Salvatore J. Augeri Jr. | President


Bachelor of Science – University of Maine at Orono (1984)
Graduate Equivalent B+36 – University of Rhode Island (1986-2003)

Work Experience

Has been employed in the Chariho Regional School District for the past 29 years. The first 15 years he has been employed by Chariho as a middle school physical education/health teacher and throughout those years has held head coaching positions at the high school level in boys’ soccer, basketball, and girls’ fast pitch softball. For the last 14 years has worked for the district as a middle school dean of students. Primarily his job requires that he share in the development of the school behavior code as well as enforce it. Also, his responsibilities revolve around the issues of school safety, ranging from emergency procedures to unsafe choices made by students.

Charitable Work

Worked with Community 2000, a non-profit organization to establish an annual golf tournament to raise funds for the Chariho Community Educational Projects. As the director of planning for this golf tournament, he has worked on soliciting donations to organizing and running the tournament for the past 4 years. The tournaments raised 23K, 25K, and 30K respectively for the CCEP.

Sal’s knowledge of fundraising, his collaboration with other professionals involved in educating and servicing special needs children, and his general experience working with all students and their parents will be a valuable asset to the success of The Fairway Foundation.

Scott Findeisen | Findeisen Wealth Management

About Scott

Scott Findeisen graduated in 1982 from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, and has been involved in the financial services industry for over 25 years. In September of 2007, he partnered with his son, Branden Findeisen, with the idea of eventually creating Findeisen Wealth Management Group LLC, a comprehensive wealth management firm.

Through Mr. Findeisen’s extensive experience, he has achieved an expertise in comprehensive risk management; particularly life, health, and long-term care insurance. However, Scott is also a registered Investment Advisor Representative with over $60 million in assets under management as of 2010. His clients include some of the area’s leading entrepreneurs and businesses with complex retirement, investment, insurance, and estate planning needs.

Scott will play an integral role within the organization as his extensive investment advisory experience will provide the organization with the opportunity to carefully invest money and maximize returns. This financial growth will take our funds to new levels which will benefit the future recipients of the foundations work.

Matthew H. Thomsen, Esq. | Orsinger Nardone Lallo & Thomsen Law Offices


BA – University of Connecticut (1980)
JD – Western New England College, School of Law (1983)
LLM – Emory University (1984)

Licensed to practice law in Connecticut (1983) and Rhode Island (1988).

Work Experience

Has been in the private practice of law for 28 years. Currently represents well over 25 public charities. Has years of experience in filing Form 1023s with the IRS as well as filing annual federal and state 990s. Has represented charities before the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office and in the Rhode Island court systems and continues to do so.

Charitable Work

Has served as Chairman of the Westerly Hospital Foundation Board of Directors for eight years and continues to serve on that Board as a member (another eight years). Has served on The Westerly Hospital Board of Directors for three years. Has served on the Stand Up for Animals (animal shelter association) campaign committee. Currently serves as Moderator of the Dunns Corners Fire District.

Stephen John McCumiskey


Bachelor of Science from the University of Rhode Island (1991)
Masters Degree of Science from the University of Rhode Island (1997)

Work Experience

Employed by the Houston Astros as a professional baseball player from 1990-1991. Assigned to the Minor League affiliate Auburn Astros of the New York-Penn League.

Employed by the Chariho Regional School District in 1991 as an Adapted Physical Education specialist for 13 years and an elementary and middle school Physical Education/Health teacher for 12 years. During that time played an integral part in the development of Adapted Aquatics program and Therapeutic Horseback Riding for students with special needs.

Assistant Baseball Coach and Head Coach for 5 years at Chariho High School. Assistant Coach for varsity boys basketball at Chariho High School for 2 years and Chariho Middle School Intramural Assistant Coach for 4 years.

Assistant Baseball Coach at The University of Rhode Island for 2 years.

Assistant Baseball Coach at Johnson and Whales University for 4 years.

Instructor of Martial Arts for Jay Hewitt’s TAEKWONDO in Attleboro, Massachusetts 2009-2011.

From 1988-1990 volunteered to assist in the training of Special Olympic athletes at South Kingstown High School while doing field work for the University of Rhode Island. Coach of the South Kingston Special Olympic team in 1989-90.

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