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Board of Directors 2023-2024

Executive Board Members

Board Chairperson

William M. Mooney III, Esq.

Senior Vice President-Group Director

Customers Bank


Vice Chair of Finance and Treasurer

Walter Hosp

Director of the Board

ZenRE Holdings LLC

Secretary and Vice Chair
for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Aleida M. Frederico

Former Senior Relationship Manager, VP Commercial Lending; Co-Chair, Metro NY Regional Diversity Council, TD Bank

Vice Chair of Administration

Marj Ciucci, CLTTC

Lawley Insurance

Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Michelle A. Nicholas
Founder and CEO, The Nico Consulting, Inc. and Former SVP, Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Community Development, PCSB Bank

Vice Chair of Community Impact and Marketing
Najla T. Husseini
Director of DEI Global Partnerships


Vice Chair of Community Impact and Marketing

Joshua Kimerling, Esq.

 Partner and Chair of Litigation

Cuddy & Feder LLP

Vice Chair of Resource Development
Bernadette Schopfer, CPA

Partner and Director of Taxation

Citrin Cooperman

Vice Chair of Nominating

Christina Armentano

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Paraco Gas

Vice Chair of Nominating

Swati Goel-Patel

Vice President

Human Resources

PURE Insurance

Board Members

Carmelo Alvarado

VP / Relationship Manager
TD Bank


Dr. Marc P. Baiocco

Community Leader, Superintendent of Schools Clarkstown School District

Ellen Bloom

Director, Community Affairs, Westchester

NewYork Presbyterian

Jonathan M. Cocchiola, CPA

Vice President of Finance
Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

John M. Flannery, Esq.

Managing Partner of

the White Plains office

Wilson Elser

Leroy Frazer, Esq.

Retired NYC District Attorney
Member of the African American Men of Westchester

Megan Hurley, Esq.

SVP, General Counsel
PepsiCo North America Beverages


Kevin Kubicki

Vice President, Human Resources

IBM Technology Sales

Leslie Lampert
Executive Chef and Proprietor Ladle of Love and Love Hospitality

Sean Maloney

Vice President, Marketing & Communications 

MVP Health Care

Amanda Michael, Esq.

Chief of Staff to General Counsel, Strategy, and Counsel

Mastercard International Incorporated


Nina Patton

Managing Director, Not-for-profit Banking, Webster Bank, N.A.


Nino Pesce

Senior Vice President and Business Banking Team Leader, M&T Bank

Laura Picone
Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager – Community Banking
TD Bank

Matthew Saidman
Senior Vice President
Mutual of America Financial Group

Dr. Raymond Sanchez
Superintendent of Schools
Tarrytown UFSD

Sara Servadio


Putnam County Departments of Mental Health, Social Services and Youth Bureau

Bernard Thombs


Bernard Raymond, Inc.

Member of African American Men of Westchester


Maria M. Trusa


Formé Medical Center

& Urgent Care


Bo Zhang

Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley

Wealth Management