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Seth Magaziner Appoints Business Advisory Group

Friday, May 02, 2014

 

Seth Magaziner

Seth Magaziner, who is running for general treasurer in the Democratic primary election, announced his team of business leaders from across Rhode Island who will advise and support his campaign. The group will hold its roundatble discussion on Tuesday, May 6th and consists of businesses of all sizes. The range of industries represented include manufacturing, retail, finance, construction, wellness and real estate. 

Experience 

Magaziner is a graduate of Brown University and the Yale School of Management. He serves as a Vice President at Trillium Management, which is an investment firm that manages hundreds of millions in retirement assets.

“I am proud to support Seth Magaziner for state treasurer because he will manage our state’s retirement system effectively and work to support small businesses and grow our economy,” said Sally Lapides, President and CEO of Residential Properties. “Seth is the clear choice for Rhode Islanders who care about creating good jobs and keeping our state competitive in the 21st century.”

“Seth’s track record as an investment professional is unmatched in this race. I trust him to bring a steady hand to our state’s finances and encourage economic growth to get our state back on track and get Rhode Islanders back to work,” said Jon Duffy, Chair of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and President of Duffy & Shanley.

“I am grateful and excited to have the support and the resources that this accomplished team of business leaders can offer,” said Magaziner. “Every day, I meet Rhode Islanders who aren’t able to find work, or are having trouble starting a business. I’m running for treasurer to ensure that Rhode Island is great place to live, work and innovate for years to come.” 

Business Advisory Group

Joseph M. Brito Jr., President, CB Utility Co.
Arnold B. Chace Jr., Managing Partner, Cornish Associates
Paul Choquette, Vice-Chair and Fmr. CEO, Gilbane Building Company
Meredith Curren, CEO, Edgewood Holdings
Joseph Dewhirst, Treasurer, Citizens Bank
Jon Duffy, Chairman, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, and President, Duffy & Shanley
Bill Foulkes, Professor of Entrepreneurship, RISD
Arnold Hiatt, Fmr. Chair and CEO, Stride Rite Corp., Head of the A.M. Fund
Scot Jones and Jacky Beshar, CEO and Vice President, Groov-Pin
Simone Joyaux, Joyaux Associates
Charlie Kroll, Founder & Former CEO, Andera
Rajiv Kumar, CEO, ShapeUp
Marie Langlois, Founder, Washing Trust Investors, and Chair, RI Foundation Investment Committee
Sally E. Lapides, CEO, Residential Properties Ltd.
Chris Marsella, President, Marsella Development
James Mastors, President, USI Insurance
David Milner, Founder, NuGen Capital Management
Natalie Morello, Owner, Shoppe Pioneer
Terrence Murray, Fmr. CEO, Fleet Bank
Kelly Ramirez, Executive Director, Social Enterprise Greenhouse
Jessica Ricci, Owner, Jessica Ricci Jewelry
Ray Rickman, President, Rickman Group
Anne Szostak, Fmr. President, Fleet Bank RI, and Founder, Szostak Partners
Maria Rosa Takuma, President, Harmony Design and Construction
William Vareika, Owner, Vareika Fine Arts

 

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