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Travel company executive

D. Richard Rodi, American travel company executive. President Rhode Island Philharmonic, Providence, 1975-1979, director, since 1965; director Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, since 1983; director, treasurer Cranston General Hospital, Providence, since 1986.

Background

Rodi, D. Richard was born on November 6, 1917 in New York City. Son of Anthony and Jennie (Avignone) Rodi.

Education

Student, Brooklyn College, 1935-1941;Student, Wharton School, Philadelphia, 1949-1951.

Career

Personnel director, Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, 1952-1955;general superintendent, The May Company, Cleveland, 1955-1962;vice president, Outlet Department Store, 1962-1968;president, Cherry & Webb, Providence, 1968-1975;president, Outlet Specialty Stores, Providence, 1975-1981;president, Pearson Travel, Providence, since 1981. Treasurer, director Corp-Net International, Columbus, Ohio, since 1986.

Membership

President Rhode Island Philharmonic, Providence, 1975-1979, director, since 1965. Director Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, since 1983. Director, treasurer Cranston General Hospital, Providence, since 1986.

Connections

Married Lois Barbara Coombes, August 26, 1950. Children: Pamela, Barbara.

father:
Anthony Rodi

mother:
Jennie (Avignone) Rodi

spouse:
Lois Barbara Coombes

child:
Pamela Rodi

child:
Barbara Rodi