Jeanne is Senior Administrator for Corporate Human Resources at O’Brien & Gere of Syracuse. Her expertise includes talent recruiting, succession planning, career development and employee relations.
Chuck serves as vice president and chief information officer at St Joseph’s Health, where he has centered his career since 2001. He also serves on the board of the United Way of Central New York.
Laura is a global organizational consultant and writer who helps business and nonprofit leaders develop strategies and craft communications to improve processes and guide change.
Brian W. Johnson, CPA, CFE, CCIFP
Brian is Audit Partner at Dannible & McKee, LLP of Syracuse. He has more than 30 combined years of experience providing audit and accounting services to both private and publicly-held domestic and foreign companies.
Jean R. Cole, CPA
Jean is Principal of Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, PC of East Syracuse where she specializes in income tax compliance and consulting. She has extensive experience in the energy, construction, manufacturing, and real estate industries, and regularly consults on merger and acquisition transactions and cross-border compliance matters.
David leads corporate social responsibility and sales management for Welch Allyn, Inc. The company was founded in 1915 and is a leading manufacturer of innovative medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices, cardiac defibrillators, patient monitoring systems, and miniature precision lamps.
Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling, M.P.A., CEPF
Me’Shae is Director of Special Events & Conferences for The Institute for Veterans and Military Families and The Vice-Chancellor’s Office of Veteran and Military Affairs at Syracuse University. She is also a Certified Educator in Personal Finance and Founder and President of Just the Basics Financial Literacy.
David F Canino CLU,ChFC
David is a Financial Advisor with AXA Advisors LLC. He has been with AXA for 41 years,is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table and resides in Jamesville with his wife MaryEllen.
Alejandro Garcia, Ph.D.
Alejandro is the Jocelyn Falk Endowed Professor of Social Work at Syracuse University where he has taught for over 35 years. He is the immediate past director of the School of Social Work.
Chris is President of FMF&E Wealth Management, LLC of East Syracuse, and an independent member of the BAM ALLIANCE. He is responsible for day-to-day operations at the firm ranging from investment strategy to client management.
Cleve is President and Founder of CHC Construction Inc., named the 38th largest Black Owned Business in the U.S. by Black Enterprise magazine. Cleve has led multi-million dollar construction projects, including Syracuse University’s Carmelo K. Anthony Center.
Ryan Issakainen, CFA
Ryan is Senior Vice President, Exchange-Traded Fund Strategist, for First Trust where he provides in-depth analysis and commentary related to ETF investing. He speaks nationally at conferences and has been interviewed by several national media outlets.
Philip R. VanHorne
Phil is Founder and CEO of BlueRock Energy of Syracuse. His experience includes executive leadership, energy trading and marketing, contract negotiation and administration, and power system planning.
Clarence L. Jordan
Honorary Board Member
Clarence is Donor Relations Manager for Mercy Works, Inc., and a lifetime honorary member of the Rescue Mission board. He led the Rescue Mission for 40 years