Julie Bastian, Esq. Beckage PLLC

MISSION: Use my experience, resources, education and connections to fully support InfoTech WNY’s mission and to further its causes and to promote and women in technology.

Julie Bastian is a founding member of the law firm, Beckage PLLC.  Beckage includes a team of lawyers focused on data security and privacy and business growth.  Its attorneys include former regulators, in-house counsels, tech entrepreneurs, business owners and public-company leaders.  Julie’s practice is on all aspects of law and technology with a particular focus on employment law, corporate law, risk management and contract review & negotiation.


Address Liberty Building, 420 Main St., Suite 1110, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone 716-898-2102
Christine Carr
Executive Director - MISSION: IGNITE powered by Computers For Children, Inc.


MISSION:  To enhance educational opportunities and enrich lives through technology.

VISION:  The community’s leading technology resource for high-need populations and those that serve them.

Website www.missionignite.org/
Phone (716) 823-7248
Peter Cimino
InfoTechWNY Board Chairman and Director of I.T. - Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors

Peter is the Director of Information Technology for the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors. He has created several events for Real Estate Technology as well as been instrumental in shaping the Real Estate Industry using all technology available. He also owns his own Aerial Photography company called Buffalo Perspective, where he creates marketing videos to help in the sale of homes and create B-Roll footage to add to videos and commercials.

Website http://www.bnar.org
Phone 716-636-9000
Nicholas Corcoran
Director of Applications - Rich Products Corporation

Nick Corcoran is the Director of Applications for Rich Products responsible for application delivery and maintenance for the US and Canada region.  With over 15 years of technology and leadership experience, Nick continues to be an active member in the Buffalo IT community.  He has also acted as an InfoTech WNY BETA award judge for the 2017 & 2018 awards.


Website richs.com
Phone 716-878-8919
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
Website www.alcotthr.com
Phone 716-626-9500
Mike Grimaldi
Director of Enterprise Architecture - BlueCross BlueShield WNY

Mike is the Director of Enterprise Architecture at Bluecross Blueshield of WNY responsible for technology planning, design, and innovation for the organization. Mike’s love for technology has lead him to create startups in the food and services industry, and most recently an App development company named Bugfoot Studios LLC, specializing in Apps for the home improvement and construction sectors.


Website https://www.bcbswny.com
Phone 716-887-6051
Jeanne Hellert
InfoTechWNY Board Administrator - 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
Website www.infotechwny.org
Phone 716-218-9671
John Indelicato
Owner - Aileron, (Data Analytics and Technology) - Aileron, (Data Analytics and Technology)

John Indelicato is Owner and President at Aileron, Data Analytics and Technology.  We aim to be your premier business partner in the Western New York region providing expertise in data analytics and technology solutions. Our mission is to leverage our industry expertise and proprietary technology to help you achieve accurate information in driving your key performance indicators, enabling for more informed strategic business decisions at your company. Many companies find it challenging, or simply do not have the capacity to obtain valuable and reliable information derived from their data; you are not alone.  We are here to help your organization obtain meaningful information from your data while providing a value-added partnership every step of the way. #DataQuality #DataAnalytics #Aileron

Website www.ailerontechnology.com
Phone 716-997-2399
Darrick Kristich
Founder/CEO - Sedara Security

Sedara offers customized information security management solutions. With superior protection and innovative technology, we can ensure that your company will be protected. We will work within your budget to maximize existing security or help you build security from the ground up to provide you peace of mind.

Website https://www.sedarasecurity.com
Phone 844.4.SEDARA ext.700
Sam Marrazzo
InfoTechWNY Board Vice-Chair and Chief Innovation Officer - Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Sam Marrazzo is the Chief Innovation Officer for the BNMC, responsible for driving innovation to the Buffalo Medical Campus. By embracing the entrepreneurial mindset of discovery leads the strategic innovation agenda, including an approach to use of emerging technologies and entrepreneurship
A driver for technology as a solution provider, offering dynamic leadership ability to re-envision business solutions and revolutionize technology deployment that achieves impactful change across the campus.  Marrazzo has a strategic role to help shape the BMNC’s future direction technology direction Marrazzo serves on the InfoTech Board and is involved in STEM-related activities & initiatives within the community. 

Website bnmc.org
Phone 716-400-1895
Jill Martucci
Manager - The Bonadio Group

Jill is a member of The Bonadio Group’s Enterprise Risk Management Division. As a senior consultant on the team, Jill has a focus on internal and external auditing of information technology and information security practices and controls. Jill’s experience includes auditing and consulting for organizations across all lines of service where she executes programs predicated upon ensuring that client controls are functioning.

Jill is currently a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), and Certified Common Security Framework Practitioner (CCSFP). She is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)²), and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST).

Address 100 Corporate Parkway, Suite 200, Amherst, NY 14226
Phone 585-249-2813
Jeremy Oczek
InfoTechWNY Secretary and Partner - 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, Buffalo, NY 14202-2107
Website www.bsk.com/
Phone 716-416-7000
Jennifer Rittling
Manager of Innovation Insights and Strategy - Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Jennifer’s exposure to various technologies during her career, led to a curiosity for what’s new in the tech world. Jennifer became instrumental in bringing the Topcoder Open to Buffalo for the first time.  She has developed a consultative aptitude to drive innovation for her customers during this journey.  Jennifer has a particular interest in STEM and sharing her passion for innovation with young girls and boys.

Phone 716-848-9839
Peter Ronca
InfotechWNY Board Past Chairman and Owner - DataSure24
Address 350 Main St #550, Buffalo, NY 14202
Website datasure24.com
Phone 716-852-5872
Maggie Shea, CPA
InfotechWNY Board Treasurer and Partner - StaffBuffalo LLC

Maggie Shea, CPA is the Managing Partner of StaffBuffalo and HRBuffalo.  Maggie handles all Accounting, Operations, and Technology implementations, customizations, and trainings for her Companies and enjoys streamlining functions to make it easier for her staff members to give the best service to their clients.  Maggie serves in Accounting, Communications, and Technology capacities on various Boards within WNY and is an integral part of the community.  As the Treasurer of InfoTech WNY, Maggie is excited to blend her love for Technology and Accounting! 


Website http://staffbuffalo.com/
Phone 716-281-0164
Liz Sujka
Director of Marketing - Ronco Communication

Simplifying business communication technologies; specializing in phone systems, maintenance and networking.

Website https://www.ronco.net/
Phone (716) 873-0760