About

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
Aetna
 
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
Principal
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
Director
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
FBI
           
Mary Brunell Pursell ’82, P’12, ’13
Managing Director
Aon Corporation
 
Peter J. Schommer, P’16, ’18, ’20
Sr. Director, Marketing
Medtronic
 
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
President
Sacred Heart Academy
 
Sr. Kathleen Mary Coonan, ASCJ, ’76
Principal
Sacred Heart Academy
 
Maricele Cornejo Riemann ’90, P’22
Director of Institutional Advancement
Sacred Heart Academy
 
Maria Cammarota
Business Manager
Sacred Heart Academy