Staff Directory

Administration

Denise Sobczyk
Role: My role with the Partnership is Accounting Coordinator.  I assist both the Senior Accountant and VP/CFO with accounts payable, data
Maddilyn Genovese
Role: My role is to work closely with the VP of Government Affairs to execute the Partnership’s government affairs strategies. With
Role: As Executive Assistant to Dottie Gallagher, President & CEO, my role is to support the Senior Leadership Team. My
Role: President and CEO.  The buck stops here. Which of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s values resonates most with you? The value

Workforce and Talent

Role: As the Vice President of Talent Programs, I have responsibility for The Partnership’s programming that assists members with the
Role: I am working with the Employ Buffalo Niagara team as a Workforce Development Manager with the primary focus of giving

Economic Development

Role: I help our members increase their competitiveness and ability to thrive in the local, national and international economy. Which of
Role: I am the Vice President of Economic Development, focusing on policy reform and responsible for the supervision of our Economic

Government Affairs

Maddilyn Genovese
Role: My role is to work closely with the VP of Government Affairs to execute the Partnership’s government affairs strategies. With
Role: As Vice President of Government Affairs, I am responsible for developing and advancing the Partnership’s advocacy agenda.  With government experience

Marketing & Events

Role: My role is centered around developing and implementing strategic initiatives that integrate marketing and organizational needs to effectively communicate
Role: My role is to create and distribute informative content. I am focused on giving a voice to the Partnership
Charlene Janiga
Role: I am the Partnership’s Senior Coordinator, Marketing & Events.  I handle all Partnership events registration and also provide support to

Member Services

Andrea Mayer
Role:  As Manager of Member Engagement my role is to nurture and foster relationships that engage and connect our employers
Nancy McNamara
Role: My role is to engage our members in the services and resources offered by the Partnership that offers them
Role: I share information about the work we do at the Partnership and invite businesses to join our membership. Which of
Liz Benkovich
Role: As a coach, manager and mentor, the entire team and I work to inspire members to help them gain the