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Todd Thomas

Co-Founder and
President

  todd@tandtdev.com
  (413) 441-7608



Andrea Rounds

Co-Founder and
Interim Executive Director

  andrearounds@me.com
  (401) 556-7736


Founding Steering Committee

The project developers and co-founders are RPI alumni, Todd Thomas, an architect who specializes in historic preservation and green/sustainable design, and Jessica Thomas, a hydrogeologist experienced in regulatory compliance and project safety. Co-founder Andrea Rounds is a nonprofit management consultant and serves as Interim Executive Director with the guidance of a steering committee of professionals and community leaders:


Todd Thomas

Co-founder, President & Project Developer3T Collaborative; co-owner, Thomas and Thomas Development, Inc., sustainable and green design-build firm

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Andrea Rounds

Co-founder & Interim Executive DirectorNonprofit management consultant; member of Explore Bristol’s Steering Committee; LeadershipRI 2015 Lambda II Class

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Jane Lavender

Board member of the Bristol Art Museum; artist; member of the Explore Bristol Steering Committee

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Gina Macdonald

TreasurerManaging Director, Promontory Growth and Innovation, consultants who help large companies increase profits

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Garry Holmstrom

SecretaryRetired Raytheon executive; Captain U.S.Navy (ret.); URI Master Gardener (Intern); board member of Linden Place.

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Mike Byrnes

Co-founder and co-chair, Explore Bristol; retired China business executive; U.S. Army Brigadier General (ret.)

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Fran Chaves

3T Collaborative; owner of Chaves Construction, a residential and commercial construction company.

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Elizabeth Crabtree

AVP for Strategy and Resource Development at Brown University; fundraising and nonprofit management professional.

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Halsey Herreshoff

Naval architect, Herreshoff Design; Bristol Town Council Member; America’s Cup-winning sailor

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Tom Kowalczyk

Principal KMRM, LLC and independent contractor for Homeland Security; retired civilian engineer, USN

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Tim MacDonald

Tim MacDonald is Senior Fellow at Capital Institute, leading research into new pension investment choices.

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Jessica Thomas

3T Collaborative; co-owner, Thomas and Thomas Development, Inc., sustainable and green design-build firm

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Photo Credit: East Bay Phoenix Newspaper

Back Row, from Left to Right – Halsey Herreshoff, Todd Thomas. Front Row, from Left to Right – Andrea Rounds, Francis Chaves, Gina Macdonald, Garry Holmstrom. Not pictured in the photo are Mike Byrnes, Jane Lavender, Tom Kowalczyk, Tim McDonald, and Elizabeth Crabtree.