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. Arthur Bogen Down to Earth, LLC President
Mr. Anthony Bolden New Haven Job Corps Center Director
Ms. Mary Burgard DORS/BESB Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor
Dr. Thomas Coley Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Regional President
Ms. Lori Ann De Leo ASML Recruitment Specialist
Ms. Julie DeMarco Bigelow Center for Senior Activities Director of Human & Social Services
Mr. Clodomiro Falcon La Guia Hispana President & CEO
Mr. Garry Feldman U.S. Computer Connection LLC President & Co-Founder
Mr. Victor Fuda CT Dept. of Labor Job Center Director
Mr. Fred Gill Metro North Sourcing/Recruitment
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
Dr. Aresta Johnson University of Bridgeport Director of K-12 strategic initiatives within its School of Education
Mr. Michael LaBella TD Bank - CT Regional Vice President
Mr. John Loeser IBM Program Director
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 Frontier Communications Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Development
Mr. Win Oppel Ad-Merica Corp President
Mr. Mike Proto Prestige Industrial Finishing General Manager
Ms. Cindy Rafael Department or Rehabilitative Services Vocational Rehabilitation District Director
Ms. Loni Richards Service After Service, Inc. President & CEO
Mr. Larry Saffran Stelray Plastics President
Ms. Margaret Sheahan Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C. Attorney at Law
Mr. Bruce Silverstone Aquarion VP For Corporate Affairs
Mr. Thomas Sportini IBEW Local Union 488 Training Director
Ms. Debra Watson People's United Bank Fair Lending Officer
Mr. Thomas Wilkinson Local 371 United Food and Commercial Workers Executive Vice President