Buffalo Niagara Partnership Announces Board Members
(BUFFALO, NY) — At its annual meeting June 1, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership announced the organization’s newly elected board members. They are:
Thomas Blaszczykiewicz, President, AccuMED Innovative Technologies
George Chamoun, Senior VP, Client Services, Synacor
John Darby, President, Niagara Transformer Corp.
Michael Lawley, Partner, Director of Sales, Lawley Insurance
Rev. Joseph Levesque, President, Niagara University
Anthony McKenna, Chief Executive Officer, Wendel Companies
Terence Rafferty, Division President, Time Warner Cable
Robert Ryan, President, WNY Region, JPMorgan Chase
Dennis Szefel, Chief Administrative Officer, Delaware North
Lawrence Whistler, President & CIO, Nottingham Advisors (yes, it’s CIO)
Art Wingerter, President, Univera Healthcare
The following board members were re-elected to a new term:
Peter Augustine, President, New Era Cap
Russell Brandon, Chief Operating Officer, Buffalo Bills
Thomas Chestnut, President & CEO, AAA Western & Central NY
Warren Colville, President, The Buffalo News
Michael Cropp, M.D., President & CEO, Independent Health
Donna Fernandes, President & CEO, Zoological Society of Buffalo, Inc.
Lynne Finn, President, Superior Staff Resources, Inc.
Kent Frey, President, Frey Electric Construction Co.
Thomas Hook, President & CEO, Greatbatch, Inc.
James Kaskie, President & CEO, Kaleida Health
Henry Koziol Jr., Director, Freed Maxick & Battaglia, PC
Tim Loftis, Partner, Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel LLP
David Murray, Partner & Chairman, Corp. Dept, Phillips Lytle
Louis Panzica, President & CEO, Power Drives
Sundra Ryce, President & CEO, SLR Contracting & Service Co.
James Sampson, President, Gateway-Longview, Inc.
Gary Schober, President & CEO, Hodgson Russ
James Segarra, Managing Partner, Tronconi Segarra & Associates
Thomas Stewart, President & COO, Gaymar Industries, Inc.
Edward Watts, President, Watts Engineering & Architecture
ABOUT THE BUFFALO NIAGARA PARTNERSHIP
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is the region’s private sector economic development organization and regional chamber of commerce, representing nearly a quarter of a million employees in the Buffalo Niagara region. The Partnership’s work has three main focuses: advocacy, business development and convening. By mobilizing members and strategic partners around common goals, the Partnership grows private investment and jobs in Buffalo Niagara.