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Executive Board

William G. McCormick - President
Bill has 25 plus years of experience in the financial service industry and as an entrepreneur.   He has a BA in Mathematics from Hamilton College & MS in Accounting from the Univ. of Hartford.  He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder since 1993 and has passed the Certified Public Accountants Exam.  He and his wife Julie are the proud parents of four boys.
Christine McCormick Hall - Treasurer

 

Christine is a Vice President at Ellucian Corporation, an educational software company that sells educational and financial aid software to colleges all over the world. She is currently in charge of Europe, Australia, India & the Middle East. She was previously the Financial Aid Director at Marist College & Hartwick College. She has BA in Biology from Nazareth College and MS in Educational Administration from Alfred University.

Mary Carmel Wolf - Secretary

Mary is a retired teacher who taught in the Camden Central School District for over 20 years.  She runs the Michelle Adey Memorial Fund that provides financial assistance to families of dependent children who suffer from a serious illness of any kind.  Mary has also served as a Trustee for Mohawk Valley Community College.  She and her husband Bill live in Rome, New York.
Louis Viviani - Vice President

Lou is a practicing attorney in Rome, New York.  He graduated from SUNY Albany and earned a JD from Albany Law School of Union College. His law firm runs a general practice including criminal defense, real estate, will preparation, and vehicle and traffic law, with a particular emphasis on personal injury plaintiff’s cases and trial work.  Lou was previously a partner in the law firm of Costello Cooney & Fearon in Syracuse, NY.   He has participated in the "A Day of Golf" 100 hole golf charity event for over 8 years.

Michael Valentine - Director
Mr. Valentine is the Chairman of the Board and retired President & CEO of the Mele Companies of Utica, NY.  He has served as a Trustee & Board Member of Rome Savings Bank, as a Trustee for Utica College, Utica, NY and as a Board member of the Oneida County Economic Development Agency.  Mr. Valentine also has served as Vice President of the Mele Foundationa and on the Board of Directors of the Rome Community Foundation.  he is a graduate of Syracuse University and currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Charitable Supervisory Board

Michael Marich - Chairman of Supervisory Board
Mr. Marich is the Director of Communications and Marketing at The Gunnery, a private high school in Washington, Connecticut.  He previously worked in the financial industry and received his BBA in Business Management from Hofstra University.
James Gereghty

 

Mr. Gereghty is currently a Managing Director at Siguler & Guff, an investment firm in NYC. He has over 16 years of capital markets experience at a number of large firms. He holds a BA in Economic & Political Science from the University of Connecticut & an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder since 2002.
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Thomas McCormick

Mr. McCormick is a freshman at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.  He is a graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River, NY.  He is knowledgeable in social media including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Google and offers a Generation Y perspective to our charitable mission.
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Karina Heaton Ms. Heaton is a Junior at John Jay High School in Cross River, NY.  She is active in a tutoring program for her local elementary school, has been involved with dance at the Enchanted Garden Dance studio since second grade, and is a member of the John Jay High School wind ensemble.  Karina also volunteers at her church’s Sunday school, supervising ages 5-11, and is a counselor at the Waccabuc CC Day Camp.  Karina spearheaded our 2016 Used Book Drive that delivered over 1500 books to the Poughkeepsie CSD.

 

She lives in Rome, NY with her husband (Scott) and daughter (Lyndon) and works as a VP for Ellucian Corporation.   She sells financial aid software to colleges all over the world and is currently in charge of Europe, Australia, India & the Middle East.  She was previously the Financial Aid Director at Marist College & Hartwick College.  She has BA in Biology from Nazareth College and MS in Educational Administration from Alfred University.


Advisory Board