Our Staff Members
We believe the Tech Collective team is our greatest asset and benefit to our members. Connect with them today to see how we can help you on your technology business journey.
Interim Executive Director
Joe Devine is the CTO of Bridge Technical Talent, an IT staffing/consulting firm and has over 30 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, and information technology. Joe’s passion is building computer science career pathways in RI, particularly for women and minorities. He serves on several college computer science academic advisory panels. Joe also serves on the Board of Directors for the Tech Collective, the Academy for Career Exploration, and the Providence After School Alliance (PASA).
Business Development Director
Monica is the Director of Business Development at Tech Collective, where she spearheads strategic development efforts while also cultivating relationships with our partners and sponsors. She has managed a small business, spent time teaching in the classroom and has worked in higher education at Molloy College and St. John’s University. She has volunteered for many years with the Boy Scouts of America, Narragansett Council. Monica is the proud mother of three “adult-ish” sons, two of whom are Eagle Scouts.
Strategic Engagement Manager
Creusa is a Program Manager at Tech Collective, overseeing technical programs for the organization. Previous to joining Tech Collective, Creusa worked as an Impact Manager at City Year Providence, Regional Marketing Manager at Creative Artists Agency CAA in Los Angeles, as an account executive at NBC’s Telemundo in Providence, and a trainer and consultant at Ocean State Library OSL for the Broadband Technology Opportunity. In her spare time, Creusa has launched and serves as the Director of I Am That Girl – Rhode Island Chapter, where she leverages her entertainment background as a vehicle to empower youth.
Office Manager & Bookkeeper
Maureen has been a bookkeeper and office manage throughout her 30 years in business. Before joining Tech Collective she was Director of Operations for 11 years for local manufacturing company. Her personal passion is to bring people together for community activities. She is the Activities Director for her church group overseeing party planning, running a bowling league, and scheduling outdoor adventures. But her greatest passion is for her beautiful granddaughter.
Junior Marketing Associate
Destiny is the Junior Marketing Associate for Tech Collective. She is in her first year at CCRI, with plans on attending URI next year. She has returned for her third time with Tech Collective after initially being an intern through the PrepareRI program in the summer of 2018, and throughout her senior year at Classical High School. She is excited to be back for an extended time, and interested in the change that comes from being a communications intern, to an engagement intern, to now a Junior Marketing associate. She is now able to work with everyone in the office on various projects ranging from video editing, to social media interactions. She is looking forward to seeing how the projects that she is involved with advance in levels of complexity, allowing her to improve her skills while being challenged along the way.
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