President of the Board
Noelle Podoba, M&T Bank, VP in Mortgage Division
Vice President of the Board
Michael Lawrence, MVP, Director of Learning, Performance, and Culture
Secretary of the Board
Lanyel Brandon, Stewart's Shops, Non Food & Grocery Category Manager at Stewart's Shops Corp.
Board of Directors
John Carl, Janney Montgomery Scott
Derek Foster, Daigle Cleaning
Candice Hunt, CAP COM FCU
George LaMarche, LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC
Peter Mortka, Northwestern Mutual
Daniel O'Connor, Northwestern Mutual
Matt Scarchilli, Sandler Training
Russ Teplitzky, DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc
Samoria Zurlo, SEFCU
Board Member Commitment
Our Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse group of individuals from different backgrounds and skill sets. Each member represents Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region in a positive manner in the community by promoting our mission and vision. Board members act as advocates, friends, and supporters of the agency. Board members encourage partnerships with appropriate institutions, groups, and individuals. If you are interested in finding out more information about serving on our Board of Directors please contact our agency CEO Lea Montalto-Rook at email@example.com or 518-862-1250 x. 19.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Trustee Council
The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Trustee Council is made up of our alumni Board of Directors who continue to stay engaged. Meeting once a year, the Trustee Council represents a variety of perspectives and backgrounds. The Council serves as a resource and acts as an integral part of the agency's leadership.
For more information about the Trustee Council, please contact Lea Montalto-Rook at firstname.lastname@example.org
How the Trustee Council Works
The Trustee Council works to further enhance the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. By engaging and inspiring community members on our work and vision, our Trustee Council is an integral part of our agency's success.
John Calareso Jr., Esq.
Kimberly Young Wilkins, Ed.D