San Miguel announces new Board members for 2014-15 year

The San Miguel School welcomes the newest members of its Board of Directors: Michael Costello, Meredith MarcAurele, and Patricia Vieira.

The new Board members were officially appointed at the final Board meeting of the fiscal year on June 10 and were announced at the 2014 Annual Meeting later that day. Congratulations, and welcome to our new members!

Michael Costello, together with his wife and former Board Member Jamie Costello, is a long-term supporter of San Miguel.  Mike, a Certified Financial Analyst, brings to the table financial management expertise. He co-founded Endurance Wealth Management in Providence, and has prior professional experience at Dru Stock, Inc. and Fleet Investment Advisors. Mike has also demonstrated a high level of community service, having served on the following boards: Rhode Island State Investment Committee, St. Mary’s Academy, Bay View, United Way of Rhode Island – Providence, Society of Financial Analysts (Past President) and Gordon School.  

Patricia (Pat) Vieira brings to San Miguel expertise in public relations and communications. She is an accredited public relations professional with extensive experience in developing, managing, and executing all aspects of public relations.  Her background includes 14 years at Providence College in the Office of College Relations and Planning and she currently operates her own consulting company, PV Writes, LLC.  Pat is a long-time friend of San Miguel School, a strong ambassador for the school, a founding member of our Public Relations Committee, which she now chairs, and she is mentor to seventh-grader Alfred.  Pat lives in Rehoboth, MA, with her husband, Jacques.

Meredith MarcAurele is a life-long resident of Rhode Island, and is a Summa Cum Laude Graduate of Providence College. She had a twenty-year career at Fleet Financial Group, with her last position held as Vice President, Corporate Human Resources. Meredith has served on the boards of Celebrate Rhode Island and the Sisters of Mercy in addition to having an active role on planning committees for, but not limited to, The Bishop's Ball, The American Heart Association Ball, The Pell Awards, Celebrate Rhode Island Ball, PPAC Annual Gala, Zoobilee, and Salve Regina Governor' s Ball. Governor Carcieri awarded Meredith and her husband Joe the Governor's Award for Service to Rhode Island. Meredith lives with her husband in East Greenwich.