New England Retirement Solutions Team


Emilio J. “Mel” Senesi, Jr., AIF®, PPC®, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®

401 (k) Advisor

After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Rhode Island, Mel Senesi entered the financial services arena and has been working in the industry ever since. Mel’s current practice is largely focused on retirement plans. He works with a diverse client base of closely held businesses and non-profit organizations. Mel founded New England Retirement Solutions® LLC to provide services to 401(k), 403(b) and Simple IRA plans. He works with plan sponsors to help design plans that address the needs of their employees and he implements procedures that assist the plan sponsors in managing the fiduciary responsibilities pertaining to these participant directed investment retirement programs.

Mel earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Rhode Island. Currently, he maintains the Professional Plan Consultant (PPC®), ACCREDITED INVESTMENT FIDUCIARY (AIF®), the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) designations. He is an Investment Advisory Representative holding the FINRA Series 6, 22, and the NASAA Series 63 registrations as well as being licensed for Life, Accident and Health Insurance. Mel also holds his Series 65 through The Patriot Financial Group.

Mel resides in Cranston, RI with his wife Debbie, has two adult sons, and he and Debbie are the proud grandparents of three granddaughters.


Michael Raspallo, CLU®, ChFC®, AIF®

Business & Estate Planning Specialist


Mr. Raspallo, founder of Corner Office Financial, LLC, brings over 30 years of experience as an independent financial advisor in both major markets and small firm settings. He began the company to fill a void that left business owners and their families vulnerable to missed opportunities.
Mr. Raspallo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. He holds the designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®). He holds Series 7 and 66 registrations as well as Life, Accident and Health insurance licenses.
He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island and a past president of the Rhode Island Society of Financial Services Professionals. He serves as a board member of The Kent Center Community Health Care.
An avid golfer, Mr. Raspallo has made four holes-in-one in his lifetime. He also enjoys singing and has performed in The Providence Journal Newspaper Guild Follies several times.
Mr. Raspallo resides in Greenville, RI, with his wife Deb.


Sean M. Marchetti

Financial Advisor


Mr. Marchetti offers financial planning and wealth management guidance and specializes in dynamic investment processes. He utilizes equities, preferred stocks, bonds, Exchange-Traded Funds, mutual funds, annuities, and alternative investments. He assists clients in developing balanced investment portfolios to pursue their financial goals and earnings objectives.

A Providence College graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, Mr. Marchetti holds FINRA Series 7, 9, 10, 52, and NASAA Series 63 and 65 registrations as well as Life, Accident and Health insurance licenses.
Mr. Marchetti volunteers at the March of Dimes, Care for Animals, Rhode Island Community Food Bank and the Jimmy Fund/Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute.
He resides in Warwick, RI.

Jeremy P. Doran

Financial Advisor

Mr. Doran provides strategic financial planning and has access to a wide range of wealth management options to assist his clients in pursuing financial independence. He spends a lot of time getting to truly understand his clients and their goals before designing and implementing a plan to help them pursue those goals.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Psychology from UMass Amherst. He holds FINRA Series 7, 66 and 31 registrations through Securities America, Inc. as well as Life, Accident and Health insurance licenses. He is licensed to transact securities business with residents in Rhode Island, Massachusetts Texas and Virginia.

He is a member of Mensa and volunteers for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. In his free time, he enjoys triathlons and travel.

Mr. Doran resides in East Greenwich, RI.


Deb Senesi

Director of Administration

Deb Senesi attended St. Raphael Academy and Providence College.  After working as the personnel manager for a manufacturing company for seven years, she was referred into a financial service business.  She attained her license for the sale of life and disability insurance and fixed annuities.  Although she has maintained these licenses over the years, her primary focus for the last 15 years has been to assist her husband, Mel Senesi, in the firm’s retirement plan practice.

Deb also handles internal practice administration, interacting with Mel and other advisors on the New England Retirement Solutions team. She provides essential ‘back office’ support essential in helping advisors service the clientele.  Her many years of experience provides a clear insight into connecting clients with a member of the team best equipped to deal with a topic in question.

As a result of Deb’s congenial manner in client focused activities, over the years she has become a familiar face and voice to the clients of the firm. 

Deb resides with her husband Mel in Cranston, RI. Her non- business interests include cooking, hiking, gardening and an occasional “vacation” round of golf with Mel and spending time with her grandchildren She and Mel are the proud grandparents of three granddaughters.