Board of Directors


Phillip Catanese
Vice President
Buffalo News

Vice Chairman

Scott Saperston

Morgan Stanley

Wealth Management



George Wands, CIA
Director, Internal Audit
Independent Health Association



Marcie Frankel
Program Director



Ronald Benderson
Delta Sonic Corporation
Patricia Clabeaux
SVP, Human Resources
Independent Health
Elizabeth Clark, Esq.
Retired Attorney
Hodgson Russ
Kevin Clarke
CEO,  Services
University at Buffalo
Richard H. Cole, Esq.
Attorney, Partner
Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner, & Gambino, P.C.


Thomas J. Corey
Permclip Products Corp


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
Dominic Secchiaroli
Independent Business Owner
Stacey Siegel
Senior Financial Consultant
Purshe, Kaplan & Sterling Investments
Lamont Williams                 Executive Director – Buffalo Region
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection