Press Release: ITWNY Announces New Board Chair

InfoTech WNY Announces New Board Chair

BUFFALO, N.Y. - InfoTech WNY Sam Marrazzo, Chief Innovation Officer at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, has been named Chairman of the Board for InfoTech WNY.  Sam succeeds Peter Cimino of Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors who remains on the board of directors as Immediate Past Chairman. 

Additional officers for 2019-2020 are: Nicholas Corcoran of Rich Products, President-Elect; Paul Avery of Bond Schoeneck & King, Board Secretary and Maggie Shea of StaffBuffalo LLC, Treasurer. 

Directors at large are as follows: Julie Bastian of Synacor, Inc.; Christine Carr of Mission: Ignite; Tim Finney of Alcott HR; Michael Grimaldi of BlueCross BlueShield of WNY; Darrick Kristich of Sedara Security; Jill Martucci of The Bonadio Group; Armand Morrison of emids; Jennifer Rittling of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus; Elizabeth Sujka of Ronco Communications.  Jeanne Hellert of JEH Consulting is board administrator.


About InfoTech WNY

Formed in 1998, InfoTech WNY is a rapidly growing consortium of multi-sized software, hardware, telecommunications companies, government and economic agencies, and educational institutions. The purpose of the organization is to address various industry-specific issues such as workforce availability, industry image, technology transfer, networking, access to financing, and attracting new business to the region.



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