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
Rose Ogrinc-KrivoshikFundraising VolunteerChairperson
Robert KozlowskyTown of SheltonPolice DepartmentVice Chairperson
Matthew FrankelSageSales ManagerSecretary
Salvatore SpadaccinoSpadaccino Realty TeamReal Estate BrokerTreasurer
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
Michael DolanCitizens BankClass A PGA Member
Matthew P. GachiInvestmarkSenior Financial AdvisorU.S. Navy
Colonel Adele HodgesCommanding Officer, RetiredU.S. Marine Corps
Ernest Johnson IIIU.S. Department of Veterans AffairsPeer Employment SpecialistU.S. Army
Michael LaVellePullman & Comley, LLCAttorneyU.S. Marine Corps
James H. LeeAttorneyU.S. Army
Dee LippmanFairfield University School of NursingProfessorU.S. Army
Phillip ModestiHologicSenior Director of Medical EducationU.S. Marine Corps
Eric ParkerWFSB Eyewitness News; Romano, Parker & AssociatesNews Anchor; Attorney
Johnny VazzanoVazzy's Four SeasonsRestaurant Owner
Denise Walsh
James BolandU.S. Marine CorpsEmeritus