Advisory Council

The Sacred Heart Academy Advisory Council works in an advisory capacity and to offer expertise in the areas of the various standing and ad hoc committees. The Council provides assistance as requested to the administration of Sacred Heart Academy, including but not limited to financial, long range planning, plant and maintenance activities, and all other matters that the administration may request.

2019 - 2020 Advisory Council

Sallie Ann Vece DeMarsilis ’82
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Movado Group, Inc.
Chair, Executive Committee
Tara Cocchiarella Barreira ’02
Director, CMC Operations
Gemini Therapeutics
John F. Buckley, Jr., Esq., P’12
Attorney at Law
Buckley Wynne & Parese
Mary T. Buckley, P’18
Executive Director, IT Program Delivery
Mary Pat Caputo, P’08
Director of Marketing and Publications,
Office of Integrated Communications and Marketing
Southern Connecticut State University

Tracy Salemme Church '79
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Hartford Healthcare
Chair, Planning Committee

Louise Rosarbo Dinsmore ’86
Partners in Philanthropy, LLC
Dolores DeFonzo Ennico ’70
Corporate Vice President of Human Resources
Olin Corporation

Salvatore G. Filardi, P’17, ’18
Vice President, Facilities & Capital Planning
Quinnipiac University
Pilar Gonzalez, Esq., ’05
Assistant State’s Attorney
State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice
Stephen C. LaPointe, P’18
Managing Member
All Pointe Home Care

Kevin P. Lawlor, P'13, '15
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Fairfield University
Cynthia Mariani
Director of Stewardship/Recording Secretary
Yale University
Chair, Advancement Committee

Thomas J. McKiernan, GP’18
Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan & Company Insurance, Inc.
Robert McMahon, P’16, ’17
Chief Operating Officer
Encina Capital Partners
Chair, Investment Committee
Nancy Cavallero McNamara ’80
Assistant Director, Supervisory Special Agent
Mary Brunell Pursell ’82, P’12, ’13
Managing Director
Aon Corporation
Peter J. Schommer, P’16, ’18, ’20
Sr. Director, Marketing
Timothy M. Shannon, M.D., P’21
General Partner
Canaan Partners
Earl W. Tucker III, P’07, ’08, ’10, ’13
Project Manager and Vice President
Empire Paving, Inc.
Chair, Building & Maintenance
Sr. Sheila M. O’Neill, ASCJ, PhD, ’71
Sacred Heart Academy
Sr. Kathleen Mary Coonan, ASCJ, ’76
Sacred Heart Academy
Maricele Cornejo Riemann ’90, P’22
Director of Institutional Advancement
Sacred Heart Academy
Maria Cammarota
Business Manager
Sacred Heart Academy