Board of Trustees Members

The St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees is comprised of prominent business leaders and community members from the Rochester area and beyond.

The Board is currently led by Martin K. Birmingham (chair) and Jack A. DePeters (vice chair).

Board Member Listing

President/Owner, Billitier Electric, Inc.
Ronald Billitier
President and CEO of Financial Institutions, Inc., Five Star Bank
Martin Birmingham
Former Chief Executive Officer, Enesco, LLC
Thomas Bowles
Chief Operating Officer, Pegula Sports and Entertainment; Managing Partner/President, Buffalo Bills, Inc.; President, Buffalo Sabres
Russell Brandon
President of the Rochester Division, Senior Vice President, M&T Bank Corporation
Daniel Burns
General Partner, Trillium Group
Jose Coronas
Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, St. John Fisher College
Al Cylwicki
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, Wegmans Foods Markets, Inc.
Jack DePeters
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, PrimeGroup Insurance Inc. (PGI Inc.)
Kevin Dugan
Former CEO, University of Rochester Medical Center
Mac Evarts
Vice President and CFO, University of Rochester Medical Center
Michael Goonan
Retired Chairman and CEO, C.P.U., Inc.
James Growney
CEO, HPA Consulting Group, Inc.
William Hughes
President and CEO, VisitRochester
Donald Jeffries
Managing Director, CCRE
Martin Keating
Financial Advisor, Sage Rutty & Company
Jill Knittel
President/Owner, Skin Search of Rochester, Inc. and DermaSpa, Partners of Dermatology Associates of Rochester, P.C.
Janice Loss
Former President and CEO, St. Ann's Community
Elizabeth Mullin-DiProsa
President and Chief Executive Officer, Wolters Kluwer Health
Diana Nole
Former Director, Management Consulting, Jordon & Jordon
Michael O'Conor
Retired Executive Vice President, The Lincoln Group
Jack Palvino
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PrimePay, LLC
William Pellican
Director, Northeast Region, Absolute Software
Mary Piehler
Managing Partner, Calkins Corporate Park
Pluta Ronald
Community Volunteer
Polisseni Wanda
President
Gerard Rooney
Chief Executive Officer, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation
Thomas Rosica
Chief Executive Officer, O’Connell Electric Company
Victor Salerno
CEO, Executive Creative Director, JAY
Ferdinand Smith
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing Operations, Annese & Associates, Inc.
Philip Yawman

Ex-Officio Board Members

Kris H. Green, Ph.D. - Chair of the Faculty Assembly
Professor, Mathematical and Computing Sciences
St. John Fisher College

Anthony G. Lee ’17 - SGA President
President
Student Government Association

Nicole Van Gorder ’11 - Alumni Board President
Chief Operating Officer
Upstate Special Needs Planning


Board Staff

Robert W. Burgdorf, Esq. ’84 (College Counsel)
Partner
Nixon Peabody, LLP

Joan L. Benulis (Board Secretary)
Sr. Executive Assistant to the President and Board Secretary
St. John Fisher College

Emeriti Trustee Society

Thomas F. Bonadio ’71
Managing Partner
The Bonadio Group

Mildred C. Boylan
Community Volunteer

Charles A. Constantino ’61
Former Executive Vice President
PAR Technology Corporation

B. Thomas Golisano
Golisano Foundation
Chairman
Paychex, Inc.

R. Wayne LeChase
Chairman
LeChase Construction Services, LLC

Gary L. Mucci Esq., ’68
Counsel
Barclay Damon

Martin Mucci ’81
CEO & President
Paychex, Inc.

John R. Riedman
Chairman
Riedman Corporation

Joseph R. Rulison ’78
Co-Founder & CEO
three + one advisors

James D. Ryan
Former President
Ryco Management, Inc.

Robert F. Sykes
Former President & CEO
Sykes Datatronics, Inc.

Rev. Joseph A. Trovato, C.S.B.
Parochial Vicar
Christ the King

Gerald VanStrydonck ’66