Meet Our Staff

Office of the President

Neil Steinberg
President & CEO
(401) 427-4007
Wendi DeClercq
Executive Assistant
(401) 427-4050

Development

James S. Sanzi, Esq.
Vice President of Development
(401) 427-4025
Michele Berard, CFRE
Senior Development Officer
(401) 427-4040
Carol Golden
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
(401) 427-4027
Tim Groves, Esq.
Development Officer
(401) 427-4020
Pamela Tesler Howitt
Senior Development Officer
(401) 427-4045
Christina Kettell
Administrative Assistant
(401) 427-4030
Kelly Riley
Administrative Assistant
(401) 427-4028

Strategy and Community Investments

Jessica David
Vice President of Strategy and Community Investments
(401) 427-4005
Mary-Kim Arnold
Evaluation and Learning Officer
(401) 427-4009
Chris Barnett
Senior Public Affairs Officer
(401) 427-4055
Jean E. Cohoon
Senior Public Affairs Officer
(401) 427-4002
Connie Grosch
Digital Reporter
(401) 427-4058
Jamie E. Hull
Public Affairs Associate
(401) 427-4003
Lauren Paola
Public Affairs & Special Projects Manager
(401) 427-4004
Shayne Purdue
Events Coordinator
(401) 427-4043

Grant Programs

Daniel Kertzner
Vice President for Grant Programs: Arts & Culture
(401) 427-4014
Crystal Alvarado
Administrative Assistant
(401) 427-4013
Adrian C. Bonéy
Grant Programs Officer: Housing and Special Programs
(401) 427-4015
Shannon Massaroco
Administrative Assistant
(401) 427-4029
Yvette Mendez
Grant Programs Officer: Healthy Lives
(401) 427-4051
Inés Merchán
Grant Programs Officer: Children & Families and Basic Human Needs
(401) 427-4034
Jennifer Pereira
Grant Programs Officer: Economic Security and Environment
(401) 427-4052
Toby Shepherd
Grant Programs Officer: Education Success
(401) 427-4008

Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence

Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D.
Vice President of the Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence
(401) 427-4006
Joanna Read
Program Coordinator
(401) 427-4054

Finance

John Barnett
Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(401) 427-4026
Raymond J. DeCosta
Senior Staff Accountant
(401) 427-4022
Jennifer Reid
Controller
(401) 427-4023

Technology & Operations Management

Kathleen Malin
Vice President of Technology & Operations Management
(401) 427-4047
Ricky Bogert
Donor Services Administrator
(401) 427-4011
Lou Capracotta
Facilities Manager
(401) 427-4057
Diane Cournoyer
Administrative Assistant
(401) 427-4021
Alison Jackson
Data and Operations Manager
(401) 427-4010
Paula O'Brien
Advised Grants Administrator
(401) 427-4018
Bryant Phillips
Database Administrator
(401) 427-4049
Diane Rodgers
Administrative Assistant
(401) 427-4021
Ian Ross
Grants Database Coordinator
(401) 427-4012
Joe Santos
IT Technician
(401) 427-4048

Human Resources

Frank Cerilli
Human Resources Manager
(401) 427-4024

Address

LocationOne Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Directions

Contact

(401) 274-4564
info@rifoundation.org

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