Designation: Board of Trustees

Joseph V. Riggio

Joseph V. Riggio

Joseph Vincent Riggio is a Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation Board of Trustees member and proudly hosts and heads the Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic event monthly. He is sole proprietor of J v ARCHER ENTERTAINMENT as well as President & Founder of Psycho Factor Records. The former promotes quality musical acts focusing on all ages showcases, Jazz, Blues and atypical/unique performers. The latter provides a much-needed home for his own Musical Projects that lean away from mainstream appeal. Primarily a Singer and Cornet player and a 30 year plus East Coast USA tour veteran. All 6 of his releases from his 4 main projects are available worldwide on all digital platforms exclusively distributed by Atomic Music.

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John Dammacco

John Dammacco is a Lifetime Member of the JSJBF and Co-Chair of the Public Relations/Marketing Committee. John is a dedicated musician and member of Jump Back, a JSJBF member band. When not spending time volunteering with the JSJBF or playing live around NJ, John is a Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a premier Italian Specialty Cheese manufacturing company managing the number one brand of real Italian cheese in the US. He has over 47 years of experience in brand building, education and promotion. John’s career has him traveling extensively in the US and Europe in the pursuit of knowledge and advancing the education of this specialty food as it relates to positioning, pairing and product awareness. John has 3 grown children and 4 grandkids.

Wayne Kessler

Wayne Kessler

Wayne is a member of the Board and co-chair of the Public Relations/Marketing Committee. Wayne is a life-long musician and is a member of JSJBF member band, Jump Back. When not performing in local venues across New Jersey, he is a veteran communications advisor serving the legal industry. He has significant experience in global strategic communications, including media relations, executive communications (internal and external) and marketing messaging for leading law firms, service corporations and innovative technology companies. Wayne is a voting member of The Recording Academy.

Gary Neuwirth

Gary Neuwirth

Gary recently joined the Board of Trustees for the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation. He also serves on the board for Peter Cooper Village, West Long Branch. He holds a SCRREA (State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser) license 1992-Present.

Tina LoBosco

Tina LoBosco

Tina became a JSJBF Member in 2021 and a Board member in 2022. Tina is currently the President of Krave Spirits, a local liquor company. Formerly Tina was Vice President, Human Resources/Diversity Development for Quick & Reilly Inc. in New York. Tina won the first ever Securities Industry Association Diversity Development Award for her training program during her tenure at Quick & Reilly. During her tenure, she was the project manager for 2 merger integrations. Tina enjoys sports (especially hockey), comic cons; festivals and meeting people. a long-time fan of live music events especially Blues.