Board Officers

Patrick O'Donnell, President of the Board

Noble Gas Solutions, Vice President, Sales


Michael Lawrence, Vice President of the Board

MVP, Director of Learning, Performance and Culture


Barrett Mack, Treasurer of the Board

Mack and Associates, Founding Attorney


Noelle Podoba, Secretary of the Board

M&T Bank, VP in Mortgage Division


Board of Directors

Scott Peterson, Esq.D'Orazio Peterson LLP

Peter Mortka, Northwestern Mutual

Shawn C. Moodie, Moodie Bluez Consulting

Daniel Rubin, Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C.

Ryan Faville, Stewarts Shops

Robert WhiteEP&M International

Kevin Pittz, Edward Jones

Shanna Hoy99.5 the River

Jamie Stafford, PSCU

Alex Kutikov, Red Mark Realty

George LaMarche, LaMarche Safranko Law

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 Sabrina Houser at or 518-862-1250 x. 19.