Board of Directors

The ABRI/Homes for the Brave Board of Directors meets monthly to review all new and ongoing projects.  Board members are dedicated members of their communities, and many of them are Veterans.

Board MemberCompany AffiliationTitleVeteran AffiliationBoard Position
Michael DolanCitizens BankClass A PGA MemberChairperson
Rose Ogrinc-KrivoshikFundraising VolunteerVice Chairperson
Salvatore SpadaccinoSpadaccino Realty TeamReal Estate BrokerTreasurer
Denise WalshSecretary
Bernadette BaldinoLibrary Director
James CannonMutual of OmahaGeneral Manager, CT DivisionU.S. Navy
Paula CanterU.S. Navy
Anthony CinquantaDepartment of Veterans Affair’s (Retired)Clinical ConsultantU.S. Army
Matthew FrankelSageSales Manager
Matthew P. GachiInvestmarkSenior Financial AdvisorU.S. Navy
Ernest Johnson IIIU.S. Department of Veterans AffairsPeer Employment SpecialistU.S. Army
Robert KozlowskyTown of SheltonPolice Department
James H. LeeAttorneyU.S. Army
Dee LippmanFairfield University School of NursingProfessorU.S. Army
Michael LaVellePullman & Comley, LLCAttorneyU.S. Marine Corps
Phillip ModestiHologicSenior Director of Medical EducationU.S. Marine Corps
Eric ParkerWFSB Eyewitness News; Romano, Parker & AssociatesNews Anchor; Attorney
Johnny VazzanoVazzy's Four SeasonsRestaurant Owner
James BolandU.S. Marine CorpsEmeritus