April 1, 2024

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Rick Musiol Joins Vineyard Offshore as Director, External Affairs and Community Engagement

Rick Musiol, Jr. Will Lead Comprehensive Community Engagement and Corporate Citizenship Programs for Offshore Wind Developer

(BOSTON, MA) – Vineyard Offshore today announced that Rick Musiol, Jr. has joined the company as Director of External Affairs and Community Engagement. In this newly created position, Musiol will lead comprehensive community engagement and corporate citizenship programs everywhere Vineyard Offshore has a presence.

“As Vineyard Offshore expands its work on the East and West Coasts, our top priority is to be an active and engaged member of the community,” said Christian Scorzoni, Chief External Affairs Officer for Vineyard Offshore. “With his extensive experience in the corporate, nonprofit, and government spheres, Rick Musiol will lead our efforts to form the local partnerships that are key to Vineyard Offshore’s success.”

“I’m so glad to join the team at Vineyard Offshore,” said Musiol. “Offshore wind is critically important to America’s clean energy future and Vineyard Offshore is the best in the business. More than any other company in the industry, Vineyard Offshore understands that community support is vital for offshore wind development. I look forward to working with the rest of the External Affairs team to nurture relationships of trust and collaboration in every community Vineyard Offshore is part of.”

Musiol was most recently Vice President of External Relations for the New England Aquarium, and before that Senior Vice President and Regional Director of Public Affairs, New England and New York, for Citizens Bank. Previously, he was Chief of Staff to the President of the Massachusetts State Senate. 

Rick Musiol, Jr. holds an M.S. degree in Public Affairs from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a B.A. in Political Science from Stonehill College.



About Vineyard Offshore


Vineyard Offshore, an affiliate of CIP, is leading the development of two lease areas in the Northeast, in addition to a recently acquired lease in Northern California, OCS-P 0562. Lease area OCS-A 522, known as Vineyard Northeast, is located off the coast of Massachusetts. OCS-A 544, known as Vineyard Mid-Atlantic and home to the Excelsior Wind Project, is located in the New York Bight. Combined with its joint venture development of the first-in-the-nation offshore wind project, Vineyard Wind 1, now under construction, Vineyard Offshore has the potential to develop more than 6 gigawatts of clean, renewable, and affordable energy on the East and West Coasts of the United States. To learn more, visit: www.vineyardoffshore.com.