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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David, formerly with Welch Allyn, Inc., brings expertise in corporate social responsibility and sales management. He and his wife, Amy, have four children and reside in Skaneateles.
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.
Carolyn Christie-McAuliffe PhD, FNP
Carolyn has extensive experience in healthcare, working as an RN, educator, researcher, and Nurse Practitioner. She has her own practice as a nurse practitioner at Integrative Practitioners in Syracuse. Carolyn volunteers at the Rescue Mission and Heartlight CIP.
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.
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.
Ed is Founding Partner, and Managing Member of Hotel Syracuse Restoration, LLC and Brine Wells Development. Ed has over 40 years of expertise in Development, Restoration, Construction, Project Management, and Hotel Operations, with emphasis on hospitality properties throughout his career.
Charla Roth is a Certified Public Accountant and Partner at Dannible & McKee, LLP, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. She handles all aspects of the firm’s audit, accounting and consulting services, and specializes in working with manufacturers, nonprofit organizations and architecture and engineering firms.
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