Salve Square

Salve Square

Alumni and Family Engagement

Salve Square is a central marketplace for Salve Regina graduates and friends to identify and purchase alumni-created products and services and support their fellow Seahawks.

360 DLD

360 Degrees Luxury Development

Diane McNulty ’90, CEO

32+ years of bespoke global ultra-high-net-worth luxury experience. Offering luxury business development, global real estate development and bespoke travel and experiences since 1990.

 New York, New York

 Professional services, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 20% discount with coupon code SALVE20.

     

Amanda Davis

Amanda Davis Art and Writing

Amanda Davis ’07, author/illustrator

Award-winning children’s book author, artist and educator based on the South Shore of Boston.

 Massachusetts

 Woman-owned

          

Ashley Karger

Ashley Karger Grant Consulting

Ashley Karger ’07, ’08 (M), founder and lead grant writer

Exceptional, bespoke grants and consulting strategies that work as hard driving your funding as your organization does fulfilling its mission.

 Boston, Massachusetts

 Nonprofit, woman-owned

     

Bellevue Boards

Bellevue Boards

Jacqueline Connor '18, '21 (M), owner

Taking the stress out of the entertaining equation for the modern host by offering fresh and delicious cheese and charcuterie boards, picnic boxes, grazing tables and styling classes.

 Newport, Rhode Island

 Woman-owned

   

Be the Change Nutrition

Be the Change Nutrition

Corinne Goff '95, registered dietitian and nutritionist

Reach your health goals through personalized habit changes and positive mindset shifts. Offering evidence-based nutrition information - whether you want to improve a medical condition or prevent one. Most insurance plans cover visits.

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Health and wellness

      

Bonacorso

Bonacorso Insurance

Timothy Halpin ’12 (M), commercial insurance

Commercial and personal property and casualty insurance.

 Woburn, Massachusetts

 Professional services

 

Buxton Hollow Farm

Buxton Hollow Farm Natural Products

Donald Demers '11, co-owner

A small, family-owned business that works with farms throughout New England and homeowners across southern New England. Managing soil testing and creating custom, natural mineral mixes to regenerate soil. Healthy soil = healthy plants.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Family-owned

Salve Regina alumni receive a 10% discount.

      

Cardinal Financial

Cardinal Financial LLC

Alec Butler ’15, producing branch manager

Around-the-clock help for your first-time purchase, second home or investment.

 Massachusetts

 Finance and investment

 Appraisal fee covered for Salve Regina alumni.

 

CauseVid

CauseVid

Julie Pearson Sullivan '06, '15 (M), vice president

Tell better stories with video. Capturing, collecting and sharing authentic videos that show and tell the stories of your cause. Thanking donors with personalized video messages that are automatically transformed and professionalized.

Worcester, Massachusetts

Professional services

Salve Regina alumni receive 10% off an annual subscription.

   

Cerulean Logo

Cerulean

Kate Simpson ’13, owner

All about supporting small businesses. As a creative and collector, Kate Simpson of Kate Simpson Designs prides herself in carrying more than 70 (and counting) small businesses within Cerulean, along with hand-curated vintage finds.

 Warren, Rhode Island

 Retail, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 5% discount.

      

Christe, Sisters & Friends

Christe & Sisters & Friends

Cynthia Cykert ’18 (Ph.D.), artist/owner

Handmade gifts, art and cards by the artist/owner.

 Tiverton, Rhode Island

 Retail, woman-owned

   

Course Kitchen

Course Kitchen

Bonnie Budd ’99, president

Transforming your knowledge into engaging, media-rich, online learning experiences. Designing, building and hosting the products you can use to reach new markets, expand your impact, empower others and share your expertise.

 Milford, Massachusetts

 Professional services, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 10% discount on all services

 

The Economic Club

Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

Mara-Lise Deychak ’12, director of corporate engagement

Established in 1986 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. Created to strengthen ties among the diverse and growing business community based in metropolitan Washington, D.C.

 Washington, D.C.

 Nonprofit

    

Educated Athlete

Educated Athlete

Lauren Forcucci ’18 (Ph.D.), founder

Teaching student-athletes how to apply their athletic skills to their academic life. All services are individualized to meet the needs of student-athletes from grade 7 through college, with additional offerings to assist parents.

 Waltham, Massachusetts

 Professional services, woman-owned

      

Family Reseach 16

FamilyResearch16.com

Kathleen McQuillan Hofmann ’05, professional genealogist

Diligently researching your ancestors to uncover information and stories about their lives, so you can get to know them better.

