Board of Directors

Chairperson

KEVIN J. CROSS

Attorney, Partner
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP

Vice Chairperson

ALTHEA LUEHRSEN

CEO
Leadership Buffalo

Secretary 

LISA RAFALSON

Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs
D’Youville College

Treasurer

LISA M. KIRISITS

Managing Partner
Kirisits & Associates, CPAS, PLLC

board Members

STEPHEN V. CROSS

Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Merchants Insurance Group

PATRICK ENGASSER

District Sales Coordinator

AFLAC

JACK GRECO

Executive Director
Techstars Ecosystem Development Program

KELSEY HANKS

Marketing  & PR Services

JOHN KREMER

Employee Benefits Consultant

USI Insurance Services

MARTHA LAMPARELLI

Coordinator Special Education Services

Buffalo Public Schools

PAUL LEE

Surgeon

Retina Consultants of WNY

SHARON LOCHOCKI

Senior Vice President

Regional Retail Leader

Key Bank

DENNIS McCOY

Attorney, Partner

Barclay, Damon, LLP

MAI NGUYEN

VP Business Banking

M&T Bank

ERIC RECOON

Vice President-Development & Leasing

Benderson Development

RAYMOND REICHERT

Attorney

Bond, Schoeneck & King

CARL SCANLON JR.

Store Manager

Wegmans

DOMINIC SECCHIAROLI   

Private Businessman

GEORGE WANDS

Director, Internal Audit

Independent Health Association

LAMONT WILLIAMS

Private Businessman