Board of Directors

David W. Anderson*
President & CEO
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Douglas C. Bean*
Chief Operating Officer
Eric Mower and Associates
Peter E. Benzino
President ABARTA Beverage West/Vice President/General Manager
Cleveland Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Peter Bloom
CEO
Costanzo’s Bakery, Inc.
Russell Brandon
President and Alternate Governor
Buffalo Sabres
Managing Partner/President
Buffalo Bills
Paul E. Buckley
President
Applied Sciences Group, Inc.
Frank L. Ciminelli II
Senior Executive Vice President
LPCiminelli, Inc.
Randall L. Clark*
Chairman
Dunn Tire Corporation
Warren T. Colville*
Publisher & President
The Buffalo News
Michael W. Cropp
President & CEO
Independent Health
Frank Curci
President & CEO
Tops Markets, LLC
Mark J. Czarnecki*
President
M&T Bank
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 Domagalski
Managing Director
Barclay Damon, LLP
James A. Dunlop, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Catholic Health
Dennis W. Elsenbeck*
Regional Executive
National Grid
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
Mark E. Hamister
Chairman & CEO
The Hamister Group, Inc.
Stewart C. Haney, PE, PMP
President & CEO
Wendel
Frank Heard
President & CEO
Gibraltar Industries, Inc.
Paul Hojnacki
President
MacLean Curtis, LLC
David T. Hore
President
PCB Group, Inc.
Jed Hunter
Chief Operating Officer
West-Herr Automotive Group
John J. Hurley
President
Canisius College
Laurie Irish-Jones
CEO
Irish Companies
Candace Johnson, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Michael P. Keating
Sr. Vice President, Buffalo Division
Wegmans Food Markets
Thomas A. Kucharski*
President & CEO
Invest Buffalo Niagara
Tim C. Loftis*
Partner
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Jody L. Lomeo
President & CEO
Kaleida Health & Great Lakes Health
Father James J. Maher, C.M.*
President
Niagara University
James Manno
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Sonwil Distribution Center
Kimberley 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
Jack E. Pederson, Jr.
Account Manager – WNY
Linde LLC
Louis P. Panzica (Chair)*
President & CEO
Power Drives, Inc.
Bruce G. Popko
Executive Vice President of Business Development
Pegula Sports & Entertainment
Dennis M. Penman*
Principal & EVP
Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation
Kevin B. Quinn*
SVP/Head of Corporate Banking
HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
Gary D. Quenneville*
Regional Sales Executive
New York Region, KeyBank
Mary F. Roberts
Executive Director
Martin House Restoration Corp.
Sharon D. Randaccio
President & CEO
Performance Management Partners, Inc.
John Scannell*
CEO/Chairman of the Board
Moog Inc.
Gregory P. Rustowicz
VP Finance/CFO
Columbus McKinnon Corporation
Rocco Surace
Partner
The Bonadio Group
Anthony Spada, Jr.
President & CEO
AAA Western and Central New York
Dr. Satish K. Tripathi
President
University at Buffalo
Paul J. Vallone, Esq.
Partner
Hodgson Russ LLP
Paul V. Vukelic*
President & Chief Operating Officer
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
Arthur G. Wingerter (Vice Chair)*
President
Univera Healthcare
Stephen R. Zenger*
President & CEO
The Zenger Group, Inc.

* = Executive Committee Member