Our Staff

Maura Pearce
Director

Maura Pearce is the Executive Director of Providence Talks and the Roger Williams University Director of Early Learning. Maura can be reached at mpearce@rwu.edu

Kevin Slattery
Assistant Director

Kevin Slattery is the Assistant Director for Providence Talks, and previously served as the Research and Data Coordinator. He has been with the program since 2014.

Kevin manages the program’s day-to-day operations with all providers, vendors, and research partners, in addition to serving as the organization’s point person for all research coordination, data collection, and data analysis. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Roger Williams University, and has a passion for program evaluation and utilizing data in a practical and efficient manner for government and nonprofit organizations. He has over eight years’ additional experience working directly with low-income families. Kevin can be reached at kslattery@rwu.edu