Category: 2005-2009

Edward J. Audi

In 2013 Edward was appointed to the position of president his family’s company L. & J. G. Stickley, Inc. He joined the family-owned company in 1991, holding a variety of positions over the years. He is a graduate of Colgate University and also attended North Carolina State University’s Furniture Manufacturing and Management program.

Warren W. Bader

Warren graduated from Niagara University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. In 1990, Bader became the Town Justice in the Town of Constantia. In 1999, he was appointed the Public Administrator for Onondaga County. Bader also lectures for the New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program on a regular basis.

Vicki R. Brackens

Vicki is president of Brackens Financial Solutions Networks. Brackens co-hosted Financial Fitness on PBS affiliate WCNY-Syracuse, from 2012-15. She serves on the board of directors at Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, and previously served as a board member of the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology. She is a member of the Syracuse Area Salvation Army advisory board, and The Raymond von Dran IDEA board of advisors.
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William C. Brod

William is the Publisher of the Syracuse New Times and Family Times, CEO of All Times Events Company, president of Spinnaker Custom Products, and Publisher/CEO of Data Key Communications, dba GAWDA Media. He is an active philanthropist affiliated with Union College and the nonprofit Young Life.

Calvin L. Corriders

Corriders holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from State University of New York at Brockport. He currently serves on the Central New York Regional Advisory Board of Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield and is a member of the Joint School Construction Board. In 2016 he was name 1st vice president/sales manager at Pathfinder Bank.

“I grew up in a very impoverished neighborhood in Syracuse, and I’ve had a variety of organizations that were very beneficial to me and what I was able to accomplish. Once I graduated from college it was really important for me to give back. I see the Community Foundation continuing its growth, not just in terms of its assets, but also being more active in community issues. I look forward to the Community Foundation being there another 90 years and building on that legacy.”
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Raymond W. Cross

Former Morrisville State College president Raymond W. Cross served a 13-year tenure before becoming chancellor of University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin Extension. In addition to his career in academia, Cross has experience in the private sector as a design engineer, small-business owner and consultant to business, industry and government. From 1967-70, Cross served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam and was awarded four medals for his service.

Christine Woodcock Dettor

After graduating from Wellesley College and the Syracuse University College of Law, Christine has led a successful law career. She is currently a partner with Bousquet Holstein, PLLC. Her philanthropic contributions include board service with Manlius Pebble Hill School and Loretto Management Corporation.
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Kenneth J. Entenmann

In 2013, Kenneth became chief investment officer with NBT Financial Group. He holds a B.S. in applied economics and business management from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester. He is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Trust Division and a member of the board of the New York Banker’s Association. He is also a director of the Cayuga Community Fund.

Ray T. Forbes

Dr. Ray currently works as an internist in Syracuse. Dr. Forbes obtained his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He also completed residency training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Forbes is a part of Crouse Medical Practice and is affiliated with Crouse Hospital.

Madelyn H. Hornstein

Madelyn has been with Dermody, Burke & Brown since 1983 and serves as the Firm’s Chief Executive Officer. Madelyn is a graduate of SUNY Cortland and holds an MBA from Syracuse University.  She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Women Presidents’ Organization, and is on the Firm Management and Nominating Committees for Allinial Global.  Madelyn serves as a board member for both CenterState CEO and the WISE Women’s Business Center, and is involved with the Professional Advisor Council and Mentoring program at Syracuse University.
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