 Duluth, Minnesota

 Professional services, woman-owned

        

Ferrara Construction

Ferrara Construction Group Inc.

Vito Ferrara ’02, owner

A family-owned construction company serving north of Boston, with an in-house team of architects, designers and trade workers as well as a 10,000-square-foot shop providing custom cabinetry and millwork.

 Gloucester, Massachusetts

 Professional services, family-owned

 Discounts offered to Salve Regina alumni.

   

FOODFitness

FOODfitness

Renee McCormack '95, founder

Offering an extensive line of organic, vegan and gluten-free granola and trail mix options along with chocolates and sweets, all shipped throughout the country.

 East Hampton, New York

 Health and wellness, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive free shipping.

    

Forza

Forza Cavallo

Marcella-Raphelle Deininger ’92, director

The family’s equine lifestyle inspires the artistry in their pattern-design lines, and the products share their appreciation for horses with people around the world. The horse-themed patterns are created by artist Tom Deininger ’92 and the prints are crafted into accessories, apparel and home goods.

 Tiverton, Rhode Island

 Retail, family-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 20% discount with coupon code SRU92.

       

Go Book Around

Go Book Bound

Ashley Bourque ’16, founder

Do you ever read a book and want to visit the same places as your favorite characters? Go Book Bound was created for those instances. Bringing books to life through a digital platform, Go Book Bound is the ultimate travel companion.

 Preston, Connecticut

 Family-owned, woman-owned

            

Golden Wellness Center

Golden Wellness Counseling

Patrick Golden ’16 (M), licensed mental health professional

Integrating a holistic-existential approach, Golden has more than seven years of experience providing support to individuals, families, groups and first responders, helping them to lead happy, productive and meaningful lives.

 Portsmouth, Rhode Island

 Health and wellness

   

Island Time Catering

Island Time Catering

Sabrina Stensland '16, co-founder/director

Founded as a spinoff from the Food Shack restaurant in 2021, Island Time Catering offers buffet, bar and taco cart services across Rhode Island.

 Middletown, Rhode Island

 Restaurant

   

JS23

JS23 Fitness/Sneakers

John Sauro ’88, president

Carrying or locating some of the hardest sneakers to find – from basketball to workout, all brands in all sizes. Also selling top-of-the-line fitness sneakers for CrossFit.

 Cranston, Rhode Island

 Health and wellness

 Discounts offered to Salve Regina alumni.

Krave Wellness

Krave Wellness

Kirsten Roberts '06, founder

Offering 1:1 nutritional therapy and functional labs.

 Pawcatuck, Connecticut

 Health and wellness

  

Latitude Yacht Brokerage

Latitude Yacht Brokerage

Ryan Miller '05, '07 (M), owner and yacht broker/Scott Akerman ’88, yacht broker

Offering yacht brokerage, yacht management and, in Maine, real estate services for buyers seeking second homes.

 Newport, Rhode Island

 Retail

 Discounts offered to Salve Regina alumni.

     

LAW

Lerner Arnold & Winston

Charles Arnold ’92, attorney

Specializing in personal injury law. Representing people hurt in accidents dealing with lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Handling accident cases in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.

 New York, New York

 Professional services

   

Living Makai

Living Makai

Patrick McNulty '93 (M), owner/founder

 Madeira Beach, Florida

 Travel and hospitality, family owned

 Salve Regina alumni are eligible for a 15% discount

Made by Marisa Joy

Made by Marisa Joy

Marisa Watson '96, '98 (M), owner

Specializing in handcrafted, fine quality chocolate-covered treats and baked goods. Utilizing family recipes, we create delicious confections using only the finest ingredients.

 Bridgewater, New Jersey

 Woman-owned

     

Making Travel Memories

Making Travel Memories (The Magic for Less Travel)

Jennifer Grant '01, independent travel consultant

Offering independent travel consulting specializing in all things Disney and Universal.

Barkhamsted, Connecticut

Travel, woman-owned

In addition to any agency promotions, Salve Regina alumni receive a $25 gift card at the time of travel.

   

Manatee on a vanity

Manatee on a Vanity

Stephanie Blaine ’10, owner

A small side hustle of artwork featured on stickers, mugs and other accessories, with designs of manatees, sea otters, sharks and sea creatures along with other animals.

 Plymouth, Massachusetts

 Retail, woman-owned

      

MJP Recruiting Partners

Mj3 Partners, Inc.

Mark O’Brien ’94, managing partner

Offering a flexible, on-demand recruiting model. Unlike traditional agency recruiters, Mj3 bills hourly for service, allowing clients to turn them on or off as needed without additional placement fees.

