Board of Directors

Officers of the Board

Edward O. Handy, III 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Washington Trust Company

Vice President
Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN
Research Dietician and Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical
The Miriam Hospital and Brown University

Robert M. Leach
Senior Relationship Manager
TD Bank

Deborah Thurston
Food Coordinator

Members of the Board

Louis Amoriggi
Senior Vice President
Webster Bank

Stephen Ashworth
Managing Director, U.S. Trust
Bank of America

Maureen Barishian
Senior Accountant/Investment Analyst
Bryant University

Kate Brewster
Executive Director
Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale*

James A. Bussiere
Senior Vice President
Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Mary Eastman
Head of Personal Investment Acceleration
Fidelity Investments

Harley Frank
Admiral Packaging, Inc.

Mark W. Freel
Locke Lord LLP

Gregory Garger
Executive Director, Labor & Employee Relations
Textron, Inc.

Kim Keck
President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

David Macchioni
District Director
Stop & Shop

Peter Marino
President and Chief Executive Officer
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

Eugene Martin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Gordon Brothers Finance Company

Pauline Perkins Moye 
Director of Social Services
Newport Housing Authority*

Russell Partridge
Executive Director
WARM Center*

Mark A. Ross
Retired Vice President
Ross-Simons Jewelers

Renee St. John
Community Care Alliance*

Tanisha Simpson
Senior Manager of Volunteer and Nutrition Services
Westbay Community Action*

Jyothi Subramaniam
Former Faculty
Johnson & Wales University

Christopher C. Whitney
Pierce Atwood, LLP

* Member Agency of the Food Bank

Honorary Board Members

Patricia M. Cerilli, CPA
Partner, Mullen Scorpio Cerilli

Wayne Charness
Retired Sr. VP Corporate Communications, Hasbro

Kim Cummins
SVP, Organizational Performance
Fidelity Investments

Frank D. DePetrillo
Retired Community Liaison
RI Department of Human Services

Alan Shawn Feinstein
Philanthropist, The Feinstein Foundation

Gerry Fernandez
President & Founder
Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance

Charles S. Fradin
Consultant, The Sirenic Trust

Arnold M. Friedman
Retired Counsel
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Kathleen Gorman, PhD
Director, University of Rhode Island
Feinstein Center for a Hunger-Free America

Douglas Johnson, PhD
President, Heritage Consulting Group, Inc.

Michele Lederberg
General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI

Donna Lee
Retired Food Editor, The Providence Journal

Dorothy Licht
Former First Lady, State of Rhode Island

Linda Newton
Independent Consultant
Newton & Newton, LLC

Joseph J. MarcAurele
Chairman & CEO
The Washington Trust Company

Bob McDonough
Former Administrator for Family & Adult Services
RI Department of Human Services

John D. Muggeridge
VP Public Affairs
Fidelity Investments

John Murphy
Partner, KPMG LLP

Kathy O’Donnell
SVP/Head of Public Affairs
Citizens Bank

Robert Powers
Retired Sr. Vice President, HR
Textron Systems

Dennis Roy
Chief Executive Officer
East Bay Community Action

Cheryl A. Senerchia
Vice President, Compliance
The Washington Trust Company

Honorable Justice William Smith
Federal District Judge

Lisa Stanton
General Manager
Monitise Americas

William R. Walter
President and CEO
Innovative Solutions for Non-Profits, Inc.

Marilyn Warren
Executive Director
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

Ray Welsh
District Manager
Stop & Shop Companies

Robert A. Weygand
Master of Public Administration Program
University of Rhode Island