USJ Ambassadors: Supporting our Mission

Throughout its history, the University of Saint Joseph has been blessed with the talent, resources, and support of the greater community — an asset that has helped advance its programs, mission, and impact on the world.

Today, USJ is grateful for its newest support team, the University of Saint Joseph Ambassadors. These individuals, from industries and organizations in our neighboring community, assist the University efforts by:

  • Acting as advocates for the University
  • Attracting benefactors and funders
  • Utilizing their expertise to further the mission of the University
  • Identifying areas of importance to the University
  • Recruiting students
  • Expanding the University’s visibility locally and nationally

USJ Ambassadors

  • Ronald Angelo, Cross River Group
  • Father Thomas Barry, St. Patrick Church
  • James (Jim) Bond, Stebbins Bond Associates
  • Saundra Kee Borges
  • Melanie Cecarelli '78, DAA'15, Harvest Development Group
  • Andrew Crumbie, Crumbie Law Group
  • Lisa Curran, Roberts Foundation
  • Eric Daniels, Robinson & Cole LLP
  • Eileen Flaherty, Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy
  • Molly Rees Gavin '71, DAA'11, Connecticut Community Care, Inc.
  • Valarie Gelb, Community Member
  • Cynthia Girgenti, Pratt & Whitney – UTC
  • Dr. Carol J. Guardo '61, DAA'80, H'08, Former Interim President
  • James (Jim) Heffernan, Travelers
  • Antoinette (Toni) Iadarola '62, DAA'82, Lauralton Hall
  • David (Dave) Jackson, Red Thread
  • Medina Jett, Integrated Compliance Solutions Group (ICSGroup)
  • William (Bill) Johnson, Johnson Financial Group, LLC
  • Kathleen Kraczkowsky, Elizabeth Park Conservancy
  • Susan Krell, Jackson Lewis LLP
  • Marek Kukulka, Catholic Charities
  • Gail Lebert, Klingberg Family Centers
  • Bonnie Malley, City of Hartford
  • Cathy Malloy, The Greater Hartford Arts Council
  • Lori McGee, Community Member
  • Robert Mooney, Community Member
  • Sheila Moses, Sheila S. Moses, CPA, P.C.
  • Patrick Murphy, Women's Health USA
  • Astread Ferron-Poole, Department of Social Services, State of Connecticut
  • Roberta Prescott, The Prescott Group
  • Kenneth Provencher, The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co.
  • Commissioner Patricia Boundy Rehmer M'88, Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services
  • Kelvin Roldan, Hartford Public Schools
  • Katie O'Donnell Riccobon '98, West Hartford Aquatic Team
  • Anthony (Tony) Sisti, Community Member
  • Scott Slifka, LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Filomena Soyster, U.S. Trust, Bank of America
  • Margaret Steeves '76, DAA'11, Masonicare

To learn more about becoming an Ambassador, contact:

Maggie Pinney '95
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
[email protected]

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