 Mansfield, Massachusetts

 Professional services

 Salve Regina alumni receive 25% off their first recruiting project.

   

Moore Core Works

Moore Core Works

Hilary Moore Christopher ’90, owner/director

Nearly 25 years of assisting clients in reaching their health and wellness goals. Pilates, strength training, conditioning, balance, mobility and nutrition. Virtual training available.

 Barnstable, Massachusetts

 Health and wellness, woman-owned

   

MP Wired

MP: Wired for HR

Jason Maxwell ’01, CEO

Combining cutting-edge, user-friendly payroll and human resources software with proactive, no-wait customer support. Offering services that keep you apprised of the latest legislation and best practices.

 Beverly, Massachusetts

 Professional services

    

Namesake Stitching

Namesake Stitching

Danielle Spalding '25 (M), founder/creative directorr

Personalized hand embroidered knitwear specializing in apparel for babies, kids, and home items.

 Portsmouth, Rhode Island

 Retail

   

ncino

nCino

Law Helie ’12, general manager/director

More than 1,750 financial institutions around the world use nCino's bank operating system to solve business challenges, digitize processes and enhance the customer experience through speed and convenience.

 Wilmington, North Carolina

 Finance and investment

   

The Newport Tartan

Newport Tartan

Kelley Coen ’91, founder

Created in 2020, the Newport Tartan is much more than plaid. Beyond the ancient tradition of patterns signifying clans and families, modern tartans have been adopted by municipalities to celebrate community and culture.

 Newport, Rhode Island

 Retail, woman-owned

   

Newport Wine Cellar

Newport Wine Cellar

Maria Chiancola ’92, owner

Offering a wide selection of thoughtfully curated artisanal wines, beers, spirits and specialty gourmet foods from around the globe. The knowledgeable staff provides access to the finest products and the stories of these independent producers.

 Newport, Rhode Island

 Retail, woman-owned, ethically sourced

 Salve Regina alumni receive 10% off their first purchase with coupon code Seahawks!

   

O'Brien Realty

O’Brien Realty

Kathryn Bateman ’95, realtor

Servicing residential and commercial spaces for sales and leasing. Providing full services to clients with a full team of vendors to help through each stage of the transaction. 

 New Jersey

 Professional services

 Salve Regina alumni receive a discounted fee.

   

Oceana Tanning

Oceana Tanning Salon

Daniel Thombs ’01, ’02 (M), owner

Providing traditional and sunless tanning for cosmetic and travel preparation purposes. Multiple options and levels are available for all needs, with knowledgeable staff that can assist with any questions to find the ideal fit.

 Middletown, Rhode Island

 Professional services, family-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 10% discount.

   

perodontial

Periodontal Specialists

Patrick Shannon ’05, periodontist

Providing treatment specializing in periodontal disease and dental implant replacement of missing teeth. The goal is to make your treatment from start to finish as comfortable as possible.

 Franklin and Marlboro, Massachusetts

 Health and wellness

   

Jessica Pohl

Photography by Jessica Pohl

Jessica Pohl ’10, photographer

A Rhode Island-based photographer capturing the special moments of your life, with work ranging through several different genres of photography.

 Portsmouth, Rhode Island

 Professional services, woman-owned

      

Pine Cone

Pine Cone Insurance

Michael Doherty ’91, owner

Serving Colorado, Connecticut and Oregon. Giving you the best customer service because we know how important you are. A full-service agency committed to both personal and commercial clients.

 Evergreen, Colorado

 Professional services, family-owned

   

Preseton Gray

Preston Gray Real Estate

Marissa Papa ’03, owner/broker

A full-service boutique real estate firm representing residential, new development and residential leasing. Offering creative marketing solutions and sale solutions for buyers, sellers, developers and investors.

 Shelton, Connecticut

 Professional services, woman-owned

 Reduced commissions available for Salve Regina alumni.

   

Pure Haven

Pure Haven

Allison Chatowsky ’99, consultant

Offering a wide variety of toxin-free products that include skin care, pure cleaning, body, hair, baby, pet and more.

 Rhode Island

 Health and wellness, woman-led

 Salve Regina alumni receive 15% off their first order.

   

Quality Matters

Quality Matters

Nicole McDermott ’01, leadership coach and consultant

Co-creating brave spaces to grow professionally and personally through coaching, consulting, facilitating and building courage through Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead program and other trainings.

 Virginia

 Professional services, woman-owned

 Discounts offered to Salve Regina alumni.

 

Raynham Park

Raynham Park

Chris Carney '90, owner

Located just south of Boston off I-495, Raynham Park will soon be one of the largest freestanding sports betting facilities in the United States with more than 30,000 square feet of gaming space, two restaurants, bars, private event space and more in a state-of-the-art 60,000 square foot entertainment complex.

 Raynham, Massachusetts

 Entertainment

 Discounts offered to Salve Regina alumni.

 

Rebel Girl Beauty

Rebel Girls Beauty

Julianne Slinger ’92, owner

A salon suite offering hair and makeup services and specializing in lived-in color. Also offering hair and makeup services for on-location events such as weddings and other special occasions.

 Braintree, Massachusetts

 Woman-owned

   

Red Rooster

Red Rooster Cookie Jar

Yvonne Conti-O'Brien ’89, owner/baker

Founded by a retired middle school Spanish teacher who traded in lesson plans to create recipes. Offering local delivery and pickup, along with shipping to all 48 contiguous states.

 The Villages, Florida

 Retail, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 15% discount with coupon code SALVE.

      

Savvi

Savvi

Jessica Andreula '00 (M)

 New Jersey

 Retail, woman-owned

     

Scientiphika

Scientiphika LLC

Aleksandra Predota '17, aesthetic nurse practitioner

A full-service medical spa that is continuously expanding its services and utilizing the latest technology and research.

 Middletown, Rhode Island

 Health and wellness, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 10% discount.

   

2nd Desk

Second Desk

Peter Tsemberides ’22, ’23 (M), co-founder/business and marketing lead

While popular computer programs keep improving, not everyone can afford to buy new computers to run them. Based on cloud computing technology, Second Desk allows users with any computer to run these programs.

 Stony Brook, New York

 Technology

   

Shaker Auto

Shaker Automotive Group

Edward Shaker ’92, owner

Entering its eighth decade of service. The original dealership in Waterbury, Connecticut grew out of their grandfather’s repair shop, which he started after fixing trucks at the local farmer’s market.

 Watertown, Connecticut

 Automotive

 Discounts offered to recent Salve Regina alumni.

   

Skpsychotherapy

Skpsychotheraphy

Sarah Kelly '01, licensed mental health counselor

Currently providing mental health counseling services remotely to adults (18+). With 20 years in higher education as an administrator and adjunct faculty, Kelly specializes in working with college students.

 Remote, Maryland

 Woman-owned, health and wellness

Spotlight

Spotlight Dance Studio

Amanda Narciso Ponte ’12, owner/artistic director

Celebrating 31 years in business, Spotlight provides dance education to all ages. Offerings include hip hop, acrobatics, musical theater, tap, jazz, contemporary, ballet, pointe, Irish step and creative movement.

 Taunton, Massachusetts

 Woman-owned, first generation American-owned

   

Supreme

Supreme Energy

Kali Lamparelli Pezzi ’08, director of natural gas and electric operations

Family owned and operated for more than 75 years, Supreme Energy provides a complete line of heating and cooling services across greater Boston and South Shore, Massachusetts.

 Weymouth, Massachusetts

 Family-owned

   

Sweets by NB

Sweets by NB

Nineveh Betshlimon '19, owner

Offering quality baked goods at an affordable price.

 West Warwick, Rhode Island

 Retail, woman-owned

 Salve Regina alumni receive a 10% discount off their first order with coupon code FIRST10.

   

Tourig

TOURIG

Paul Bulger ’88, co-founder

Building high-performance camper vans since 2015. Focusing on building vehicles that provide the perfect cross of comfort, functionality and form without compromising weight and adaptability on off-road terrain.

 Golden, Colorado

 Automotive

            

Interested in Joining Salve Square?

If you are a Salve Regina graduate and own or operate your own business or service, complete the form below to join our alumni business directory.

Salve Regina University (“University” or “Salve”) has created a virtual marketplace –Salve Square, to showcase businesses founded, owned or controlled by Salve alumni. Salve is pleased to provide this showcase as a courtesy to our students, alumni, and other members of the University community. The University is not a partner, affiliate, joint venturer, creditor or insurer for any business that may be featured on Salve Square, and does not vet, screen, evaluate, approve, endorse, warrant or recommend any products or services that may be offered through Salve Square. As a condition of using the Salve Square virtual marketplace, users acknowledge that they are solely responsible for exercising appropriate due diligence before purchasing or using any products or services that may be offered, assume all related risks, and will hold University Trustees, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any claim, loss, action, cause of action, and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees occasioned thereby.