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Our Team & Leadership

These are the people making it all happen!

United Way of Broome County brings together people and resources to tackle complex community issues and drive sustainable positive change to help our community thrive. Helping thousands of people each year wouldn’t happen without our people. United Way is run by a partnership of dedicated staff and volunteers who committed to Broome County.

Click here for a listing of our Board of Directors and Campaign Cabinet, or see our staff members below.

Tairla Ackley

Tairla Ackley

Information and Referral Specialist

Maria Cataldo

Maria Cataldo

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications

Tom Connors

Tom Connors

Resource Development Director

Cindy Gitchell

Cindy Gitchell

Community Resource Specialist

Candace Gregory

Candace Gregory

Director, 2-1-1 Susquehanna River Region

Christine Hart

Christine Hart

Database Curator

Sue Hughes

Sue Hughes

Finance Associate

Laura Lacasse

Laura Lacasse

Health Initiatives Manager

Dillion Lee

Dillion Lee

Administrator & Support Services Coordinator

Jennifer Lindsay

Jennifer Lindsay

Finance Director

Lindsey Mott

Lindsey Mott

Senior Manager, Community Initiatives & Impact

Lisa Nanni

Lisa Nanni

Financial Operations Specialist

Susan Newcomb

Susan Newcomb

Senior Account Manager

Sean O'Malley

Sean O'Malley

Fresh Cycles Specialist

Paula Perna

Paula Perna

Senior Director, Community Initiatives & Planning

Melissa Quick

Melissa Quick

Community Engagement Coordinator

Andi Stack

Andi Stack

Marketing & Volunteer Engagement Specialist

Dena Trask

Dena Trask

Community Resource Specialist

LoriAnne Welch

LoriAnne Welch

Executive Director

Board of Directors

United Way of Broome County’s Board of Directors is a distinguished group of community leaders whose strategic decision-making and guidance steer the organization. The commitment of United Way board members is not only evident in the time they contribute as volunteers, but by the fact that each board member donates generously to support our work.

President

Zachary Majka

Vice Presidents

Nick Spencer, Smith Brothers Insurance

Sean Britton, UHS

Treasurer

Francis Battisti, Community Member

Assistant Treasurer

Brett Pennefeather, Eck Plastics

Secretary

Desiree McGreal, Binghamton University

Board Members

Rachel Abbott, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP

Francis Battisti, Community Member

Sean Britton, UHS

Denise Cook, Superintendent, Deposit Central Schools

Doris Cheung, Xylos Art and Design

Preston Evans, ACHIEVE

Lesley Frey, Columbian Financial Group

Greg Lesko, Lesko Financial

Zach Majka, Visions Federal Credit Union

Desiree McGreal, Binghamton University

Brett Pennefeather, Eck Plastics

Lisa Schuhle, Broome County Office for Aging

Dr. Nicole Sirju-Johnson, Ph.D. – Binghamton University

Nicholas Spencer, Smith Brothers Insurance

Jon Tooley, Community Member

MaryAnn Wilcox, Community Member

Amy Williamson, The Agency

Rev. Kellie Wofford, Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church

Campaign Cabinet Volunteers provide leadership in developing and implementing a successful Community Campaign.

By working alongside United Way staff, Campaign Cabinet leaders build relationships with local workplaces, donors, and community members and implement specific strategies that will bolster giving. The Cabinet raises awareness about our Community Impact work in the areas of Education, Income, and Health. Cabinet volunteers are top executives and community leaders who implement and monitor outcomes within their respective areas of expertise for United Way of Broome County.

Chair

Sheri Lamoureux, UHS

Law Firms & Attorneys

Robert Jones, Coughlin & Gerhart

Utilities & Transportation

David Kimiecek, NYSEG

Vice Chair

Shawn Wolbert, GHS Federal Credit Union

Auto Dealers & Food Distributors

Donna Cook, Wegmans

Dave Orlovsky, Wegmans

CPAs & Engineers

Kelcie Guccia, UHS

Manufacturing

Amar Rai, BAE Systems

Government

Marissa Knapp, Broome County Government

Banks, Financials & Insurance

Brian DeBoyace, Tioga State Bank

Education

Robin Eccleston, Broome-Tioga BOCES

Amy Tillotson, Broome-Tioga BOCES

Gina Chase, SUNY Broome

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