Salve Square

Alumni, Parent and Family Programs

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.


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



Bonacorso Insurance

Timothy Halpin ’12 (M), commercial insurance

Commercial and personal property and casualty insurance.

 Woburn, Massachusetts

 Professional services


Cardinal Financial

Cardinal Financial LLC

Alec Butler ’15, producing branch manager

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


 Finance and investment

 Appraisal fee covered for Salve Regina alumni.


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


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.



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

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.


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



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.

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


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


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.



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.


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



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.


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




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 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



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.