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]
Arjang A. Assad
Dean, UB School of Management
CEO, Shield Manufacturing Inc.
President, FB Displays & Designs Inc
President, Applied Sciences Group, Inc.
James A. Cardone
President, Moneyplex Group Inc.
David A. Cervi
Vice President, Personal Touch Food Service Inc.
First Vice President, First Niagara Bank
Mary Lee Collins-Sanborn
President, Collins Advisors LLC
Vice President, M&T Bank
Vice President, Snyder Corporation
President/Creative Director, Flynn and Friends, Inc.
President, APA Solutions, Inc.
President, Gooding Co.
CEO, Irish Welding Supply Corporation
Partner, Dopkins & Company, LLP
Partner, Clark and Koller CPAs
Jeff D. Kryszak
President and CEO, K-TECHnologies Inc.
Vice President, Harris Computer Systems
Director of Operations, Northern Resolution Group, LLC.
Thomas A. Palmer, Esq.
Partner, Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel LLP
Frederick B. Saia
President, Oneida Sales & Services
Larry M. Sedillo
Allstate Insurance Company
Robert Simpson, Esq.
Simpson & Simpson, PLLC
Partner, BlackDog Strategy & Brand
Executive Director, UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Director of Marketing/In-Store Bakery Desserts, Rich Products Corporation
Assistant Dean, UB School of Management, Center for Executive Development
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