Crossroads' board & staff are made up of exceptionally knowledgable, dedicated and caring individuals who work relentlessly to help end homelessness for families and individuals in Rhode Island.

Crossroads Rhode Island 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Officers

Chair
The Honorable John J. McConnell, Jr.
U.S. Courthouse

Chair-Elect
Julie Duffy, Esq.
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Textron Inc.

Vice Chair
Adam Hamblett

Treasurer
Edwin Santos
Chairman
CharterCARE Health Partners

Secretary
Virginia Branch
Associate Principle
DBVW Architects


Member At Large
Scot Jones
CEO/Owner
Groov-Pin Corporation

Member At Large
Dr. Margaret M. Van Bree

Member At Large
Rebecca Webber
General Manager
Cambridge Innovation Center

Member At Large
M. Teresa Paiva Weed,
Esq.
President
Hospital Association of Rhode Island

Chair-Emeritus
Howard G. Sutton
President
Gipper Consulting, LLC

Directors

Nicole E. Alexander-Scott, M.D.
Director
State of Rhode Island Department of Health

Alden M. Anderson, Jr.
Senior Vice President
CBRE, Inc.

Marie Bernardo-Sousa
President, Providence Campus
Johnson & Wales University

Eileen Howard Boone, SVP
Corp. Communications & Community Relations
CVS Health

Barbara Cottam, EVP
Head of Corporate Affairs
Citizens Bank

Gonzalo Cuervo
Chief of Staff
RI Department of State

Jeffrey Dana, Esq.
City Solicitor
City of Providence

Karen G. DelPonte, Esq.
Partner
Cameron & Mittleman LLP

Bradford S. Dimeo
President
Dimeo Construction Company

Lawrence Eichler, Esq.
Eichler Realty Company, Inc.

John Galvin
CEO
AAA Northeast

Vera Gierke

David M. Gilden, Esq.
Managing Partner
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

John P. Hooper, Esq.
Partner
King & Spalding

Monica Huertas

Ashish K. Jha, M.D., MPH
Dean, School of Public Health
Brown University

Rajiv Kumar, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer & President
Virgin Pulse Institute

Mary Leahey
Real Estate Consultant
Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Realty

Seth Magaziner
General Treasurer
State of Rhode Island

Matthew T. Marcello, III, Esq.
Partner
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP

Frank Mauran
President
Gaspee Publishing

Michael Mello
Senior Director for Global Government Relations
IGT

Terry Moran
President
McLaughlin & Moran, Inc.

Tony Simon
President
Simon Consulting Services

Mark Stewart
Chief Financial Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Thomas A. Verdi
Providence Police Department

Marshall Votta
Operating Advisor
Nautic Partners LLC

Patrick Wholey
President and General Manager
WPRI-12/Nexstar

Gayle Wolf
President
Government Strategies, Inc.

Staff

Crossroads Leadership Team

Karen Santilli
President & CEO
ksantilli@crossroadsri.org

Michelle Wilcox
Chief Operating Officer
mwilcox@crossroadsri.org

Merelise Hitte
Chief Financial Officer
mhitte@crossroadsri.org






Laura Calenda

Chief Marketing and Philanthropy Officer
lcalenda@crossroadsri.org

John MacDonald
Chief Program Officer, Housing & Support Services
jmacdonald@crossroadsri.org

Cicely Dove
Chief Program Officer, Shelter & Crisis Services
cdove@crossroadsri.org

Jennifer Watkins
Vice President of Emergency Shelters
jwatkins@crossroadsri.org