Hon. Michael Giangregorio

Chair

Michael is a Vice President at J.P. Morgan in the Custody and Fund Services. He joined J.P. Morgan in 2006 as a senior trader on the U.S. Fixed Income Lending Desk and manages the lending of US Corporate Securities. Michael has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Industry. Michael is very involved in…

Michael Arvanites

Vice Chairperson

Michael is a native Staten Islander, serving as Staten Island’s Trustee to the City University of New York; having been unanimously approved by the State Senate. The Board of Trustees provides oversight for half a million students faculty and staff at 25 campuses; including our College of Staten Island. He is the Head Surveyor for…

Anthony Citarrella

Treasurer

Anthony currently resides in Oceanside NY with his wife Deanna Powers. Deanna is an Occupational therapist with a passion for developing the autistic community. Anthony graduated from Fordham University and then obtained a Masters in accountancy at New York’s Baruch College. While attending classes at night, he worked at the Hospital for Special Surgery as…

Bernardo Pace

Secretary

Bernardo Pace is a repeat-offender board member: His third term has just commenced. Pace has been and English professor at CUNY since 1983 and counts a Ford Foundation-funded project, a Fulbright fellowship to teach for a year at the University of Rome, and freshman composition textbook published by Harper Collins among his accomplishments. Also, in…

Shanx Ravisankar

Secretary

Shanx retired in 2011 as the Chief Operating Officer, Oracle Financial Services Global Business Unit (FSGBU). He was a founding member and former CEO of Oracle Financial Services Software, (formerly known as i-flex Solutions, the company was acquired by Oracle in 2006Shanx enjoys exchanging. As a technology leader, he has also been profiled in leading…

Chris Barnett

Community Board Member

Christopher Barnett is the quintessential American entrepreneur, having launched multiple enterprises with favorable outcomes since the age of 18. Mr. Barnett is currently the CEO of ICBD Holdings LLC, which controls and manages assets in behavioral healthcare, medical billing, public adjusting, and advertising spaces. In his current asset group, Mr. Barnett was instrumental in the…

Janet Barsky

Community Board Member

Janet Barsky currently serves as Senior Counsel at Locke Lord. She focuses her practice on independent contractor compliance and litigation. Janet has enhanced independent contractor compliance for over 60 companies across the country in dozens of industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to medium and smaller ones. She has defended businesses before numerous administrative agencies…

Denise Bianchi

Family Board Member

Denise has a 22-year-old son, Andrew, who is a graduate of the Eden II School Program and currently attends the Eden II DXT Adult Day Hab Program. She has over 25 years of experience in the Investment Banking industry. Taking a break in 2008, she worked for AutismSpeaks for 8 years as a Family Services Coordinator. She…

Jim Caldarella

Community Board Member

He is a senior consultant for i-flex Consulting, assisting clients in the design and development of high-performance systems, solution research and evaluation, enterprise architecture and strategic IT change management.  He spent much of his 37 year career developing wholesale funds transfer systems for Citibank.  The last of these systems is still operating, processing more than…

Anthony Castiglione

Family Board Member

Mr. Castiglione was the Vice President and Controller of Personal-Touch Home Care of New York, Inc., a home health care agency with offices in twelve states. Prior to this, Mr. Castiglione was Manager of the Public Financial Reporting of the Fortune 50 company WR Grace & Company. He also worked as a public accountant for the national firm Oppenheim…

Darren DiPrima

Family Board Member

Darren is married to his wife Margaret for 17 years and has 2 daughters Megan who is 16, and Devin, who is 13 and attends the Genesis Program. He currently works at Connoisseur Media, a group of 5 Long Island based radio stations. He has been working there for nearly 16 years. His role in…

Stephanie Dussel

Family Board Member

Stephanie has previously served on the Board as a parent member.  Her daughter Samantha is a graduate of the Genesis School Program and currently attends the Genesis Adult Day Hab. Samantha has resided at one of the Eden II Long Island residences since 2005. Stephanie a registered nurse, graduated from Stony Brook University where she…

Denise Jordan

Family Board Member

Denise Jordan has 21 years of experience in the autism field, and is the proud parent of Nicholas, a 21- year-old with autism who currently lives in an Eden II residence. Denise is a passionate advocate for her son and all who are unable to do so for themselves. For the past 15 years, Denise…

William Juliano

Community Board Member

William Juliano is a community member. He is a Vice President at Stifel Financial Corp., where he serves as a supervisory analyst and registered options principal in one of Wall Street’s largest U.S. equity research departments. William has also had varied finance and journalism related experience since graduating from Fordham University with a degree in…

Hon. Brendan Lantry

Community Board Member

Brendan has spent his career serving the Staten Island community and representing clients in a variety of important legal matters. As Counsel at Menicucci Villa Cilmi PLLC, one of Staten Island‘s largest law firms, Brendan focuses primarily on civil litigation, including commercial and personal injury litigation, as well as election law matters and commercial and…

David Memoli

Family Board Member

David was born on Staten Island and has been a lifelong resident. As a boy, he was involved in scouting and worked at Ten Mile River Scout Camps for three summers. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 1985. In June of the same year, David graduated from Tottenville High School. During the summer,…

Donald M. Russo

Community Board Member

Donald is now retired but was the Senior V.P. of Oracle’s Insurance Global Business, a division of Oracle’s Financial Services Global Business Unit. He has over 35 years experience in the software industry working for major Financial Institutions as well as consulting to a number of industries. He served as V.P. at Salomon Brothers and…

Terry Tarangelo

Community Board Member

Terry Tarangelo was a career banker for 40 years before retiring in 2016.  She spent 30 years with Staten Island Savings Bank/SI Bank & Trust. Following the merger with Independence Community Bank, and later Sovereign Bank, she was a Vice President with the Business Development Department. She finished her career with Signature Bank as an…