Our Team

Barbara Haynes, General Manager

Barbara has been in the Rhode Island radio business for 30 years, she started right after her graduation from University of RI in 1981. Barbara has been the Market Manager for Cumulus in Providence since 2003. Barbara is very active in the Rhode Island business community and is on advisory boards for RI Broadcasters Association, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, City Year RI and multiple military initiatives.

Holly Paras, General Sales Manager

Holly has nearly 20 years of experience in radio sales and marketing. She began her career in New York City as a account executive at Katz Radio, working with some of the largest advertising agencies in the world. Holly moved to Rhode Island fifteen years ago, and brought that high level of experience to the Ocean State. She has enjoyed applying large scale marketing knowledge to local agencies and advertisers. Holly's second greatest joy is building a successful advertising plan for a client, and then watching it go to work! Her greatest joy is watching her three teenage boys play ice hockey, lacrosse and basketball.

Joseph Lembo, Director of Sales

Director of Sales (DOS) & CRMC (Certified Radio Consultant). Joe is a 30 year veteran of the Providence Radio and advertising industry, he began after his graduation from Providence College 1980. Joe has been with Cumulus Providence since February, 2002. Throughout these thirty years and with consolidation Joe has had management responsibilities to 10 Rhode Island radio stations. Joe has been very involved in the Providence Chamber of Commerce, BNI and the Boys Club of RI. This experience and his tremendous involvement in the community make him a marketing asset for any local company and an Ambassador for Cumulus Media.