On Oct. 27, 2017, Governor Raimondo designated Mark A. Furcolo as Acting Director of the Department of Revenue. In that role, Furcolo is responsible for four state divisions; Lottery, Motor Vehicles, Municipal Finance, and Taxation, as well as the Office of Revenue Analysis. A technology and finance industry veteran, Furcolo served as a senior vice president at Dealertrack Technologies Inc. from February 2011 through December 2016. He was the president and CEO of triVIN, Inc. from April 2008 to February 2011. He served as the chief operating officer of General Systems Solutions Inc. (GSS), a subsidiary of triVIN from March 2007 to February 2011. He was a vice president and CFO at triVIN from June 1998 to March 2007. Furcolo served as a vice president of finance at GE Capital, within the GSS business unit, from November 1995 to March 1998. He joined GSS in June 1992 as its controller and finance manager. Before joining GSS, Furcolo served as a commercial loan officer at Fleet Bank. Furcolo holds both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island.
On December 11, 2015, Governor Gina Raimondo designated Marilyn Shannon McConaghy the acting Director of the Department of Revenue. She retains her lead role on the department’s legal services. As department acting director, McConaghy oversees operations of its five divisions; Lottery, Motor Vehicles, Municipal Finance, Revenue Analysis and Taxation. She previously served as head of legal services for the Department of Administration and as director of the Department of Business Regulation. McConaghy also served as executive counsel for Department of Business Regulation. She was a partner in the firm of Tillinghast, Licht and Semonoff prior to entering public service. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Rhode Island and a juris doctorate degree from Boston College.
Appointed in May 2018, Jade Borgeson serves as the Chief of Staff for the department and is responsible for coordinating the department’s strategic initiatives and legislative affairs. Prior to joining the department, she served as a policy advisor to Governor Gina M. Raimondo, advising on topics relating to revenue, commerce, and business regulation. Prior to joining the state, she served as a consultant at the Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab, and worked on capacity-building within government service agencies as a National Science Foundation grantee. Borgeson holds a Master in Public Administration degree with a concentration in data sciences from Brown University and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Research and Public Policy from New York University: Abu Dhabi.
Appointed in November 2015, Jane Cole serves as the chief financial officer for the department and is responsible for preparing and monitoring the department’s budget. Cole has worked for the state for 10 years, most recently at the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, where she was a budget official. Cole received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Nichols College.
Appointed in November 2015, Paul Grimaldi serves as the chief of information and public relations for the department. Prior to entering state government service, Grimaldi was a staff writer for The Providence Journal specializing in economic development, the casino industry and taxation issues. He spent more than 25 years in the communications industry, including positions with digital media outlets and a public relations agency.