1600 Falmouth Road, Unit 25
Centerville, MA 02632
Retired, Citizens Bank
Larry joined Citizens in June, 2004, bringing over 30 years of corporate banking experience. He has been a Senior Vice President in the Healthcare & Non Profit Division since October, 2006 and is now retired. He was responsible for managing and developing a portfolio of healthcare and non-profit clients primarily in Mass. but also in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. Prior to joining Citizens, he spent 21 years with BankBoston/Fleet/Bank of America, most recently as Managing Director and Team Leader in the Financial Institutions Division, focusing on corporate banking relationships with insurance companies and asset managers.
Larry received his MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Connecticut and his B.A. in Administrative Science from Colby College.
Larry is currently on the Aging & Vulnerable Population Grants Committee of the Cape & Islands United Way and just completed his role on the Planning Committee for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass. 100th Anniversary Gala. He is also a member of Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s Annual Awards Committee. He is a past President of the Acton-Boxborough United Way as well as a past Director of the United Way’s Northeast Regional Council. He has also been Treasurer and a Board member of Community Alliance For Youth, a non-profit agency in Acton. He currently resides in East Falmouth.
Greg Bilezikian currently owns Dennis East International. With office and warehouse in the town of Yarmouth with additional offices in Stuart Florida and Hong Kong. Dennis East designs and distributes gifts and home decorations. The company caters to retailers across the United States.
Greg is a member of the Bilezikian Family Foundation. The foundation is active on Cape Cod, South Eastern Mass, Boston and Armenia.
Greg Bilezikian grew up on Cape Cod working for his parents at the Christmas Tree Shops in Yarmouth Port.
Greg has four children and currently lives in Hyannis Port.
Retired, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Chris retired in 2015 after almost thirty years in the banking industry having worked primarily for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and its legacy banks. Most recently she held the positions of Chief Operating Officer for Counterparty Credit Risk Portfolio Management (CCRPM) and Chief Country Operating Officer, Europe and Emerging Markets. She was responsible for the day-to-day administration of a team that covered 27 countries, approximately 15,000 associates and revenues in excess of $7 billion. She was a key contributor in the development and implementation of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s International Governance Model across 40 countries. She brings with her a wealth of skills including management, governance, financial administration, and strategic planning.
Chris has served as a director on numerous corporate and community boards including Legacy 2020 (UK), Bank of America Overseas Corporation, Bank of America International Financial Corporation, and Merrill Lynch Menkul Degerler A.S. She is a former member of the Board of Corporators of Hartford Art School and the Suffolk University Marketing Advisory Council, as well as a Lifetime Member of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Boston Leadership Forum. She currently serves as Board Treasurer of the Cape Cod Theater Company.
Chris and her husband, Kevin, split their time between Dennis and Ostuni, Italy.
J. Richard Fairbanks
Orleans Auto Supply
Cape & Islands United Way – Rocker Emeritus
Dick is a Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cape & Islands United Way. He has also served as a member of the Board of Corporates of Cape Cod Hospital and as a member of the Board of Directors of Cape Head Injured Person’s Group. Dick is president and owner of Orleans Auto Supply, based in Hyannis, and is an active leader in his industry. He has served in various positions within the Automotive Aftermarket Industries Association (AAIA) and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA). AWDA undertakes initiatives for, and protects the interests of, independent distributors nationally.
He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (B.A., Economics) and Northeastern University (Masters, Business Administration). Dick and his wife Michelle support each other’s charitable efforts from their home in Centerville.
Glivinski & Associates
Tammy Glivinski is the President of Glivinski & Associates, a Yarmouth based contract CFO, bookkeeping, and accounting firm that has provided financial oversight to over 100 of the Cape’s most notable non-profit and for profit corporations since 1999. A third generation Cape Cod native, Tammy resides in Yarmouth Port and has served on several Community and Civic Boards including The Children’s Cove, The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, and the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School Committee. She is the 2015-2016 President of the Rotary Club of Yarmouth and a Suffolk University Graduate.
Brian E. Griffin
Cape & Islands United Way – Immediate Past Chair
Senior Vice President and Regional Manager
Brian Griffin is responsible for building relationships with new and existing commercial clients. His focus is on delivering commercial loan products to clients on the Cape and Islands and oversees the Cape’s Commercial Lending Team. Brian has spent his career as a Banker with twenty one (22) years spent here on Cape Cod. Prior experience also includes five (5) years in capital market lending for SBA, USDA and EX-IM Bank Loan Programs. Brian is currently serving as Chairman of the Board for the Cape and Islands United Way Board of Directors as well as the Board of Directors for the Hyannis Business Improvement District.
Brian has is Bachelors of Science degree in finance and economics from Westfield State University and is a graduate from The New England School of Banking at Williams College. Brian grew up in South Yarmouth, MA and is a Graduate of the Dennis Yarmouth School system and currently resides in Kingston, MA with his wife and three children.
