Board of Directors


Board Chair
Barbara Purvis –  President, Essex Hotel Management

Vice Chair
Anne Dyring Riley – Sole Member/ Attorney Anne Dyring Riley, LLC

Lance Thomas – Chief Financial Officer, WXXI

Michelle Ashby – CEO, Tipping Point Communications

Chair emeritus 
Christopher J. Beato – Marketing Manager, Wegmans Food Markets

Other Members

Teresa Anderson – Finance Vice President, Excellus

Mark Crandall – Real Estate Agent, Nothnagle Realtors 

Dorothy Ferguson – Counsel, Bond, Schoeneck & King

Cassandra George-Ramos – Principal, Wind and Water Consulting

Monica Guardino – Senior Director of Finance – Humanitarian Services
American Red Cross

Heidi Macpherson – President, The College at Brockport 

Olga Mendez – Director of Member and Community Relations, Gunlocke Company

Mary O’Connell – Partner, Trevett Cristo

Sherry Rettew – Human Resources Manager, Lacy Katzen, LLP

Steve Scott –  President & CEO, North Coast Claims Service

Michele Williams – Sales Consultant, Worth New York

Willow Honorary Advisory Board

Trish Rissone – Director of Property Management, Broadstone, Single Family Homes, Residential Division

Debra Salmon – Vice President, Al Sigl Foundation

Ed Shill – Principal/ Chief Investment Officer, QCI Asset Management, Inc.

Erica Tickle – Senior Marketing Manager, Wegmans Food Markets