We are proud to announce our 2018-2019 Board of Directors, approved at the board’s annual meeting on June 25.
“This board’s dedication to our mission and complementary range of skills and experience will enrich our efforts to increase the number of Rhode Islanders we are able to serve as we face a rapidly growing senior population,” said Meals on Wheels of RI Executive Director Heather Amaral. “We are extremely pleased and excited to have all our board members as strong advocates for Rhode Island’s most vulnerable seniors.”
Joining our board as new members this year are five Rhode Island business leaders.
Steven Criscione, managing director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has been with the firm since 1991, previously as senior vice president. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Bryant University.
James Joly is an independent financial advisor with 27 years of experience in providing investment guidance to southern New England families and businesses. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Connecticut.
Peter M. Marino started his tenure at Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island in September 2014. As CEO, he oversees all aspects of the health plan. Before joining Neighborhood he was director of the Rhode Island Office of Management and Budget. Previously he was the RI Senate Fiscal Advisor, director of research and policy for the Providence-based RDW Group and director of policy and municipal affairs for the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC). Marino also serves as an adjunct lecturer in public policy at Brown University’s Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions. He holds a bachelor of science degree from James Madison University and a master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
Corey McCarty has been with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island since 2000, becoming vice president, consumer segment in 2014. McCarty also previously served on the board of directors for Special Olympics Rhode Island and as a hockey coach for the Providence Junior Friars. A member of Leadership Rhode Island’s class of 2012, he was named to Providence Business News’ 40 Under 40 List in 2014.
Daniel Murphy, vice president of community and business development at Home Loan Investment Bank, FSB, is also co-founder of Hatch Entrepreneurial Center, a co-working space in Providence. Murphy also serves as secretary of the board of directors of the Providence Business Loan Fund and on the board of directors for Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education. He is a member of Leadership Rhode Island’s class of 2017 and was named to Providence Business News’ 40 Under 40 List in 2013. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics, organization behavior and management from Brown University.
Renewing their tenure on the board of directors are:
President—Harold “Skip” Burns, retired, Raytheon
Vice Chair—Kristin Matsko, attorney, Orson and Brusini Ltd.
Secretary—John Moran, retired, Meals on Wheels of RI
Treasurer—Lauren Amaral, CPA, senior audit manager, Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.
Helen Macdonald—sales associate, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty
Kevin Millonzi—owner, Millonzi Fine Catering and Millonzi’s Bar and Grille
Patricia Paola—senior vice president, Webster Bank