Staff & Board

Board of Directors

Brian Patrick Sullivan,  President
Emerald Consulting, LLC
Simsbury, CT

Lincoln Thompson, Vice President                                            Owner                                            Precision Threaded Products South Glastonbury, CT


Tom Veilleux, Vice President
Human Resources Director
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
West Hartford, CT                   

Mike Agli, Treasurer
Financial Controller
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Plantsville, CT                   

Jennifer Traks, Secretary
Human Resources Manager
Capital Region Education Council (CREC)
West Hartford, CT                   


Abdul-Shahid Muhammad Ansari
Greater Hartford NAACP
Hartford, CT

Steven Austin
Hartford Police Department
East Hartford, CT

Gregory Bernard
Director of Alumni Relations
Southern Connecticut State University
Manchester, CT

Richard Berry
Retired, Financial Planner
Berry Group LLP
Granby, CT

Donald Chapman
City of Hartford, Community & Small Business Development Division
Hartford, CT

Brad Drazen
Vice President, Communications & Marketing
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
West Hartford, CT

Melanie Dykas
Robinson and Cole, LLC
Middletown, CT

Norma Eccelente
Vice President, Specialty Asset Manager
U.S. Trust, Bank of America, N.A.
Farmington, CT

Paul Montinieri
Kelly Container
Wethersfield, CT

Frank Szilagi
Szilagi & Daly
West Hartford, CT

Administrative Staff

Marilyn Rossetti, Executive Director

(860) 257-5570

Fred Faulkner, Chief Operating Officer

(860) 257-5571

David Walton, Director of Finance and Administration

(860) 257-5572

Kat Hannah, Director of Development and Administrative Assistant

(860) 257-5574

Working Man’s Center 

Stephen Haynes, Director, Working Man’s Center & Open Hearth Works
(860) 525-3447 x141

Enrique Suarez, Working Man’s Center Program Coordinator
(860) 525 3447 x143

Program Staff

James Allen, Cook
(860) 525 3447 x143

Kevin Johns, Case Manager
(860) 525 3447 x111

Brittany King, Director of Residential Services
(860) 525 3447 x117

Elijah McFolley, Shelter and Rehousing Program Supervisor
(860) 525 3447 x104

Donyale Newman, Facility Operations Manager
(860) 525 3447 x118

Teri Patterson, Case Manager Supervisor
(860) 525 3447 x105

Frank Tate, Kitchen Supervisor
(860) 525 3447 x102

Michelle White, Intake Coordinator / Cashier
(860) 525 3447 x122

Kieran Williams, Wood Product Sales and Administration
(860) 525 3447 x106

Frederick Woodhouse, Shelter Counselor & Data Management
(860) 525 3447 x108


Anthony Amenta

Dean Andrews

Brien Beakey, Co-Chair

Greg Bernard

Mark Casway

Brad Collins

Melanie Dykas

Reid Fraser

Rohan Freeman

Glenn Geathers, Co-Chair

Rich Giveans

Raymond Hassett

Charles Herbert

Brian Horton

Karen Hunter

Hobey Hyde

John Jezowski

David Kaplan

Joshua Mirer

Paul Montinieri

Franklin Perry

Anthony Pizzorusso

Jim Sandler

Bill Schaeneman

Zachary Schurin

Laura Settlemyer

Se-Min (Sim) Sohn

Tim Sullivan, Sr.

Cyr Warren