Kevin is the Chief Marketing and Community Engagement Officer at Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank. In Kevin’s role at Cape Cod Five, he oversees all of the Bank’s outward communications, the administration of its namesake Charitable Foundation Trust and its Financial Education programs. Prior to joining Cape Cod Five, Kevin spent seven years managing Cape Cod-based arts non-profits including as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, the designated regional arts agency for Barnstable County and as Executive Director of the Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and Arts. During that period, Kevin helped lead a process that resulted in a merger of the Conservatory and the Cape Symphony Orchestra, creating the largest arts organization on Cape Cod and ensuring long-term sustainability and growth for music education and performance.
Kevin also had an extensive career in management and real estate development as President of Wise Living, a senior independent living company and as Regional Vice President for Corcoran Jennison Hospitality, overseeing over 1,000 employees in five hotels and resorts. Kevin is currently Treasurer and Public Policy Chair for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, where he had previously served as Board Chairman. In 2011, he was appointed to the Board of the Massachusetts Cultural Council and also serves on the board of the Cape Symphony and Conservatory. He resides in West Barnstable, MA.
Kim Howes (Lucas)
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Branch Operations Officer
Cape & Islands United Way – Best Night Co-Chair
While raising her two sons in Falmouth, Kim Howes became uniquely familiar with some of the non-profit partners that work with the Cape & Islands United Way. Independence House, WECAN, The Boys and Girls Club and Falmouth Service Center all provided much needed support and services to Kim’s family while she navigated a very difficult divorce. Later, in her role as Promotions Director at Cape Cod Broadcasting, Kim worked with the United Way to conceive the Good Tidings Holiday Giving Campaign, showcasing the non-profit initiatives the United Way funds. This campaign received first place recognition by Massachusetts Broadcasters Association in the Public Service category. Kim is currently a Branch Operations Officer for Cape Cod Five.
Rana H. Murphy
Rana is a Senior Vice-President of Eastern Bank, managing 15 retail branches on Cape Cod and in Southeastern Massachusetts. Rana is responsible for providing leadership for sales attainment, human resource activities for 80 full-time employees and operational soundness. Prior to joining Eastern Bank, Rana worked at Citizens Bank in Massachusetts from 1995 -2008 in several key roles, including Retail Management, Marketing and Business Banking.
As an active member in her community, Rana as serves as Vice-Chair of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and an Executive Board Member of Housing Assistance Corporation.
Rana attended leadership programs hosted by Harvard Business School in St. Andrews, Scotland and completed the Babson Advanced Leadership Development Program. In 2012, Rana graduated from the CBA Graduate School of Retail Bank Management. She currently resides in West Barnstable with her husband, Michael, and two children, Sarah and Zachary.
Cape Cod Broadcasting Media
Bev is the General Manager of CCB Media, Cape Cod’s only locally owned Media Company. CCB Media owns four radio stations (99-9 the Q, Ocean 104.7, Cape Country 104 and Cape Classical 107.5) and the local news and community website, CapeCod.com. A firm believer in the roles radio stations and websites play in localism and community, Bev leads a team of broadcast professionals at CCB that are committed to the community in many ways including their ongoing support of Cape & Islands United Way and many other local non-profit organizations.
As Senior VP of Marketing for AMFM Radio (predecessor to iHeart) then owner of 400+ stations in the U.S., she led marketing teams in major markets during the consolidation era of radio in the late 90s and early 2000s. A brand specialist, Bev oversaw newly acquired stations through launches of new formats and worked with local marketing directors to evolve brands in the consolidated markets. With nearly 40 years in the broadcasting industry, Bev was twice named to the annual Most Influential Women in Broadcasting by Radio Ink Magazine.
Closer to home Bev also led marketing teams at Entercom Boston including WEEI and STAR93.7 as well as iHeart Boston’s KISS 108 and others.
Originally from Lexington and Brookline, Bev has owned a home in Falmouth since 2000 and has made Falmouth her fulltime home with her husband Stephen since 2006. They have a daughter and a son and she is a newly minted Grandma!
Carrie received a B.A. from Harvard University and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. She currently works as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch. In her role at Merrill Lynch, Carrie works with several non-profits as well as a number of Cape families managing investments, developing tax minimization strategies and implementing disciplined and customized financial plans that build and preserve wealth.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Carrie practiced law on Cape Cod for close to 20 years and provided clients advice relating to financial strategies, estate planning services, insurance, business succession planning and corporate strategic focus. Beginning in 2013, her practice focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions of publically traded companies.
Carrie served as the President of the Barnstable Bar Association for two years and served on its executive committee for over ten years. Additionally, Carrie served on the Board of Directors for the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation and was very involved in fundraising for both entities.
Carrie and her husband have lived and worked on Cape Cod for over 25 years and consider the Cape to be their home. In her spare time Carrie likes to travel, snowboard, ski and play golf.