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For selection to the Board of Directors we look for individuals who want to be challenged, who have a willingness to take a leadership role in promoting the Chamber's mission “to support and advance the business community in Rhode Island by providing leadership initiatives in economic and human development.”  We need people who want to have fun and are willing to represent the business and professional leadership of the community with a hands-on approach. 

 

Jo-Ann L. Schofield
Jo-Ann L. Schofield
Chairman of the Board

Jo-Ann Schofield is the President and CEO of the RI Mentoring Partnership. A staff member... click here to read more.
Alfred L. Grant
Alfred L. Grant
Chair-Elect

Al Grant is Senior Vice President, Mortgage Origination at The Washington Trust Company. Washington Trust... click here to read more.
Joseph D. Lajoie
Joseph D. Lajoie
Vice-Chair

Brent E. Wyrostek
Brent E. Wyrostek
Secretary

Brent is President of the Warwick-based Arrest-A-Pest, Inc., a residential and commercial Pest Control Company.... click here to read more.
Jason D. Bianco, CPA
Jason D. Bianco, CPA
Past-Chair/Treasurer

A certified public accountant, Jason brings both accounting and business management experience to Gilligan &... click here to read more.
Joseph J. McGair, Esq.
Joseph J. McGair, Esq.
Legal Counsel

Joe has served the Chamber for more than 30 years, both as a member and... click here to read more.
Bob Ayers
Bob Ayers
Board Member

Bob Ayers has been the General Manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott Warwick since... click here to read more.
Maryanne Bevans, Esq.
Maryanne Bevans, Esq.
Board Member

Nicole Bourque
Nicole Bourque
Board Member

Donna T. Caccia, CPA, MST, CFP
Donna T. Caccia, CPA, MST, CFP
Board Member

Donna is a graduate of Bryant University where she earned both her undergraduate degree in... click here to read more.
John Gautreaux
John Gautreaux
Board Member

Independence Financial Partners.  John has been an active part of the business community for over... click here to read more.
Gregory A. Gould
Gregory A. Gould
Board Member

Gregory Gould joined Webster Bank in 2015 as a Relationship Manager specializing in SBA lending.... click here to read more.
Aaron C. Guckian
Aaron C. Guckian
Board Member

Aaron is a Vice President Branch Sales Manager at the Bank Newport East Greenwich Branch.Prior... click here to read more.
James E. Hagan
James E. Hagan
Board Member

Alice Hourihan
Alice Hourihan
Board Member

Alice works on the Commercial & Industrial Program Strategy Team for energy efficiency at National... click here to read more.
Keith A. Lavomodiere
Keith A. Lavomodiere
Board Member

Richard F. Nagele
Richard F. Nagele
Board Member

Richard Nagele is the President of Advantage Marketing Information, a marketing research, strategy and public... click here to read more.
Leah Prata
Leah Prata
Board Member

Corinne Riley
Corinne Riley
Board Member

Corinne Riley is the Co-Owner of William J Riley Plumbing & Heating Inc. William J... click here to read more.
Frank Ritz
Frank Ritz
Board Member

Frank Ritz is the District (Area) Manager for AAA Northeast. He is responsible for the sales... click here to read more.
Justin Sadler
Justin Sadler
Board Member

Justin is the fearless leader at ADS. His passion for finding the right solution for... click here to read more.
Christine Wilson
Christine Wilson
Board Member

 Christine Wilson joined the Board of the Central Rhode Island Chamber in October 2014. She... click here to read more.

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