Jeffrey Cicolini ’94, of Saugus, has been named the 2022 recipient of Salem State University Alumni Association’s Elizabeth Williams Wade Award for his many years of dedicated service to the university.
Cicolini graduated from Salem State in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration, majoring in accounting with a minor in economics. He has extensive experience providing solutions to evolving nonprofit organizations as partner at AAFCPAs, a CPA and consulting firm headquartered in New England that provides accounting, tax and consulting services. As treasurer of the Salem State University Foundation, Inc., a 23-member board of directors that engages the community, inspires philanthropy and stewards resources to invest in student success, Cicolini is deeply committed to the prosperity and success of his alma mater.
“At the firm, we’ve been very committed to giving back to the community,” said Cicolini. “It’s always been part of our mission statement. I try to make every effort I can to give back, which includes serving on the foundation board, and I’m honored to be recognized with this award, one that has particular emphasis on celebrating volunteerism.”
According to Mike Mitchell ’07, associate director of alumni relations, “Jeff has been incredibly involved with Salem State for years. His passion for making a difference on the North Shore is unmatched, and we are proud to have him as a graduate and community partner.”
Established in 1980, the Elizabeth Williams Wade Award is presented to an alumnus/a who has made a notable achievement or lasting contribution to Salem State University through their philanthropic and voluntary endeavors.