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Meet Our Board

The IFC Advisory Board was formed to help improve IFC by serving as a forum for the free exchange, discussion, and evaluation of ideas.  The primary guideline for advisory board meetings is freedom of communication. Any idea or comment is valid and is maintained in confidence. No topic is taboo, and honest feedback is encouraged.

In addition to our gratitude and appreciation, all members of the IFC Client Advisory Board receive The Diamond Key service platform during their term of service.

Pictured standing in the back row - left to right , Amy Horrocks Fino, Gary Simpson, Kimberly Forzano and Richard D'Onofrio
Pictured sitting in the front row - left to right - James Langlais, Richard Forzano and Esther D'Albero

Richard Forzano, President, IFC

Amy Horrocks Fino, VP Operations & Compliance, IFC

Kimberly Forzano, VP Marketing, IFC

Gary Simpson

Gary is a retired accounting and finance professional.  His many years of business experience and approach to today’s challenges provides the Board with views and perspectives many of our client's face.  In retirement he enjoys outdoor activities, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Esther D'Albero

A resident of Madison, Esther worked for over 40 years in the banking and finance field.  After retirement she spent several years as a consultant, working with a leading provider of integrated technology systems for financial service providers internationally.  She is very pleased to offer assistance to IFC, working closely with the management team setting the strategic direction of the firm, and initiatives to better meet the financial needs of their clients. Esther is now retired, enjoys life doing some volunteer work for local organizations, and spending time with her beloved family and friends. Working in her gardens also brings her great pleasure.

Richard D'Onofrio

Rich retired in 2018 after 42 years of Sales, Customer Service, and IT experience with a multi-national bakery products company, most recently as a Project Manager specializing in training.  He has a BA in English from Central Connecticut State University, and an MBA in Marketing from the University of New Haven.  He is a long-time Milford resident, who has held volunteer board positions with the Jaycees and the YMCA, currently serving on the Woodruff branch board.  Rich's hobbies include sports, golf, travel, reading, and watching movies.  Rich has been associated with IFC for 30 years and is excited about contributing to IFC’s ability to educate clients about finance, and the value of accumulating wealth over a lifetime.

James Langlais

In Jim's 34-year career with a multi-national manufacturing company, background includes managerial positions within Customer Service, Order Service, Order Entry, Shipping, and Import/Export Compliance. Due to his interest related to international policies and regulations, he pursued a more active role in the import/export profession and was hired as an International Trade Compliance Specialist for a major helicopter company.  Jim progressed in this capacity to the position of Senior Manager-International Trade Compliance and also served as an Empowered Official.  In order to spend more time with his grandchildren, Jim moved from Watertown, CT to Brentwood, NH.  Jim has been married to his wife, Roberta, for almost 50 years. Jim and Roberta have a son, Mark, daughter, Alison, son-in-law, Brian, daughter-in-law, Jennifer and three grandchildren, Reid, Sage and Sadie.  Jim is enjoying retirement, including traveling and spending time with his family and friends.


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