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ABOUT US

STAFF CONTACT

Monika Zuluaga

Vice President, Membership & Marketing

401-223-1120, ext. 116

Monika@rihospitality.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chris Tarro

Chairman of the Board
Chris Tarro

Siena Restaurants

Farouk Rajab

1st Vice Chairman of the Board
Farouk Rajab

Providence Marriott Downtown

William Kitsilis

2nd Vice Chairman of the Board
William Kitsilis
Angelo's Palace Pizza and Antonio’s Pizza by the Slice

David Smiley

Secretary
David Smiley

Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

Ellen Slattery

Treasurer
Ellen Slattery

Gracie’s Ventures Inc.

Dale J. Venturini

President/CEO
Dale J. Venturini

RI Hospitality Association
RI Hospitality Education Foundation

Burnell Goldman

Immediate Past Chairman
Burnell Goldman

Omni Providence Hotel

BOARD MEMBERS

Walter Andrews

Walter Andrews
Marriott – Newport Hotels

Brian Casey

Brian Casey
The Company Picnic Company

Paul Conforti

Paul Conforti
Encore Hospitality Group

Trudy Coxe

Trudy Coxe
Preservation Society of Newport County

Jeffrey Day

Jeffrey Day
First Bristol Corporation

David DePetrillo

David DePetrillo
RI Hospitality Education Foundation Chairman

Bill Dessel

Bill Dessel
KEEL Vodka

Timothy Flanagan

Timothy Flanagan
Kirkbrae Country Club

Antonio Fonseca

Antonio Fonseca
Packaging & More

Kristin Gennuso

Kristin Gennuso
Chez Pascal

Colin Geoffroy

Colin Geoffroy
G Hospitality

Kimberly Greene

Kimberly Greene
TPG Hospitality

Michael Halpern

Michael Halpern
Texas Roadhouse

Charlie Holder

Charlie Holder
Midtown Oyster Bar/Surf Club Newport

George Kilborn

George Kilborn
Camille’s

Jennifer Luxmoore

Jennifer Luxmoore
Sin

Mike McAlice

Mike McAlice
Gordon Food Service

TR McGrath

TR McGrath
McGrath Clambakes

Anthony Pellegrino

Anthony Pellegrino
The Dean Hotel

Tina Tomaselli

Tina Tomaselli
T’s Restaurants

Al Zannella

Al Zannella
Mancini Beverage

HONORARY MEMBERS

Peter Cafaro

Peter Cafaro
Judd Brown Designs, Inc.

Daniel A. Hostettler

Daniel A. Hostettler
The Ocean House

Len Panaggio

Len Panaggio
New England Restaurant Financial Group

EX-OFFICIO

Lisa Doucet-Albert

Lisa Doucet-Albert
Regan Communications

Norman Leblanc

Norman Leblanc
Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.

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Thomas J. Regan
OceanPoint Insurance

LEGAL COUNSEL / LOBBYISTS

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Terrance S. Martiesian
Martiesian & Associates

Lenette F. Boisselle

Lenette C. Forry
Martiesian & Associates

William J. Murphy

William J. Murphy
Murphy & Fay, LLP

PAST CHAIRMEN

Craig Sculos

Past Chairman
Craig Sculos
Twin River Casino

Bahjat Shariff

Past Chairman
Bahjat Shariff
Panera Bread

H. Robert Bacon

Past Chairman
H. Robert Bacon
Gregg's Restaurants & Pubs

Kenneth Cusson

Past Chairman
Kenneth Cusson
Newport Harbor Corporation