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Diana Cihak - September 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Diana Cihak - September 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Diana Cihak is the owner of Upper Edge Consulting, a grant writing firm, but her passion is WomenElect (WEPac), a volunteer based organization she founded to make a positive change in our community.

Friday, September 22, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (65)/Comments (0)/
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Susan Mager - August 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Susan Mager - August 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Susan Mager, resident of Blasdell, NY, has maintained membership in NYS Women, Inc. and the former Business and Professional Women/NYS for 33 years. She served in many capacities on the chapter level, holding every office up to, and including, president president, Buffalo Niagara Chapter (former BPW/Buffalo) and past president of the former Hamburg/BPW. She served two separate two-year terms as Region 8 director.

Thursday, August 24, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (144)/Comments (0)/
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Melodie Baker - June 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Melodie Baker - June 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Melodie Baker is the director of education at the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, where she designs, implements and secures funding for evidence-based education programs. In 2014, she co-founded the Charter School of Inquiry, where she is also chair of community engagement and a member of the board of trustees.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (236)/Comments (0)/
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Alma Carrillo - July 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Alma Carrillo - July 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Alma Carrillo’s wide-ranging journey to Buffalo – where she is executive director of the Buffalo Arts Studio – started in Mexico and then on to Texas; Notre Dame, where she graduated with a government international studies degree; a stint as office manager for the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Austin; Brown University, where she met her now-husband; and the Providence, Rhode Island-based Steel Yard, an industrial arts center and manufacturer of public art which fosters creative and economic opportunities, by providing workspace, tools, training and education, while forging lasting links to a local tradition of craftsmanship.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (153)/Comments (0)/
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Nancy Rizzo - May 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Nancy Rizzo - May 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Berardi Immigration Law is a business immigration law firm that helps individuals and corporations obtain work permits, green cards and citizenship.

Friday, May 19, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (248)/Comments (0)/
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Rosanna Berardi - April 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Rosanna Berardi - April 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Berardi Immigration Law is a business immigration law firm that helps individuals and corporations obtain work permits, green cards and citizenship.

Friday, April 21, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (310)/Comments (0)/
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Mandy Bailey - March 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Mandy Bailey - March 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Chef Mandy Bailey and her husband, Trueman Muhrer-Irwin, have been working on their nonprofit community café, Big Big Table, for four years. They plan for a welcoming place where people from all backgrounds can come together to enjoy a healthy meal, regardless of ability to pay.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (292)/Comments (0)/
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Karen L. King - February 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Karen L. King - February 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Our February 2017 “Woman in Leadership is Karen L. King. Karen King was appointed executive director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women by Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz in June 2016.
Sunday, February 26, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (369)/Comments (0)/
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Annn-Marie T. Orlowski - January 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Annn-Marie T. Orlowski - January 2017 Women in Leadership Honoree

Our January 2017 “Woman in Leadership is Ann-Marie Orlowski, the new CEO of Cradle Beach. Ann-Marie, a Lancaster resident, has 25 years of experience working in child welfare.

Monday, January 23, 2017/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (447)/Comments (0)/
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Lisa Booz - December 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Lisa Booz - December 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Lisa Booz is regional director of Camp Good Days and Special Times. She says, “We have a couple of mottos here: ‘Camp Good Days: where courage has no boundaries’ and ‘giving back the childhood that cancer took away.’ We live these sayings daily – doing whatever it takes to get the kids to laugh.”

Thursday, December 22, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (409)/Comments (0)/
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