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CEL Advisory Board

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]


Stuart Angert
President & CEO (retired), Remarketing Services of America

Arjang A. Assad
Dean, UB School of Management

David Berghash
CEO, Shield Manufacturing Inc.

David A. Cervi
Vice President, Personal Touch Food Service Inc.

John Cinquino
First Vice President, First Niagara Bank

Lesha Coleman
Allstate Insurance Company

Mary Lee Collins-Sanborn
President, Collins Advisors LLC

Joel Colombo
360 PSG

Debbie DiMatteo
Vice President, M&T Bank

Kathy Egan
Vice President, Snyder Corporation

Joan Graci
President, APA Solutions, Inc.

Laurie Irish-Jones
CEO, Irish Welding Supply Corporation

Charles Koller
Partner, Clark and Koller CPAs

Jeff D. Kryszak
President and CEO, K-TECHnologies Inc.

Gregg Merlihan
Vice President, Harris Computer Systems

Paul Niedzialowski
Director of Operations, Northern Resolution Group, LLC.

Thomas A. Palmer, Esq.
Partner, Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel LLP

Frederick B. Saia
President, Oneida Sales & Services

Edward Tierney
Partner, BlackDog Strategy & Brand

Tom Ulbrich
Executive Director, UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Courtney Walsh
Assistant Dean, UB School of Management, Center for Executive Development

Honorary Board Members

Sal H. Alfiero
Chairman and CEO, Protective Industries

Stuart Angert
President & CEO (retired), Remarketing Services of America

Frank Ciminelli
CEO, Ciminelli Development Co. Inc.

Thomas Culligan
President, Culligan Auto Place

Stephen N. Hunt
President, Hunt Commercial Real Estate Corp. of Buffalo

Richard B. McCormick
Retired Partner; Lumsden & McCormick, CPA

Herb Mennen
President, HM Consulting Services

Jerry M. Newman
Dean & SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

Paul Snyder Sr.
Chairman and CEO, Olympic Management Systems

Keith M. Stolzenburg
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Paul Willax
CEO, Center for Business Ownership

Joseph E. Wolfson
President/CEO, Health Transaction