Board of Directors

Our Leadership

Board of Directors
Name Company Position
Mr. Leon Bailey The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Human Resources Consultant
Ms. Yecenia Acosta CT Department of Social Services Social Services Operations Manager
Mr. Frank Alvarado U.S. Small Business Administration Senior Area Manager/Veterans Affairs Officer
Mr. Larry Bentley Consultant Consultant
Mr. Anthony Bolden New Haven Job Corps Center Director
Ms. Mary Burgard DORS/BESB Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor
Mr. Bing Carbone Modern Plastics President
Ms. Heather Cavanaugh Stamford Chamber of Commerce President & CEO
Dr. Thomas Coley Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Regional President
Ms. Julie DeMarco Bigelow Center for Senior Activities Director of Human & Social Services
Mr. Clodomiro Falcon The Falcon Vargas Group President & CEO
Mr. Garry Feldman U.S. Computer Connection LLC President & Co-Founder
Ms. Monette Ferguson Alliance for Community Empowerment Inc. Executive Director
Mr. Victor Fuda CT Dept. of Labor Job Center Director
Mr. Fred Gill Gateway Community College Adjunct Professor
Ms. Lindy Lee Gold Department of Economic & Community Dev. Senior Regional Manager
Mr. Joseph Grabinski Sikorsky Aircraft Chief Union Environment & Health Steward
Mr. Craig Hoekenga Microboard Processing, Inc. Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Doug Holcomb Greater Bridgeport Transit Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Celina Hudson Citibank, N.A. Branch Manager
Mr. Michael LaBella TD Bank - CT Regional Vice President
Mr. John Loeser CVS Health Senior Business Consultant
Mr. Jim Lohr Carpenters Labor Management Program Deputy Director
Ms. Eileen Lopez-Cordone United Illuminating Community Development Specialist
Ms. Sabrina Mancini CT State Dept of Education Education Consultant
Mr. Matthew McSpedon JP Morgan Chase Bank Securities Financial Advisor
Mr. David Morgan TEAM, Inc. President and CEO
Mr. Jim Oddo Executive Search Professionals LLC Managing Partner
Mr. Win Oppel Ad-Merica Corp President
Mr. Mike Proto Prestige Industrial Finishing General Manager
Ms. Cindy Rafael Department of Rehabilitation Services Vocational Rehabilitation District Director
Ms. Loni Richards Service After Service, Inc. President & CEO
Mr. Larry Saffran Stelray Plastics President
Mr. Matthew Seebeck Brookfield Properties Senior General Manager, Retail
Atty. Margaret Sheahan Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C. Attorney at Law
Mr. Bruce Silverstone Silverstone Consulting Managing Partner
Mr. Dwayne Smith Housatonic Community College CEO
Mr. Thomas Sportini IBEW Local Union 488 Training Director
Mr. Brian Truini UFCW 371 Secretary Treasurer
Ms. Debra Watson People's United Bank Fair Lending Officer
Ms. Valerie Watson Patriot Bank Vice President