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NIAF Board Officers

Robert E. Carlucci


Robert E. Carlucci is the founder of The RC Group. He has been a leader in the food service industry his entire career, and... Read More

John F. Calvelli

Executive Vice Chair

John F. Calvelli is the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a global conservation organization headquartered at the... Read More

Hon. Anita Bevacqua McBride

Vice Chair National

Anita B. McBride is Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies in the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington,... Read More

Kenneth J. Aspromonte

Vice Chair International

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Kenneth Aspromonte spent 10 years as a Major League Baseball infielder with the Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, Cleveland... Read More

Peter J. Arduini

Vice Chair of Fund Development

PETER J. ARDUINI assumed the role of president and CEO of GE Healthcare on January 3, 2022.

Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Mr. Arduini served... Read More

Linda R. Carlozzi

Executive Vice President of Scholarships, Grants and Youth Engagement

Linda R. Carlozzi is a Principal in the New York office of Jackson Lewis PC. She joined Jackson Lewis in 1997 and specializes in... Read More

Hon. Frank Giordano

Executive Vice President of Government Relations

Frank Giordano is the Executive Director of the United States Semiquincentennial Commission, a federally appointed body in charge of planning and developing the commemoration... Read More

Gerard S. LaRocca

Executive Vice President of National Membership

Gerard LaRocca is a former Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer, Americas, at Barclays. Mr. LaRocca was also the President of Barclays US Broker... Read More

George S. Simeone


George Simeone has over 35 years of accounting and auditing experience, with a strong focus on financial services clients. He is currently a Senior... Read More

Anthony S. DiSandro Jr., Esq.


Anthony DiSandro Jr., Esq., is a shareholder at the law firm of Stevens & Lee.

A more complete biography will be available soon.

Joseph D. Lonardo

General Counsel

Mr. Lonardo is a former managing partner of the Vorys Washington, D.C., office and Vorys’ chief environmental litigation partner. His environmental trial experience is... Read More

Hon. Robert V. Allegrini


Robert Allegrini is a public relations & hospitality executive, author, civic leader and diplomat. For more than a decade, Allegrini served as Vice President... Read More