About JCU

Board of Trustees


A strong and dedicated Board of Trustees is John Cabot University's most vital guarantee of strategic success. The Board of Trustees appoints and directs the President who, in turn, manages the University. It provides vital policy leadership and oversight in critical areas as well as oversees the financial performance of the University. Its members are long-range planners who help define the philosophy of the University. They offer their knowledge and experience as well as financial support to help ensure the success of the University in its mission and commitment to education.

John Cabot University is fortunate to have an exceptionally gifted and dedicated Board of Trustees. Each individual member has contributed in significant ways to make John Cabot University the wonderful institution it is today.

Hon. Frank J. Guarini, Chair
Attorney at Law, Guarini & Guarini
Former Member of Congress
Jersey City, New Jersey

Hon. William J. Martini, Vice-Chair
U.S. District Court Judge
Former Member of Congress
Newark, New Jersey

Comm. Stefano Acunto
President & CEO,
CINN Worldwide, Inc.
Mount Vernon, New York

Rosemary Alito, Esq.
Attorney at Law, K&L Gates
Newark, New Jersey

Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia
Group Chairman, President and CEO, GEICO S.p.A.
Milan, Italy

Comm. Vivian Cardia
President, Vivicar, LLC
New York, New York

Mr. William A. Cavendish
President/CEO: Life Sciences Capital Spa
Rome, Italy

Prof. Giuseppe Conte
Professor of Law and Attorney at Law
Rome, Italy

Mr. Salvatore Davino
Chairman, Fidelity Land
Development Corporation
Chatham, New Jersey

Frank J. Desiderio, Esq.
Attorney at Law: Grunfeld, Desiderio,
Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP
New York, New York

Frà John T. Dunlap, Esq.
Attorney at Law, Dunnington,
Bartholow & Miller, LLP
New York, New York

Mr. Frank L. Fekete
Managing Partner,
Mandel, Fekete & Bloom CPAs
Jersey City, New Jersey 

Dr. Bilha Chesner Fish
President: Nassau Physician Foundation (NPF)
and Chesner Diagnostic Imaging
New York, New York

Ms. Paula Frohring
Frohring Foundation
Annapolis, Maryland 

Mrs. Kristin Frohring Kushlan Finkelstein
Founder, ShareBaby, Inc.
Reisterstown, Maryland

Angelo Genova, Esq.
Attorney at Law,
Genova, Burns and Giantomasi
Newark, New Jersey 

Ms. Regina A. Lee
Consultant, Non-Profit
New York, New York

Ms. Amy Mazzolin
Managing Partner,
Mazzolin Family Limited Partnership
Chairman of the Board,
Rex Carton Company, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois 

Mr. John Meditz
Horizon Kinetics, LLC
New York, NY

Dr. Franco Pavoncello
President, John Cabot University
Rome, Italy

Cav. Thomas Pecora
President, Enna Holding, Inc.
New York, New York

Dr. Portia Anne Prebys
President, Association of American
College and University Programs in Italy
Curator, Centro Studi Bassaniani, Ferrara
Rome, Italy

Mrs. Ruth Rabb
Board Member, MIC Industries
International Advisory Board, Auburn University
Cardinal Cook Inner-City Scholarship Fund
New York, New York

Mr. Victor M. Richel
Chairman, President and CEO,
Richel Family Foundation
Cranford, New Jersey 

Mr. Fred Rotondaro
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Sal Salibello
Certified Public Accountant
Vice Chairman, National Italian American Foundation
New York, New York 

Dr. Anthony J. Sartor
Chairman and CEO, Paulus, Sokilowski
and Sartor, LLC
Warren, New Jersey

Angel Vivolo
Owner, Vivolo Restaurant Group
New York, New York

Hon. Frederick Vreeland
Chairman, Noor Web
Former U.S. Ambassador to
the Kingdom of Morocco
Rome, Italy

Mr. Kenneth R. White
Consultant
Rome, Italy