Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees

Chairperson:

Robert Montgomery
Bob is a managing partner of Jurs Montgomery Brokerage, Inc. and is the founder of Montgomery Consulting Solutions LLC. Mr. Montgomery serves on the Executive, Strategic Planning, Governance, and Advancement Committees.

Vice-Chairperson:

Robert August
Bob is a Managing Partner at Laser Wash Group LLC. Mr. August chairs the Governance Committee and also serves on the Strategic Planning, Executive, Golf, and Advancement Committees.

Secretary:

Donna Murano
Donna is a retired Greece Central School District teacher. After her retirement from the school district, Ms. Murano supervised student teachers at St. John Fisher College for ten years. Ms. Murano chairs the Gala Committee and serves on the Executive Committee.

Treasurer: 

Colin Bruckel
Colin is an attorney with Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina P.C., he chairs the Finance Committee and serves on the Executive Committee.

 

Trustees:

Kenneth (Ken) Bell is retired from HSBC Bank USA, Inc. as Regional President.

Virginia (Ginny) Butler is the Digital Studio Director for the Democrat & Chronicle. Ms. Butler serves on the Advancement and Gala Committees.

Michael Cornell is Director of Acquisitions at Cornell’s Jewelers and serves on the Advancement Committee.

Dr. Barry Culhane, Ph.D. is the Executive Assistant to the President at Rochester Institute of Technology. Dr. Culhane serves on the Advancement Committee.

Catherine (Cathy) D’Amico is the Director of Special Projects at Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. and serves on the Finance Committee.

Amanda DeVito is the Vice President of Engagement at Butler/Till and is Co-Chair of the Advancement Committee.

Malik Evans is a Business Growth Manager for ESL Federal Credit Union and serves on the Golf Committee.

Tim Leahy

Douglas (Doug) Parker is the Senior Vice President & Financial Advisor at Sage Rutty & Co.

Marcia Smith is retired Chief Operating Officer of the Gleason Family Foundation and serves on the Advancement and Gala Committees.

Maurice Snipe is the Director of Human Resources for the Rochester City School District.

Michael Spoleta is CEO of Spoleta Construction.

Randy Traugott is the Director of Marketing for Wendy’s Restaurants. Mr. Traugott serves on our Finance and Advancement Committees.

John VanHeel

Debra Walker is the Director of Philanthropy at the Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester and serves on the Advancement Committee.

Josh Weinstein is a Business Strategist for the Truth Collective and serves as the Co-Chair of our Advancement Committee.

 

Emeritus Board Trustees:

Linda McGrain is an original Hope Hall Board Member and served on the Board for 23 years. She still continues to actively serve on our 25 Anniversary and Gala Committees.

Dorothy R. Pecoraro is an original Hope Hall Board Member and served as President of the Board for 18 years. Her career spanned 41 years in education as a teacher and administrator, 33 of which were with the Rochester City School District.

Sr. Kathleen Weider, S.S.J. is an original Hope Hall Board Member and served as Vice-President of the Board for 15 years. She taught in the Nazareth schools, served in campus ministry at Nazareth College, and served on the Leadership Team for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester. Sr. Kathy served on the Development (now known as the Advancement Committee) and Governance Committees.

 

If you are interested in joining our Board of Trustees, please contact our Development Office at (585) 426-5824.