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Board of Directors

Mark Gaulin, President & CEO, PCI

Board Chair

Mark Gaulin, President & CEO of PCI

As Board Chair, Mark will work with the Chamber’s leadership, membership, investors, staff and community partners to further its mission of nurturing a strong economic base, maintaining a high quality of life and promoting sound public policy for the Western New York region.

The largest suburb in upstate New York, the Town of Amherst was recently recognized as the best place to live in New York state by Money Magazine. Amherst was lauded as a hub for college students with a great education system and recreational spaces, as well as its proximity to the City of Buffalo and Canada.

2021 Executive Committee

Mark Gaulin
Board Chair

Mary Grace Welch
First Chair
National Grid

A.J. Baynes
Amherst Chamber of Commerce

Elena Mendel
National Fuel

Pete Petrella

Anne Constantino
The Horizon Corporations

David Flynn
Legal Counsel
Phillips Lytle LLP

Michael Marong
Bank of America

Earl V. Wells III

Laura Zaepfel
Uniland Development Corp.



2021 Board of Directors


Michael A. Anderson Eric Ekman Pamela Pawenski
BankOnBuffalo McGuire Development Univera Healthcare
Rich Argentieri Scott Ernst Ken Pawlak
Independent Health NOCO Energy Corporation Evans Bank
Judy Baumgartner Gina Fedele Pete Petrella
Kaleida Health Windsong Radiology Group Acara/Viaduct
A.J. Baynes David Flynn* William Reuter
Amherst Chamber of Commerce Phillips Lytle LLP SUNY Erie
Steve Bertini Mark Gaulin Luis Rodriguez
Wegmans Food Markets PCI Rodriguez Construction
Rachael Brown John Gavigan Patrick Schiske
Employer Services Corporation Endeavor WNY West Herr Auto
Elizabeth Carey Craig Harris Sal Sciandra
AAA Western & Central New York Catholic Health Frey Electric Construction
Kyle Ciminelli Holly Hubert Paul Valley
Ciminelli Real Estate GlobalSecurityIQ BCBS of WNY
Paul Coleman William P. Johnson Mary Grace Welch
KeyBank Nesper, Ferber, DiGiacomo, Johnson & Grimm National Grid
Anne  Constantino Frank LoTempio III Earl V Wells III
The Horizon Corporations LoTempio PC Law Group e3 communications
Andy Davis Michael Marong Jesse Wendell
ECMC Bank of America Wendel Companies
Missy Doctor Elena Mendel Joseph Wild
Ellicott Development National Fuel Gas Company Wells Fargo Commercial Banking
Laryssa Domagala* David Mingoia Luke Woeppel
Independent Health Amherst IDA M&T Bank
Tricia Dwigun Jeff Panza Laura Zaepfel
GEICO LeCHASE Construction Uniland Development
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