Robert Terravecchia CEO, Equitable Bank is pleased to announce that Michael J. Wilcox, Vice President, Commercial Lender, has been elected Chairperson of the Board of Directors for The Arc of the South Shore.  Based in North Weymouth, The Arc of the South Shore is committed to empowering families and individuals of all ages with disabilities to reach their fullest potential, by providing high-quality individualized services and opportunities that foster independence, community inclusion, and advocacy.  “Michael’s commitment to The Arc is a wonderful example of the level of dedication he has for our community,” said Terravecchia.


A longtime volunteer and Board Member with The Arc, Mr. Wilcox’s involvement with the organization has included developing a pilot program to teach financial concepts to the individuals served by The Arc and serving as a speaker at the many Arc events.  In addition, his two sons, Matty and Anthony, both have benefited from the services of The Arc of the South Shore.  “Michael has a great passion and knowledge of the work that we do.  We are thrilled to have him take on the role as Chairperson,” said Daryl Cook Ivan, Executive Director of The Arc of the South Shore.


The Arc of the South Shore’s Board of Directors is currently made up of the following individuals:


Chairperson:  Michael J. Wilcox

First Vice Chair:  Robert McDonald

Treasurer:  Theodore Skrypek

Secretary/Clerk:  George A. Toma

Past President:  Joanne Erickson


Members of the Board:  Betty Belyea, Kadee Daley, Robert Falconi, James Luongo, Norma Grassey, Maria Plante, Normand Racicot, Lou Rizzo, Scott Towne


Honorary Board Members:  Richard Frye, Marianne Towle, Arthur Davies and Louis Voveris

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