Ally G's Board members
Founder & President
Allyson Genovese- Naughton is a native to Connecticut. Allyson left a successful career holding her series 6, 63 and Insurance licenses in the financial industry, after having a child. She has made it a priority to teach her family the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and has since became a certified personal trainer, nutritionist and an aroma touch therapist.
For the past 10+ years Allyson has coordinated and hosted 30+ charity events annually to benefit Homeless Shelters in CT, St Jude's Children's Research Hospital, The American Cancer Society, Various Veterans Programs and several fundraisers for specific individuals in their time of need. Allyson continues her crusade to be an inspiration to others by encouraging them to gain control of their lives, making healthy choices, becoming active and believing in themselves. Her motto is to "Inspiring others to believe in Miracles"
She has also appeared in World Physique Magazine and Poise New England Pageant Magazine, has been a model of fitness wear in the Caribbean Islands, was a frequent special guest on FTNS radio and iHeart radio, has appeared in the movie "The Heat", HBO mini series "Olive Kitteridge", a hip hop music video and TV commercials. Allyson can be followed on her YouTube video blog under “Adventures with Ally G”. She is also the author of From Mom To Fitness Model, available on Amazon. She has earned the titles of WBFF Pro (World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Inc.) in 2011, Ms. Tri-State 2014, Ms. New England States 2015, Mrs. Connecticut America 2016 and made the top 15 at Mrs. America.
"I created Ally G’s Everyday Angels Foundation in order to solidify my commitment to philanthropy and to continue to inspire others to believe in miracles."
Matt Van Ness
Matt Van Ness is the owner and operator of MV Film Productions, a Connecticut based film production company. Matt met Allyson back when she was competing for Mrs. America 2016 and produced all of the video media for her as Mrs. Connecticut America 2016.
Matt is Allyson’s personal producer for their video blog channels and adventures experienced everywhere. MV Films is the official production company for Ally G’s Everyday Angels Foundation producing all content for the foundation’s media site. Along with all of this, Matt is the vice-president to the foundation working alongside Allyson as her “right-hand man” for everything that this organization does. He credits Allyson and every board member for all of the hard work they do. “I’m so proud to be a part of this foundation and I’m blessed to be able to help give back to those in need all over. I’ve experienced seeing the gratitude, joy and smiles from those receiving donations from Ally G’s Everyday Angels Foundation first hand and this is exactly what this foundation is all about and why I jumped at the opportunity to join and take on the position as vice-president.”
Matt graduated from the New England Institute of Art located in the Boston Area with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science for Digital Video Production and Audio. He currently resides in Meriden, Connecticut working out of his home-based studio.
Michael is a Connecticut native and an entrepreneur, who owns Americans For Life Financial Services, focused on alternative retirement planning and life insurance in Southington, CT. Over the past ten years he has expanded his business from life and health insurance to fund and asset management. Michael joined the board back in 2014 with ambitions to give back. He was voted into the officer position early 2017.
Now past his collegiate playing career, Michael coaches varsity lacrosse at Bristol Central High school.
"When Allyson gave me an opportunity to join, I didn't hesitate. This has been a great experience helping those in need!"
Pamela Contreras is the owner and lead makeup artist of KiSSandMaKeUp, a bridal and special event hair and makeup company. As an entrepreneur and business owner, Pamela’s motivation comes from helping others. Before becoming involved in the beauty industry, Pamela joined the Navy and served our country for six years after high school. After receiving an honorable discharge Pamela pursued a degree in Sonography and became an Ultrasound Tech.
After a rough childhood, Pamela’s choices led to where she is today. She didn’t let her circumstances define who she was. She has always worked hard to better herself in education, discipline, and providing for her family. As a mother and wife, achieving the most out of life and having a positive influence on others is her top priority. Being a part of Ally G’s Everyday Angels was her way be to help others in their time of need. She is excited to be apart of the charity foundation, and is ready to make a positive impact.
Jacinta Devlin is a small business owner, coach and stylist with Park Lane Jewelry. Her business empowers women to be entrepreneurs and stylists while building a business around a flexible schedule and financial freedom. Jacinta oversees a sales team of 250 all over the U.S. and has been awarded #1 Sales Team for the past 3 consecutive years.
Before owning her own business, Jacinta worked in marketing and research with brands like General Motors, Skyy Vodka and Lifetime Television helping brands connect with women consumers.
A resident of Connecticut for the past 11 years, Jacinta is passionate about helping our communities grow, prosper and thrive within our state.
She’s excited to give back through Ally G’s Everyday Angels Foundation and continue to help this incredible organization serve the needs of the people of CT.
Thomas J. Limauro
A Connecticut native, Tom was born and raised in Ansonia, Ct., attending local Public Schools. He received a degree in Auto body Repair from Platt Tech in Milford, Ct. in 1979, and a Bachelors’ Degree from the University of New Haven in 1984.
Retiring after 35 years in the heating oil and petroleum industry, Tom now spends his days restoring antiques and brokering the sales of classic cars. He has been a member of the board for almost two years and thoroughly enjoys his work with Ally’G’s Everyday Angels Foundation.