Leadership Team

2018-2019 Agency Board of Directors

Michael Ervin
Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C., Chair

Christine Weeks
Community Volunteer, Vice Chair


John A. Camardo, III, Secretary
The Chapel


Edward Arcara CPA, Treasurer

Schuyler Banks
Leadership & Business Academy

Kevin Clark

Lockport Schools

Roy Cunningham ESQ.

Cynthia Cable Ernst
ExecuPharm, Inc.


Liz Kahn
Person Centered Services Care Coordination

Nancy Kasprzak-Whitmore

Karen Lazik
People, Inc.

David Messinger

Tracy Meyer

Anthony Montagna
Independent Health


Valerie Muka

Evans Bank

Kevin Quattrone


Jason Ruhlman


Leon Smith

Niagara Lubricant


Howard T VanRensselaer

*Carolyne DeFranco
President & CEO, Gateway-Longview, Inc.

2018-2019 Foundation Board of Directors


*Carolyne DeFranco
President & CEO, Gateway-Longview, Inc.

Mike Ervin
Freed Maxick, CPAs, PC

Vice Chair

Scott Dempsey
Red Stone Equity Partners, LLC, SVP, Acquisitions

Christine Collins-Schwinger
Collins Advisors

Courtney Hunter
Miller Gesko Wealth Management, Secretary

Administrative Leadership Team


Carolyne DeFranco

President and CEO

Erin Bice
Vice President of Human Resources


Kristy D’Angelo
Vice President of Behavioral Health Services


Michelle Federowicz Cope
Vice President of Foster Care & Residential Services

Tim Girard

Vice President of Educational Services

​​Mike Kelly
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance

Gary J. Rouleau
Vice President of Foundation & Organizational Advancement


Larry W. Perry
Vice President of Operations


Pamela Rouse, LMSW, CHC
Vice President of Corporate Integrity, Privacy Officer