Main Slideshow
Join Volunteer Donate


Council Email Updates
Sign Up Today


Girl Scout Members
Click here to go directly to online registration.

Girl Scout Shop
Get the Latest

Rent Our Properties
Learn More

Troop Scoop
See Our Girl Scouts In Action

Keep In Touch With Your Fellow Girl Scouts

Management Team

neil stamps Neil M. Stamps, Chief Executive Officer, is an experienced broad-based executive with proven success in moving organizations forward by inspiring outstanding performance and superior customer focus. Neil’s vast experience in finance, operations and new technology align with our council's strategic goals and objectives, insuring continuity in GSRI’s program as we actively search for someone to fill this role. Neil has a BS in Accounting from Providence College and an MA in Management from Bryant University.
Nicole Kelly

Nicole Kelly, Assistant Executive Director, Funding & Communications, was a Girl Scout in New Jersey. Nicole has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Michigan. After ten years in the corporate sector working for companies like Eastman Kodak, Elizabeth Arden, and Merrill Lynch, Nicole turned a passion for volunteering into a profession and founded Hands On Greenville, a nonprofit organization that makes volunteering easy for busy, professional people. Nicole was the executive director of Hands On Greenville for nine years until she moved to Rhode Island. In recognition of her contributions to the Greenville, SC community, Nicole was selected to be a "Community Hero" torchbearer for the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Before coming to Girl Scouts in 2008, Nicole was a fundraiser for the Kent Hospital Foundation in Warwick, RI. Nicole is an active member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals - Rhode Island Chapter, a former board member of the organization, and twice co-chaired the National Philanthropy Day committee.

Nicole is the proud mother of Caroline.

susan m

Susan Mansolillo, CFO, has extensive experience in finance and fund accounting and comes to GSRI from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, where she worked for 24 years. Soon after graduating from Providence College with a BS in Accounting, Susan became head bookkeeper at Audubon, was promoted to Finance and IT Manager, and was Senior Director of Finance & Administration for last 7 years. Susan was a Girl Scout, as was her daughter, and has a strong belief in our mission. Susan is a school committee member in Johnston and has served on several volunteer boards.


Ernest J. Little, Director of Property Management, went to Paul Smith College in New York and served in the United States Naval Reserve as a CT.

Before he joined Girl Scouts of Rhode Island in 2007, Ernie held a variety of positions in several industries. He was the deputy director of aviation at the Burlington International Airport and, later, the director of aviation at Groton-New London Airport. In 1984, Ernie returned to his culinary aspirations and briefly became a part owner in a restaurant, in Mystic, CT and, with a friend, opened restaurants in Narragansett and New York City.  

Ernie was the food and beverage manager at Boulder Hills Golf and Country Club in Rhode Island and clubhouse manager and director of food and beverage for six courses located along the East Coast. He later became the general manager/COO at Hudson National Golf Club in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, one of the top ten courses in the United States. 

jill oc

Jill Olson-Crowley, Director of Volunteer Management, joined GSRI in February 2013.  A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Jill is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of girls and young women by building courage, confidence and character. She is focused on creating a comprehensive volunteer management system that supports and retains outstanding volunteers.  Jill’s background is in volunteer management in both healthcare administration and educational nonprofits.

Jill is passionate about her family, her work, conferences and special events, interpersonal relationships and communication, gardening, flower arranging and living life to the fullest.


Laurie Pansa, Assistant Executive Director, Girl & Adult Services