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
Manager - Customer Service, Unifrax I LLC.
Steven Briggs, Vice-Chairman
Vice President of Sales, Dynabrade Inc.
Trevor Stevenson, Vice-Chairman
Vice President Manufacturing & Engineering, Eastman Machine Company
Frederick G. Attea, Esq., Secretary
Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP
Kenneth M. Franasiak
Board of Directors
Vice President & SR Corporate Banking Manager, HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
Timothy Bubar, CPA
Principal, Lumsden & McCormick LLP
Chief Operating Officer, Litelab Corporation
Director, Ingredients Procurement, USC Region, Rich Products Corporation
Executive Director, Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance
International Sales Manager, Liberty Pumps
Chief Operating Officer, Conax Technologies
Director of Operations, Tapecon Inc.
Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
Vice President Sales & Marketing, Sonwil Distribution Center
President & CEO, Speed Global Services
Sales Manager, Hebeler Process Solutions LLC
Vice President of Supply Chain Operations, Sherex
Vice President, Business Development, Mohawk Global Trade Advisors
Vice President International Trade Finance, M&T Bank
Vice President - Americas, Columbus McKinnon Corp.
Director, Buffalo Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce
Stephen T. LoVullo