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RI Community Food Bank Names Three New Board Members

[CREDIT: RI Community Food Bank] The RI Community Food Bank has added four new members to its Board of Directors.

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Community Food Bank added four new members to its Board of Directors Oct. 24 at the Food Bank’s Annual Meeting.

The new members are: Maureen Barishian of Bryant University, Mary Eastman of Fidelity Investments, Kim Keck of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, and Peter Marino of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, according to a statement from the food bank Nov. 1.

“We’re pleased that Maureen, Mary, Kim, and Peter have agreed to join us,” said RI Community Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff, “we’re very glad they decided to offer us their time and expertise to help in our work to end hunger in Rhode Island.”

Maureen Barishian is a Senior Accountant/Investment Analyst at Bryant University and has been with the University for more than eight years. She oversees the University’s $185 million Endowment portfolio and their long and short term investments. Barishian has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Providence College.

Mary Eastman is head of Personal Investing Acceleration for Fidelity Investments. Eastman first joined Fidelity in 2006.

Kim Keck is president and CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, the state’s largest health insurer. Prior to joining BCBSRI in 2016, Keck enjoyed a 28-year career at Aetna, where she built a reputation as an engaged, incisive leader, unafraid to challenge assumptions and laser-focused on results. S

Peter Marino started his tenure as president and CEO of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island in September 2014. Before joining Neighborhood, he was Director of the Rhode Island Office of Management and Budget.

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