A strong leadership team
At World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, our Board of Directors includes representatives from some of the area’s most influential companies and organizations engaged in international trade. Our Board contributes to our strength by providing critical guidance in the strategic direction of World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara’s many services and programs that are available to our members.
Nancy Dempsey, Chairwoman
Logistics & Trade Compliance Specialist, Unifrax I LLC.
Steven Briggs, Vice-Chairman
Global Key Accounts Manager, Dynabrade Inc.
Trevor Stevenson, Vice-Chairman
Vice President Manufacturing & Engineering, Eastman Machine Company
Stephen T. LoVullo, CPA, Treasurer
Partner, Lumsden & McCormick, LLP
Frederick G. Attea, Esq., Secretary
Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP
Kenneth M. Franasiak
Patrick J. Whalen
Director, Niagara Global Tourism Institute
Board of Directors
VP & SR Corporate Banking Manager, HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
Chief Operating Officer, Litelab Corporation
Director, Ingredients Procurement, USC Region, Rich Products Corporation
International Sales Manager, Liberty Pumps
President, Cobey, Inc.
COO, Conax Technologies
Director of Operations, Tapecon Inc.
Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
VP Sales & Marketing, Sonwil Distribution Center
President, Insyte Consulting
President & CEO, Speed Global Services
Sales Manager, Hebeler Process Solutions LLC
Professor, Management Department, Canisius College
VP of Supply Chain Operations, Sherex
Vice President, Business Development, Mohawk Global Trade Advisors
VP International Trade Finance, M&T Bank
Vice President - Americas, Columbus McKinnon Corp.
Director, Buffalo Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce