Chirag Desai IVR Technology Group

Chirag serves as the Director of Operations at IVR Technology and as the VP of Customer Success. Chirag loves technology and is fascinated by how we interact with the technology that surrounds us. He spent several years in public accounting before making the jump to starting and growing a web development firm, which was later merged with IVR Technology Group.

Address 2350 N. Forest Rd., #35B, Getzville, NY 14068
Phone 716-250-2800
Tim Finney Alcott HR

Tim Finney is an HR Advisor employed by Alcott HR, one of the nation’s leading Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) providing a total Human Resources (HR) outsourcing solution. He has 18 years of experience in the HR industry including roles in management, leadership and business development.

Address 1150 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone 716-626-9500
Patrick Finucane
CFO - Sinatra & Company Real Estate
Address 617 Main Street Ste 200, Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone (716) 220-8468 x121
Kelly Flicinski 716 Marketing LLC

Kelly is an entrepreneur and Integrated Marketing Communications expert with 10 years of experience. Kelly owns and operates 716 Marketing LLC, an Integrated Marketing firm that focuses on bringing digital marketing to your traditional strategies while ensuring consistent branding.  Some of the most common services offerings of 716 Marketing LLC include: Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Website Development, Website UX, and Graphic Design.  

Address 6150 Seneca Street, Suite 122, Spring Brook, NY 14140
Phone 716-980-7914
Kim Grant University of Buffalo, Center of Excellence Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Kim Grant serves as the Business Development Executive for the University of Buffalo, Center of Excellence Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.  In this role, Kim is responsible for leveraging the CBLS’s resources to cultivate academic, public and private collaborations for economic development in bio-technology and life sciences.   Kim has decades of experience working in technology innovation, engineering, medical device, diagnostic and drug development as well as start-up organizations.

Address 701 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone 716-881-7572
Randy Harris
Vice President - Lighthouse Technology Services

Randy Harris is the Vice President of Lighthouse Technology Services, a Buffalo-based IT Staffing, Recruiting, and IT Support firm recruiting and placing mid to high-level IT professionals in Buffalo since 2004. 

Address 2560 Walden Ave., Suite 112, Buffalo, NY 14225
Phone 716-634-0509
Jeanne Hellert JEH Consulting

In 2012, Jeanne Hellert joined the InfoTech WNY team as administrator.  Jeanne is the owner of JEH Consulting, an association management company.  Aside from InfoTech WNY, Jeanne also manages the Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives, the Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association, the Buffalo Niagara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and the Independent Insurance Agents Association of WNY.  

Address P.O. Box 1422, Buffalo, NY 14127
Phone 716-218-9671
Jonathan Lamont
VP - IVR Technology
Phone 716.250.2800 x216
Sam Marrazzo Superior Group
Scott Morris BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

CISO with BlueCross BlueShield of WNY:   A proven leader in driving results for the business.  Worked to create business blueprints enabling business and IT collaboration.  Implemented project governance and development frameworks. Continually working to improve enterprise IT strategies and practices to grow the business. Working to mature project methodology, architectural governance, enterprise documentation, team development, and IT support of the business.  Aligned IT with business strategies through methodologies that leverage business and technical architectures, information workflow, use case analysis, and risk assessment.

Address 257 West Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Jeremy Oczek Bond, Schoeneck & King

Jeremy Oczek is a Member of the Firm at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, one of the largest law firms in upstate New York. Jeremy’s practice is focused on all aspects of intellectual property law, including litigation involving intellectual property issues, patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, and licensing matters. He works with technology clients nationwide.

Address Avant Building, Suite 900, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202-2107
Phone 716-416-7000
John Osberg
Vice President of Sales - EmergenceTek Group Inc.

John Osberg is the Vice President of Sales at EmergenceTek Group Inc., a Professional Services Software/Application Development organization with a strong focus in healthcare that is headquartered in downtown Buffalo, NY. John has been with the company since its inception and is proud to have fueled the growth of both the company’s clientele but also creating many job opportunities. As Vice President of Sales at ETG, John creates ways to connect business and technology leaders in order to identify and generate solutions that are delivered by ETG's Development Teams and Technical Talents Acquisition Department.

Address 403 Main Street, Suites 503/506, Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone 716-406-4544 ext. 104
Peter Ronca Shatter I.T.

Peter Ronca is President of SHATTER I.T., a local technology company that provides 24/7 data monitoring, protects your mission-critical information, and helps prevent small issues from becoming big problems. SHATTER I.T.’s primary objective is to monitor and manage our customers' critical networks/systems. Shatter I.T. is dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers with a 24/7 staff committed to providing the confidence our customers need to rely on us to take care of their I.T. needs.

Address 350 Main St #550, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone 716-852-5872
Megan Wagner MW MarCom

Megan Wagner is the owner and principal of MW MarCom, a marketing communications consulting firm offering fully integrated marketing services. She is an 11-year marketing professional having served in the media, academic and retail environments and has been a part of the InfoTech WNY board since 2013. Megan is also an adjunct professor at St. Bonaventure University for the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) master’s program and a member of the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce. She is an aspiring painter and photographer in her spare time.