The CEL Advisory Board selects participants for each year's Core program and provides advice on program content. Members of the board serve as mentors, reactors and advisors in the clinic sessions and offer both formal and informal networking opportunities to Core program fellows.
Advisory Board Contact Sheet [PDF]
CEO, Remarketing Services of America (Retired)
Arjang A. Assad
Dean, UB School of Management
CEO, Shield Manufacturing Inc.
David A. Cervi
President, Personal Touch Food Service Inc.
Vice President, Citizens Bank
Field Sales Leader, Allstate Insurance Company
Mary Lee Collins-Sanborn
President, Collins Advisors LLC
CELAA Chair, 360 PSG
Vice President, M&T Bank
President/COO, Beaver Hollow Conference Center/Snyder Corporation
President, APA Solutions, Inc.
CEO, Irish Welding Supply Corporation
Partner, Accounting Group of WNY
Jeff D. Kryszak
President/CEO, K-TECHnologies Inc.
Harris Computer Systems
Director of Operations, Northern Resolution Group, LLC.
Thomas A. Palmer, Esq.
Partner, Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel LLP
Frederick B. Saia
President, Oneida Group/Iroquois Bar Corp.
Partner, BlackDog Strategy & Brand
Executive Director, UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Assistant Dean, UB Center for Executive Development
Dean Assad's secretary
Honorary Board Members
Sal H. Alfiero
Chairman and CEO, Protective Industries
President & CEO (retired), Remarketing Services of America
CEO, Ciminelli Development Co. Inc.
President, Culligan Auto Place
Stephen N. Hunt
President, Hunt Commercial Real Estate Corp. of Buffalo
Richard B. McCormick
Retired Partner; Lumsden & McCormick, CPA
President, HM Consulting Services
Jerry M. Newman
Dean & SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Paul Snyder Sr.
Chairman and CEO, Olympic Management Systems
Keith M. Stolzenburg
CEO, Center for Business Ownership
Joseph E. Wolfson
President/CEO, Health Transaction