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.

Ashlee Accetta, Community Relations Manager | Fidelity Investments
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 (Chairman), Senior Vice President - Head of Core Banking Sourcing | 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
Graham Chapman, Manager of Community Partnerships | Santander Bank
Col. Hugh T. Clements, Jr.,
Chief of Police | Providence Police Department
Adam Compton, Director of Strategic Marketing | Schneider Electric

Peter J. DiFilippo, Sr Lender, Restaurant Franchise Finance Division | TD Bank
Mitchell R. Edwards, Esq., Partner | Hinckley Allen
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
David Hirsch, Partner | Hinckley Allen
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
Tim Lodge, CIC, Senior Vice President | Eastern Insurance Group
Jamison Miller,
Financial Advisor | The DeMarco - McCarthy Group, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
William Priante, Dean of Providence Admissions | Johnson & Wales University
Yiguang Qiu, Ph.D. Asst. VP, Marketing/Dir. of Market Research and Analytics | Amica Mutual Insurance Company
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 (Immediate Past Chairman), Senior VP/Market Executive - Business Banking | Bank of America
Todd D. Turcotte, PE, Principal | Turcotte Consulting
Eric Turner, Partner | KPMG LLP