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RDW Group’s Giselle Mahoney Proudly Named to MOWRI Board of Directors

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island proudly announces the appointment of Giselle Mahoney, RDW Group Partner & Senior Account Executive, to its Board of Directors for a three-year term.

“Giselle’s expertise in public relations and volunteer leadership, combined with her deep commitment to our mission, will be an invaluable asset to Meals on Wheels of RI in elevating the visibility of its statewide impact,” said MOWRI Board Chair Corey McCarty, senior vice president and general manager, CCA Health Rhode Island.Giselle Mahoney RDW Group Giselle Mahoney 2

Mahoney joined RDW Group, a Providence-based full-service marketing and PR firm, in 2017. She brings more than 16 years of marketing, communications, and PR experience to MOWRI, with much of her work focused on public health, older adults, and social and community services.

“I am so excited to join the MOWRI team,” said Mahoney. “MOWRI’s mission is to alleviate food insecurity and social isolation among our state’s older adults. It is one of the most important causes I’ve had the privilege of contributing to. I cannot wait to work with the amazing MOWRI team to grow the organization’s presence, opportunities, and impact.”

Mahoney is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island’s Pi II class (2020) and has been a Leadership Rhode Island Certified Strengths Coach since December 2020. She additionally serves as a board member and past president of the Public Relations Society Southeastern New England chapter. Her other volunteer work includes fundraising, donations, and activities through RDW’s Positive Purpose community service committee and annual holiday gift drives for older adults in assisted living and nursing care communities.

Mahoney holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Rhode Island. A native of Warwick, she resides with her family in North Kingstown.


MOWRI 2023-2024 Board of Directors

Corey McCarty, Chair
Senior Vice President & General Manager, CCA Health Rhode Island

Megan Herne, Vice Chair
Director, HR & Social Responsibility, Cooley Group

Jaclyn Cotter, Esq., Secretary
Litigation Associate, Duffy & Sweeney LTD

Christina Pitney, Treasurer
Senior Vice President-Government Programs, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Lauren Amaral, CPA
Partner, Aduit Services Group, Kahn, Litwin,Renza & Co., Ltd.

Marylou Buyse, MD

Ted Fischer
Co-founder & CEO, Ageless Innovation

Giselle Mahoney
Partner & Sr. Account Executive, RDW Group

Kristin Matsko, Esq.
Attorney, Adler, Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Stephanie McCaffrey
VP of Health Administration & Chief Strategy Officer, East Bay Community Action Program

Kevin Millonzi
Owner, Millonzi’s Fine Catering

Jocelyn Nacci
VP-Commercial Banking, Centreville Bank

Elizabeth Phillips, Esq.
Partner, Hackman & Philips Elder Law RI, LLC

Phanida Phivilay
Senior Community Outreach Representative, UnitedHealthcare

Gregory Smolan
VP Insurance Operations, AAA Northeast

About Meals on Wheels of RI

Founded in 1969, Meals on Wheels of RI’s mission is to meet the nutritional and social needs of those it serves so that they can maintain independent lifestyles. Nutritional and other programming focuses on food insecurity and social isolation as risk factors for negative health outcomes and loss of independence.

For more information, visit

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, Inc. “is funded in part by the United States Administration on Aging and state funds through the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs.” 

Rebecca Keister
Meals on Wheels of RI
External Affairs & Mission Advancement Director
(401) 617-7798 (cell)