.); and President/CEO John Gregory (Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce).

The complete listing of 2018 Board of Directors is as follows: Anthony Botelho (Freedom National Bank); Jeanne Budnick (Pepin Lumber); Frank Casale (TD Bank); Jeffery P. Cascione (Navigant Credit Union); George Charette (Pawtucket Credit Union); Charlie Clifford (YMCA of Pawtucket, Inc.) Michael A. DeCataldo, CPA/PFS, CFP (Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. L.L.P.); Dennis De Jesus (Special Olympics Rhode Island) Nancy Dufresne (Bank Rhode Island); Timothy Flanagan (Kirkbrae Country Club); David Fontaine (Marcum, LLP); Tim Forsberg (Johnston Sun Rise); Diane Fregeau (Milford Federal Savings & Loan Association); John Houle (JH Communications); William Hunt (Shove Insurance); Junior Jabbie (Banneker Industries); An Le (Citizens Bank of Rhode Island); Carl Lisa Sr. (Lisa & Sousa, LTD); David Lucier (Lucier, CPA); John Luo M.D. (Doctor’s Choice); Robert Mancini (Rhode Island Society of CPAs); Jennifer Morrison, (Amica Mutual Insurance Company); Daniel P. Orovitz (The Washington Trust Company); Yahaira Placencia (U. S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management); Daniel Rea III (Pawtucket Red Sox); Joseph K. Sabetta (Citrin Cooperman); John Silva (Bristol County Savings Bank); Mary Ann Shallcross Smith (Dr. Day Care Learning Center); Lori Spangler (National Grid); Robert Stolzman (Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.); Thomas Ward (The Valley Breeze); and David Wegrzyn (Bryant University).