Roland Benjamin, Jr.

401-636-1650
rbenjamin@sksd-ri.net             
                                                       RolandBenjamin

Education: 1994   B.S.  Mechanical Engineering - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  1998   M.B.A. - Bryant University
   
Experience: 2004-Present          Owner and CFO, LFI, Inc.  Smithfield-based contract manufacturer servicing medical device and aircraft engine industries with current employment of 60 people of varying skills and experiences.
  1999-2004             Business Unit Manager – Medical Devices, Laser Fare, Inc.  Turnkey profit and loss responsibility for manufacturing business overseeing 18 employees.
  1994-1999             Manufacturing Engineer – Laser Fare, Inc.  Responsibilities included manufacturing process development, pricing and costing, and internal program developments in a general purpose manufacturing environment.

District Committee Work:
2017 – 2018: Serving on South Kingstown School Committee. Also serving on contract negotiations, facilities study, and SELAC subcommittees.
2012 - 2014: Community appointee to Accountability Subcommittee of the South Kingstown School Committee.
2010 – 2012: Community appointee to Accountability Subcommittee of the South Kingstown School Committee. Candidate for South Kingstown School Committee during 2010 and 2012 election.
2008 - 2009: Community member of South Kingstown Superintendent Selection and Interview Panel.