Anna Visciano is so excited to be part of the Millspace in downtown Newmarket. Her passions for arts, culture, and community have always been part of her hobbies and career. Anna grew up in the NH seacoast theater community, received a BA in Anthropology at UNH, worked in entertainment travel industry in San Diego, was the Assistant Director at Newmarket Rec, and has jumped back into entertainment travel now working from NH. She has received a certificate in Non-Profit Leadership from the University of San Diego and has been on the leadership team of Camp CenterStage for over 12 years. She joined the Millspace board in 2018 and is so excited to support this incredible arts and culture venue!!
Mike Bellamente is the co-owner and managing director of the Green Alliance, a New Hampshire-based network of businesses and consumers actively working toward a sustainable future. Prior to taking over the Green Alliance, Mike served as Head of Consumer Engagement for CDP, a global repository of corporate environmental data. Bellamente has written extensively on the topic of corporate sustainability with his work appearing in publications including, the Guardian, Huffington Post, GreenBiz.com, Sustainable Brands, CR Magazine, Grist and the Portsmouth Herald. In February 2012, he was named to Ethisphere’s list of 100 most influential people in business ethics. Mike received an MBA in International Business from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Plymouth State University.
Matt Sweitzer is a proud Newmarket resident since 2004 & joined the Millspace Board in early 2017 after being inspired by events he attended and a general call for civic duty. After 20 years of College & Career, Matt felt a void of fulfillment in Community & Culture. Matt is a Senior Director of Operations at Extreme Networks & previously held Director of Finance & Supply Chain positions at Cabletron Systems, then Enterasys Networks. Matt brings to Millspace the benefit of international corporate business experience & an ability to connect our community to the Millspace vision of creative, cultural exploration & education.
Gilda has been a Board Member since 2016 and called Newmarket her home for over 13 years. She is a dentist who focuses on public health and works with the pediatric and geriatric population, both at Exeter Hospital and in Long-Term Care. Gilda strongly supports the arts and she and her family participate in theater and music on a regular basis. She is proud of the direction Millspace is taking as it continues to grow and contribute to Newmarket’s cultural scene.
Richard Gouin was a resident of Newmarket for 13 years and has been on the Board since 2016. He is employed as a dental hygienist in the seacoast area treating the underserved. His focus is to turn Millspace into a performance venue. Being in a family of actors and musicians, he sees the potential of Millspace as a premier location for live theater, music and a variety of
performing arts. With a thriving vibrant downtown, Newmarket is the perfect location for dinner
and a show.
Jim Zibailo is a health care professional, filmmaker, and performer. He has worked in the health care industry for 20+ years with experience in state government, as well as the private and non-profit sectors of the industry. He is currently the Director of Community Health Systems for Bi-State Primary Care Association; a nonprofit organization focused on promoting access to effective and affordable primary care and preventive services for all, with special emphasis on underserved populations. Jim’s professional knowledge and skillset includes expertise in the areas of community development, data analysis, finance, payment reform, policy, grant writing and compliance. In addition, Jim has written, directed and produced half a dozen short films and performed in numerous community theater productions as both an actor and singer. Jim brings a unique combination of analytic and creative thinking to his professional and artistic endeavors and is appreciative of the opportunity to utilize his skillset to help guide the Millspace and enrich the cultural experience of the surrounding community.
Laura has lived in Newmarket since 2014: part of this renting an apartment in the Mill above Millspace and now in her own home. She is passionate about the community and loves Newmarket’s downtown.