Board of Directors


Phillip Catanese
Vice President
Buffalo News

Vice Chairman

Scott Saperston
Financial Advisor
Smith Barney



Thomas J. Corey
Permclip Products Corp



Marcie Frankel
Program Director



Ronald Benderson
Delta Sonic Corporation
Patricia Clabeaux
SVP, Human Resources
Independent Health
Elizabeth Clark, Esq.
Retired Attorney
Hodgson Russ
Richard H. Cole, Esq.
Attorney, Partner
Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner, & Gambino, P.C.
Kevin J. Cross, Esq.
Attorney, Partner
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
Daniel P. Dunn
Asst. Superintendent Building & Grounds
West Seneca School District
Patrick Engasser
Voluntary Benefits Consultant
AFLAC, New York
Susan Lichtblau
St. Mary’s Hospital – Program Director (Retired)
Gilda Radner Club (Retired)
Kelly Lincoln
Parent Plan LLC
Brigid Maloney, Esq.
Attorney, Partner
Hodgson Russ
Gerry Murak, MBA
Murak & Associates, LLC
Scott M. Neff
Senior Vice President
The Mulcahey Neff Group
Ameriprise Financial Services
Lisa Rafalson, PhD
Chair, Health Services Administration
D’Youville College
James Reynolds, M.D.
President, Ophthalmology Services
University at Buffalo
Dominic Secchiaroli
Independent Business Owner
Stacey Siegel
Senior Financial Consultant
Purshe, Kaplan & Sterling Investments
George Wands, CIA
Manager, Internal Audit
Independent Health Association
Lamont Williams
Executive Director – Buffalo Region
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection