board of trustees


Kevin Celniker

Vice President of Commercial Banking, Evans Bank

Shatorah Donovan

Chief Diversity Officer, City of Buffalo

Bobbie Finocchio 

Adjunct Professor, University of Buffalo, School of Education

Dan Greene  

Member, Beckage PLLC

Darnell Haywood

Community Office Assistant Manager, BankOnBuffalo

Tyler Mekus

Project Manager, Buffalo Construction Consultants



Ken Newsom    

Comptroller, Buffalo Urban League


Derrick Parson 

Founder, The AppleTree Agency

Catherine Roberts

Senior Vice President, Community Action Organization of Erie County

Misha Russo

Strategy Consultant

Elisha Tomasello 

Vice President of HR & Administrative Services, Person Centered Services


Amanda Winkelsas, Vice Chair   

Director, Urban Teacher Residency, University at Buffalo