The directors, officers and trustees of RIPEC - the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council

Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council

About Us


  • President

    Robert A. DiMuccio

    President & CEO
  • Treasurer

    Christopher Jackson

    Tax Partner
    Ernst & Young LLP
  • Secretary

    James H. Hahn

    Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP
  • Executive Director

    John C. Simmons

2017 RIPEC Board of Directors & Trustees

  • Jay Allbaugh

    Senior Vice President & Region Manager
    Cox Communications
  • Timothy J. Babineau, MD*

    President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Roger N. Begin CFP®

    Senior Wealth Director
    BNY Mellon Wealth Management
  • Peter T. Bowman*

    Vice President of Government Affairs
    Verizon Communications
  • Tia Bush*

    Vice President Site Operations
  • Nancy Carriuolo

    Vice President for Advancement
    New England Institute of Technology
  • Barbara Chernow*

    Executive Vice President,
    Finance & Administration
    Brown University
  • Paul J. Choquette, Jr.

    Vice Chairman
    Gilbane, Inc.
  • Sean O. Coffey, Esq.

    Partner, Real Estate Group/Environmental Law,
    Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
    Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Daniel J. Cohen

    Swarovski U.S. Holding, Limited
    Executive Board Member
    Swarovski Crystal Business
  • Sean Davies*

    General Manager
    Quonset Point Facility
    Electric Boat Corporation
  • Mark O. Denehy*

    Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC
  • Bradford S. Dimeo*

    Dimeo Construction Company
  • Robert A. DiMuccio, CPA, CPCU*

    Chairman, President & CEO
  • Jonathan D. Fain*

    Chairman & CEO
    Teknor Apex Company
  • Donald J. Farish

    Roger Williams University
  • Gary E. Furtado

    Navigant Credit Union
  • Joseph P. Gencarella

  • Christopher D. Graham*

    Office Managing Partner
    Locke Lord LLP
  • Malcolm Griggs*

    Chief Risk Officer
    Citizens Bank
  • James H. Hahn, Esq.*

    Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP
  • Peter C. Hayes*

    Cushman & Wakefield/
    Hayes & Sherry
  • Tim Hebert

    Chief Executive Officer
    Atrion Inc.
  • Timothy F. Horan*

    President and COO, Rhode Island
    National Grid
  • Benjamin B. Howe*

    CFO, Seapower Capability Systems
    Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
  • Christopher Jackson*

    Partner, Tax Services
    Ernst & Young LLP
  • Kim A. Keck

    President & CEO
    Blue Cross/Blue Shield of RI
  • Dennis D. Keefe

    Care New England Health System
  • John P. Kennedy

    Senior Vice President, Tax
    CVS Health
  • Howard Kilguss

    HK Associates, LLC
  • Joseph H. Kimball, Jr.

    Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP

  • *Director **Honorary

  • Jeanne LaChance

    Interim President & CEO
    Thundermist Health Center
  • Peter K. LaCross

    Vice President, Human Resources
    Davol Inc.
  • Gerald E. Lavallee

    Senior Vice President/Partner
    CB Richard Ellis – New England
  • Thomas A. Lawson

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    FM Global
  • Christopher H. Little

    Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Alan H. Litwin, CPA

    Managing Director
    Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.
  • Ronald K. Machtley*

    Bryant University
  • Joseph J. MarcAurele*

    Chairman & CEO
    Washington Trust
  • Peter M. Marino

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
  • Ned McCrory

    Managing Partner
    Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co.
  • Mark J. Meiklejohn*

    President & CEO
  • Cheryl Merchant

    Hope Global
  • John Muggeridge

    Vice President Public Affairs
    Fidelity Investments
  • Joseph A. Nagle

    President and CEO
    Delta Dental of Rhode Island
  • Joseph R. Paolino, Jr.

    Paolino Properties
  • Sandra G. Parrillo, CPCU*

    President & CEO
    The Providence Mutual Fire
    Insurance Company
  • Arthur S. Robbins

    Robbins Properties
  • Patrick A. Rogers, Esq.*

    Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP
  • John T. Ruggieri*

    Senior Vice President & CFO
    Gilbane, Inc.
  • Mim L. Runey, LP.D.*

    Providence Campus President & Chief Operating Officer
    Johnson & Wales University
  • John “Jay” Ryan

    Senior Vice President & Director
    Public Sector Finance
    Webster Bank, N.A.
  • Lester P. Schindel

    Chief Strategy & Development Officer
    Prospect Medical Holdings, New England
  • Henry D. Sharpe, Jr.**

  • Mark A. Shaw*

    President & CEO
    AAA Northeast
  • Sam Solomon*

    CFO & Treasurer
    RI School of Design
  • Shivan S. Subramaniam*

    FM Global
  • Eric C. Swain

    Vice President, Sales &
    Account Management
  • John M. Sweeney

    Senior Vice President for Finance & Business
    Providence College
  • Deborah M. Thomas*

    Chief Financial Officer
  • Kevin P. Tracy

    Senior Vice President
    Market Executive
    Business Banking
    Global Commercial Banking
    Bank of America, N.A.
  • Paula Twidale

    Executive Vice President
    Collette Vacations
  • Gregory A. Woods*

    President & CEO