Hyannis, MA 02601
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.