Board of Directors

David W. Anderson*
President & CEO
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

Douglas C. Bean*
Vice Chairman & Chief Branding Officer
Eric Mower and Associates

Peter E. Benzino
President, ABARTA Coca-Cola
Cleveland Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

Peter Bloom
CEO
Costanzo’s Bakery, Inc.

Paul Bonaro
Senior Director, Data Operations Center
Oath

Russell Brandon
President and Alternate Governor
Buffalo Sabres
Managing Partner/President
Buffalo Bills

Frank L. Ciminelli II
President
LPCiminelli, Inc.

Warren T. Colville*
Publisher & President
The Buffalo News

Michael W. Cropp
President & CEO
Independent Health

Frank Curci
Chairman & CEO
Tops Markets, LLC

Jonathan A. Dandes*
President
Rich Baseball Operations

Steven Davis
President
Tapecon, Inc.

Donna DeCarolis
Vice President, Business Development
National Fuel Gas Company

Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker
President & CEO
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

James F. Dentinger
President
McGuire Development Company, LLC

James P. Domagalski
Partner
Barclay Damon, LLP

Julie Dotton
President & CEO
Applied Sciences Group

Thomas R. Emmerling (Treasurer)*
Managing Partner
Dopkins & Company

Matthew K. Enstice
President & CEO
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Ann E. Evanko
President
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

James R. Fashano
President
Alliance Advisory Group, Inc.

Lynne Marie Finn
President
Superior Group

Rhonda Frederick
President & CEO
People Inc.

Kent P. Frey
CEO
Frey Electric Construction Co.

Dottie Gallagher-Cohen*
President & CEO
Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Robert D. Gioia*
President
The John R. Oishei Foundation

Richard S. Gold
Vice Chairman
M&T Bank

John J. Golding
President, New York Region
Northwest Bank

Stewart C. Haney, PE, PMP
President & CEO
Wendel

Frank Heard
President & CEO
Gibraltar Industries, Inc.

William J. Hochul
General Counsel and Secretary
Delaware North Companies

Paul Hojnacki
President
MacLean Curtis, LLC

David T. Hore
President
PCB Group, Inc.

Jed Hunter
COO
West-Herr Automotive Group

John J. Hurley
President
Canisius College

Laurie Irish-Jones
CEO
Irish Companies

Candace Johnson, PhD
President & CEO
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

* = Executive Committee Member

Patrick Kaler
President & CEO
Visit Buffalo Niagara

Michael Keating
Sr. Vice President, Buffalo Division
Wegmans Food Markets

Thomas A. Kucharski*
President & CEO
Invest Buffalo Niagara

Tim C. Loftis, Esq.*
Partner
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Jody L. Lomeo
President & CEO
Kaleida Health

Father James J. Maher, C.M.*
President
Niagara University

Joseph D. McDonald
President & CEO
Catholic Health

Timothy J. McPoland
Director
Freed Maxick CPAs

Kimberly A. Minkel
Executive Director
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

Michael J. Montante
Vice President
Uniland Development Company

Kevin P. Murphy*
Northeast Regional Executive
Bank of America

David J. Murray*
Partner
Phillips Lytle

David J. Nasca

President & CEO
Evans Bank, N.A.

Michael Newman
Executive Vice President
NOCO Energy Corporation

Benjamin Obletz (Secretary)*
President
First Amherst Development Group, LLC

Louis P. Panzica (Chair)*
President & CEO
Power Drives, Inc.

Dennis M. Penman*
Principal & EVP
Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation

Gary D. Quenneville*
Upstate New York Regional Executive
KeyBank

Kevin B. Quinn
Senior Vice President/Head of Corporate Banking
HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Sharon D. Randaccio
President & CEO
Performance Management Partners, Inc.

Mary F. Roberts
Executive Director
Martin House Restoration Corp.

Christopher D. Ross
Managing Partner
Lawley Insurance

Gregory P. Rustowicz

VP Finance & CFO
Columbus McKinnon Corporation

John Scannell*
CEO & Chairman of the Board
Moog Inc.

Paul L. Snyder

President & CEO
Synyder Corp.

John Somers
President & CEO
Harmac Medical Products, Inc.

Anthony Spada, Jr.
President & CEO
AAA Western and Central New York

Rocco Surace
Partner
The Bonadio Group

Dr. Satish K. Tripathi
President
University at Buffalo

David Uba
CEO
Excelsior Orthopaedics

Paul J. Vallone, Esq.

Partner
Hodgson Russ LLP

Paul V. Vukelic*
President & COO
Try-it Distributing Company

Edward F. Walsh, Jr.
President & COO
Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.

Edward O. Watts, Jr.
President
Watts Engineering & Architecture, P.C.

Michael Weiner
President & CEO
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Charlie Williams
Vice President, Government Affairs
Charter Communications

Arthur G. Wingerter (Vice Chair)*
President
Univera Healthcare

Stephen R. Zenger*

President & CEO
The Zenger Group, Inc.