Meet the 2022 Sigma II Class

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

24% of class members work in the Government sector, 32% in the Nonprofit sector, and 44% in the Private sector

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

The Sigma IIs represent 22 unique industries

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

41% of class members identify as BIPOC, 59 % as White

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

48% of class members were born in Rhode Island

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

Class members born outside of Rhode Island represent 15 states and 11 countries

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

The oldest class member is 67, the youngest is 28

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

The median age of class members is 43

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

The Sigma IIs represent 29 RI and 5 MA cities and towns

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

65% of class members serve on boards and commissions

Sigma IIs by the Numbers

As a cohort, their Top 5 CliftonStrengths are: Achiever - Learner - Relator - Strategic - Responsibility

Brian Baker

Barrington, RI

VP, Global Brand Leader, Hasbro

Jim Bianco

Narragansett, RI

Application Development Manager, Beacon Mutual Insurance

Doris Blanchard

Cranston, RI

Director of Small Business Programs, RI Commerce Corporation

Kris Bradner

Providence, RI

Principal, Traverse Landscape Architects

Lindsey Brickle

Barrington, RI

Senior Workforce Manager, Polaris MEP

Tamara Burman

Johnston, RI

Chief of Organizational Effectiveness, YWCA Rhode Island

Robert Bush

Providence, RI

COO, United Way of Rhode Island

Raymonde Charles

Lincoln, RI

VP of Communications, Education & Ventures, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Laionel Cintron

Providence, RI

Account Manager, Granicus

Karen Colby

Coventry, RI

Project Executive, Gilbane

Norelys Consuegra

Johnston, RI

Deputy Director of Elections, Office of the Rhode Island Secretary of State, Nellie M. Gorbea

Alison Croke

South Kingstown, RI

President & CEO, Wood River Health Services

Samantha Cullen-Fry

Warwick, RI

Indigenous Empowerment Manager, Tomaquag Museum

Christy Del Regno

East Greenwich, RI

Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Kristen Dowling

Exeter, RI

Senior Manager, Quality Control, Amgen

Elizabeth Duggan

Warwick, RI

Founder & Executive Director, Amenity Aid

Christy Durant

Charlestown, RI

Executive Director and Legal Counsel, Rhode Island Dental Association

Duncan Ermer

Warwick, RI

Director of Workforce Development, Skills for Rhode Island's Future

Joseph Fahrney

Portsmouth, RI

Command Master Chief, US Naval War College, US Navy

Kirtley Fisher

Narragansett, RI

Campaign Manager, Joy Fox for Congress

Stephen Fitch

Warwick, RI

Sr. Account Strategist, NAIL Communications

Sean Fontes

Randolph, MA

Executive Counsel, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Danielle Genest

Newport, RI

Associate Artistic Director, Island Moving Company

Kate Grant

East Greenwich, RI

Head of Regulatory Affairs, Rhode Island Energy

David Grant Jr.

North Attleboro, MA

Regional Operations Manager, Banneker Supply Chain Solutions

Margaret Hanoian

North Smithfield, RI

Project Leader, AIPSO

Sharon Harmon

Woonsocket, RI

State Family Program Director, RI National Guard

Laura Hart

Middletown, RI

Chief Public Affairs Officer, RI Department of Administration

Estela Hernandez

East Providence, RI

Esthetician/ Owner, Estelas Lash & Skincare Studio

Erin Herzog

Providence, RI

Director of Membership, Greater Providence Board of REALTORS

Sean Holley

North Providence, RI

Director of Workforce Development, City of Cranston

Debra Honor

Franklin, MA

Partner Account Manager, Human Interest

James Hoyt

Pawtucket, RI

Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket

Stephen Iannazzi

North Providence, RI

Director of Government Affairs, Cox Communications

Alexander Jimenez (CLRI ’16)

Cranston, RI

Executive Personnel Support, RI Department of Education

Linda Larsen

Tiverton, RI

Programs & Partnerships Manager, 401 Tech Bridge

Cheryl LeClair

West Greenwich, RI

Policy Director, RI Department of Health

Billy Leiva

Burrillville, RI

TV Tech, State of Rhode Island General Assembly

Globe Lewis

Providence, RI

Director, Providence Cultural Equity Initiative

Jael Lopes

Cranston, RI

Director of Strategic Community Partnership, Providence School Department

Marc Lopes

Cranston, RI

Manager of Operation, General Dynamics Electric Boat

Imanah Mahmoud

North Providence, RI

Assistant Director, Regional Engagement, Brown University

Racheal Marton

Barrington, RI

Forum Partner, Culture and Employee Experience, FM Global

Angela McCalla

Newport, RI

Policy and Advocacy Program Director, Women's Fund of Rhode Island/Newport City Council - First Ward

Jessica McCarthy

Jamestown, RI

Chief Marketing Officer, Care New England Health System

Lisa McCoy

East Taunton, MA

Human Resources Manager, Pariseault Builders Inc

Kelley McShane

Westerly, RI

CEO, The Granny Squibb Company, LLC

Bruce Messier

Lincoln, RI

President, Butler & Messier Inc.

Jason Moura

Cranston, RI

National Sales Manager - Pre-Insulated Systems, Georg Fischer

Jessica Mowry

Smithfield, RI

Assistant Director, Leased Housing, RIHousing Mortgage and Finance Corporation

Tate Munro

South Kingstown, RI

CEO & Founder, BluDae Global Sustainability

Jeffrey Nauges

South Kingstown, RI

Vice President, Network and Business Relations, Delta Dental RI

Vanny Nhem-Raphael

East Providence, RI

RN Case Manager, Tufts Health Plan

Donna Normand

Warwick, RI

Claims Director, The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company

Lisa Odom-Villella

Woonsocket, RI

Deputy Commissioner for Instructional Programs, RI Department of Education

Mobolaji Omisore

Pawtucket, RI

AVP Branch Manager, Bristol County Savings Bank

Roberto Philippe

Bristol, RI

Clinical Digital Systems Integration Specialist, Intuitive Surgical

Jessica Pollack

Providence, RI

Preservation Carpenter, Classic Sill and Sash

Daniel Procaccini

North Kingstown, RI

Counsel, Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.

Christopher Raia

Providence, RI

Account Supervisor, Duffy & Shanley

James Rajotte

Smithfield, RI

Chief Strategy Officer, Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Henry Remolina

Coventry, RI

Major, Providence Police Department

Acel Silva

Westborough, MA

Managing VP, Amica Mutual Insurance

Simona Simpson-Thomas

Cranston, RI

CEO/Founder, Freedom Dreams

Milagro Sique

Pawtucket, RI

Chief Operating Officer, Dorcas International Institute of RI

John Michael Spelman

Scituate, RI

Executive Director, New England Conference of the United Methodist Church

Jada Taglione-Dietsch

East Providence, RI

Clinical Pharmacist, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Lammis Vargas

Cranston, RI

Deputy Secretary of State/Director of Administration, Office of the Rhode Island Secretary of State, Nellie M. Gorbea

Sandra Victorino

Providence, RI

Director of Workforce Development, Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations, Care New England

Kelly Villanueva

Johnston, RI

VP, HR Strategic Business Partnership, The Hanover Insurance Group

Denyse Wilhelm

Warwick, RI

Asst. ADA Coordinator Title II & III, State of Rhode Island

Charise Wilson

Woonsocket, RI

Owner, Workforce Ready Solutions, LLC

Shannon Wittwer

Providence, RI

Director, Digital Product Managment, AAA Northeast

Carlos Zambrano

Cranston, RI

IT Manager

Victoria Zhu

Providence, RI

Founder, Lan Chinese Academy