Meet our Board

We are grateful to have a Board of Directors that is passionate and dedicated to improving the economic well-being of Rhode Island and its residents.

Collin E. Bailey, Esq. (Treasurer)
Chief Transformation and Technology Officer for Hudson’s Bay Company

Geraldine M. Barclay-King
Entrepreneur, Event Consultant, and Small Business Owner

Jill Beckwith (Secretary)
Executive Director, Martin Richard Institute for Social Justice, Bridgewater State University

Anna Cano Morales
Interim Vice President of External Affairs and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Rhode Island College

Paola Fernandez
VP, Community Development Officer, Centreville Bank

Doris Blanchard
Director of Small Business Programs
Commerce RI

Paula Hodges
Anchor Strategies

Dwayne Keys (Chair)
Director of Programs, Multifamily
Compass Working Capital

Joseph Maya Rodriguez
Operations and Analytics Manager
Rise Group

Shideh Shafie
Assistant Prof. of Emergency Medicine
Warren Alpert School of Medicine

Ana C. Ureña
Director of Human Resources 
City of Central Falls
Interim Chief Executive Officer Diversity Talks


Erica Hammond
Lead Organizer
Climate Jobs RI