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Liz Kahn and Anthony Montagna appointed to Gateway Longview Board of Directors

Non-profit director and health care vice president bring valued skillset to robust board

Buffalo, NY – Gateway Longview recently announced the addition of Liz Kahn and Anthony Montagna to the Board of Directors. Liz Kahn is executive director of Susan G. Komen Upstate New York. Anthony Montagna is vice president, network contract management at Independent Health. Each will serve a three-year term.

“We are excited to add two qualified members to our Board,” said Carolyne DeFranco, CEO of the $23 million agency supporting over 3,600 children and families throughout Western New York each year. “Liz and Anthony both have unique skill sets in business and non-profit development that will add depth to our already skilled Board of Directors.”

Kahn received a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Penn State University and prior to Komen, worked for many years as an editor at The Buffalo News. Before joining the board, she volunteered to mentor teen girls residing on Gateway Longview’s Main Street Campus, visiting monthly for over a year. Additionally, Kahn served on the agency’s cultural enhancement committee, which works to recognize the importance of agency culture and its impact on staff morale, productivity, and retention.

Montagna received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a master’s degree in business administration through the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Prior to joining the board, he served on the finance committee, which oversees the financial operations and status of the agency.