Meet the Team

Jessica Buzzell

Jessica Buzzell

Founder & Director

Founder of LLFARI, Jessica runs everything behind the scenes to ensure the organization runs smoothly. As a former business owner, she understands how to effectively run a business. She earned her degree in Business Administration, Business Management and owned a successful special needs transportation company in the area for over 12 years. She serves as animal caretaker, administrative and finance manager, bookkeeper, marketer, and promoter. More often than not, you'll find Jessica humming to the llamas or snuggling with the goats.

Corey Buzzell

Corey Buzzell

Founder & Director

Founder of LLFARI, Corey directs and oversees the daily operations. He is a former police officer and martial arts instructor, who serves as the brute strength spending countless hours building the shelters, creating the paddocks, and ensuring the overall health and safety of the animals in our care. He has years of hands-on experience managing farm animals throughout his personal life and past employment. He is the first out in the morning and the last in for the evening and ensures the animals have everything they need and more. When he's not working around the farm, you may find him out in the paddock taking a nap with Lucky the cow!

Kasey Santiago

Kasey Santiago

Director

Kasey is an all-around animal lover. Having rescued two pups of her own, she is actively involved with several animal rescue groups in the central MA area. She earned her degree in Graphic Design and also has a background in business administration. Kasey serves in many capacities, including photographer, event planner, and social media expert!

Eddie Santiago

Eddie Santiago

Director

An Army veteran and local Police Officer, Eddie has served over 600 hours in volunteer work and community service. He has a passion for animals and is always ready to lend a hand with whatever the needs are at LLFARI.

Katie Richards

Katie Richards

Director

Katie is a goat lover from WAY back! As soon as she heard about the mission of LLFARI she was on board! She is an experienced operations manager, and has over 9 years experience volunteering with nonprofits in various capacities, including directing, event planning and fundraising. Katie brings passion, fun, and motivation with her in her role at LLFARI.

Arico Bellizzi

Arico Bellizzi, Jr.

Director

Arico has been a staple of LLFARI since the beginning. As an army veteran, former firefighter and emergency management personnel, he is no stranger to volunteer work and lending a hand for those in need - including animals. His strength and resilience has helped build the animal shelters, run the fence line, and maintain the overall cleanliness of the farm. He is always eager to help with feeding time and has a soft spot for the baby goats!