The Ridgefield Library welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors. Two are profiled here, and the others will be introduced in a future column.
Rob Freeman moved to Ridgefield with his wife and two children in 2010. He is a Vice President with Venbrook Insurance Services. Before joining Venbrook, Rob was founder and CEO of Green Buildings Online Inc., an award winning provider of e-learning and online training for employees of global institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Prior to that he worked for six years for a New York commercial real estate private equity group. Rob earned a BA from Skidmore College and an MBA from Babson College.
Tizzie Mantione has lived in Ridgefield 16 years with her husband Tom and their two children, Nico (13) and Jax (12). She grew up in neighboring Pound Ridge, NY and is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Her career has spanned multiple industries including sports marketing, event management, financial management, executive search and software sales. Tizzie has volunteered in Ridgefield in both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts as well as various programs at Farmingville Elementary and East Ridge Middle School. She is currently serving on the Ridgefield Prevention Council. She is an avid cyclist, golfer and reader who loves to travel.