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YMCA Buffalo Niagara Leadership

The leadership of YMCA Buffalo Niagara is composed of civic leaders who are dedicated to strengthening the communities we serve.

Board of Directors

Jared Gross, Chair
Community Volunteer

 

Joy Aitchison
Licensed Branch Manager
KeyBank

 

David Bauer
President
National Fuel Gas Co.

 

James Donathen
Partner
Phillips Lytle LLP

 

David Duchscherer
Chairman
Wendel Duchscherer Architects & Engineers, LLC

 

Michael Hofer
Health Plan President
Amerigroup Western New York

 

Mark Lempko
Senior VP – Northeast & Canada Division
Commercial Credit Group

 

Marc Martis
Vice President Total Rewards
Rich Products Corporation

 

Stephen Nicholson
Senior VP Wealth Management Advisor
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

 

Mark Phillips
Community Volunteer

 

Larry Regan, Esq.
Owner
Regan and Regan, PC

 

Lynne Reilly
President, Pharmacy Benefit Dimensions
Independent Health

 

Danielle Shainbrown
President & Chief Business Officer
McGuire Development Co.

 

Jessica Smith
Deputy Counsel
BestSelf Behavioral Health, Inc.

 

Glenn Spencer
Chief Consultant / Managing Partner
Accelerated Results LLC

 

T.J. Stewart
President
MDU Netech

 

Ann Swan
Executive Director
William E. & Ann Swan Foundation

 

Dr. Breeann Wilson
President
Pure Podiatry of WNY PLLC

 

Aaron Whitehouse
President
The Evans Agency LLC

 

Brian Ziolo
Financial Analyst
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York

Board of Trustees

Anthony Spada, Chair
President/CEO
AAA Western and Central New York

 

David Beaton
Owner/Operator
Kelton Enterprises, LLC

 

Kathy Brownschidle
Community Volunteer

 

William Collins
Retired
Travers Collins & Co.
Canisius College

 

Michael B. Dolan
Partner
Tronconi Segarra & Associates LLP

 

Jared Gross
Community Volunteer

 

Michael Guerinot
VP Global Delivery
IBM Corporation

 

Peter Hunt
President/CEO
Hunt Real Estate Corporation

 

Mary Kiener
Sr. Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer
Rich Products Corporation

 

Don King
Community Volunteer

 

Tim Smith
CW Baker-Foltz Insurance Agency

 

Michael Walsh
Executive Vice President
Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.

 

John Wright
Senior Vice President
KeyBank

 

Trustee Emeritus

Brian Lipke
Community Volunteer

Branch Chairs

John Craik
Delaware Family YMCA
Program Director
Cabrini Health Foundation

 

Jamil Crews
William-Emslie Family YMCA
Digital Communications Manager
Say Yes Buffalo

 

Gary Friedman
Independent Health Family YMCA
Author, Business Coach
Self-employed

 

Jim LaPuma
Lancaster Family YMCA
Retired
Depew Public Schools

 

Michelle Poitras
Southtowns Family YMCA
Manager, Wellness & Work Life Programs
University at Buffalo

 

Ellen Przepasniak
YMCA Camp Weona
Digital Content Editor
The Buffalo News

 

Tom Sy
Lockport Family YMCA
Coordinator of Economic Development
Town of Lockport

Leadership Team

John T. Ehrbar
President / CEO

 

Anne Reif
Senior Vice President - Operations/COO
 

Matthew Shriver
Senior Vice President - Finance/CFO

 

Geoffrey Falkner
Vice President - Strategy & Marketing

 

Mario Hicks
Vice President - Financial Development

 

Debra Schaper
Vice President - Human Resources & Leadership Development

 

Penny Snell
Vice President - Youth Development & Program Quality