Jeannie Castillo-LaPierre, Studio Director

Jeannie is a Rhode Island native with over 15 years of experience in operational planning and personnel management. Prior to joining New Urban Arts as the Business Manager, Jeannie served as Sr. Director of Girl Experience at Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England. She also worked in a variety of administrative and hands-on youth development roles at The Learning Community, a nationally recognized public charter school in Central Falls. Jeannie served in the U.S. Army for nearly 10 years as a Human Resources professional and is a Combat Veteran, having completed a tour in OIF III. She enjoys hunting for quality vintage finds, visiting art museums, vision boarding and dabbling in the performing arts – ask her about the TropiGals! Jeannie lives in Pawtucket with her husband, daughter and 2 cats, (Mona Lisa & Leonardo).