We’re proud to have some of our area’s most influential leaders on our Board of Directors. 

Wende Knapp, Esq. - President
Attorney, Xerox Corporation


Julie Bazan - Vice-President

Lorisa D. LaRocca, Esq - Immediate Past President
Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP


Melissa Palmer - Treasurer
Executive Vice President, CFO/COO, Butler/Till


Alyssa Belasco
Director of Development and Programs, Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley


Claudia Burcke
Community Relations Manager, Trillium Health


Rachel DeGuzman
President and CEO, 21st Century Arts


Andrea Holland
President, Holland Communications

Molly Mesko
Executive Director, Executive & Professional Programs, Simon Business School, University of Rochester

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Katelin Pellett
Vice President of Programs,
Causewave Community Partners


Michelle Schleher
Sr. Construction Project Manager, Facilities, Planning & Construction, Rochester Regional Health

Kathleen Pringle
CEO, Kathleen Pringle Group, Inc. 

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Stephanie Seiffert
Counsel, Nixon Peabody

Alyssa S. Whitfield
Founder and Executive Director, Dress for Success Rochester

Susan George
Director, Events & Affiliate Relations, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

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Nina Shelton
Chamber Affiliate Manager, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce