banner photo: JA Board Chairman, Kevin Tracy of Bank of America, works with students at Roger Williams Middle School as part of 2016 Education Awareness Week.

Board of Directors

JA’s board of directors is comprised of executives and business leaders who represent diverse facets of Rhode Island’s economy.  Their wide range of backgrounds and professional expertise yield a dynamic and dedicated team with a hands-on approach to positioning JA as a leader in youth, education, and economic development. The leadership and philanthropic efforts of the Board of Directors are at the forefront of our efforts and accomplishments.

Craig Bilodeau (Treasurer), Partner | Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP
David Booth, Vice President | Coastway Community Bank

Paul A. Campellone, Esq., Attorney | Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Suzanne Carmody, Senior Vice President - Head of Business Delivery | Citizens Bank
Jason Carosi, Vice President/Relationship Manager - Commercial Banking | Webster Bank, N.A.
Sherri Carrera (Secretary), Account Manager | GLAD WORKS
Paul A. Carroll, Manager, Enterprise Leadership Development | CVS Health
Col. Hugh T. Clements, Jr., Chief of Police | Providence Police Department
Adam Compton, Director of Strategic Marketing | Schneider Electric

Robert A. D`Amico II (Immediate Past Chairman), Managing Partner | D`Amico-Burchfield, LLP
Peter J. DiFilippo, Sr Lender, Restaurant Franchise Finance Division | TD Bank
Peter C. Dorsey Jr., President | The Business Development Company
Mitchell R. Edwards, Esq., Partner | Hinckley Allen
Jay Farland, Vice President, Senior Commercial Lender | Customers Bank
David Ferreira, Vice President, Small Business Relationship Manager | TD Bank

Christopher Graham, Esq., Office Managing Partner | Locke Lord
Daniel Hagerty, Senior President/Market Manager | Citizens Bank
John Haronian (Emeritus), President | Wine & Spirits Retail Consultant, Inc.
Titus Her, Financial Analyst | MetLife
Steve Hughes,
Director of Sales | Cox Business
Steven H. Kitchin, Vice President, Corporate Education and Training | New England Institute of Technology
Scott Lajoie, Vice President, Senior Business Lender | BankRI
Blake Laverdiere, Manager of Operations | General Dynamics Electric Boat
Tim Lodge, CIC, Senior Vice President | Eastern Insurance Group
Jamison Miller,
Financial Advisor | The DeMarco Group, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
William Priante, Dean of Providence Admissions | Johnson & Wales University
Douglas Rademacher, Educator | The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center
Janet Raymond, Senior Vice President of Economic Development | Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Irving Schneider, PhD (Emeritus), President - Providence Campus (Retired) | Johnson & Wales University
Richard V. Simone III, President | EGN, LLC
Kevin P. Tracy (Chairman), Senior Vice President/Market Executive - Business Banking | Bank of America
Todd D. Turcotte, PE, Vice President | Capital Properties
Eric Turner, Partner | KPMG LLP

Terri Ward, Associate Vice President - Incident Management | Citizens Bank
Kerri Wheeler, Manager - Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits - Property & Casualty | MetLife Auto & Home