James has served as president and chief executive officer of Syracuse-based business Omega Qse, Inc. He brings his business expertise to the many charitable organizations he has been affiliated with, and remains an active philanthropist in the Central New York area.
David received his degree in Business from Le Moyne College. He was a licensed New York State CPA and member of the board of directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He served as a board volunteer for Spanish Action League of Syracuse, Syracuse Hibernian Festival, Partners for Education in Business, and on the Syracuse Economic Development Corporation Loan Committee.
Judith attended Wells College before receiving a law degree and masters in social work from Syracuse University. She is currently a partner with Barclay Damon LLP. She is a past chair and advisory board member of the Salvation Army, and was also a past chair and member of the board of directors of the City of Downtown Syracuse committee.
Linda Dickerson Hartsock is the executive director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University. She was previously director of the University’s Connective Corridor in the Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development. Hartsock has fashioned a distinguished career in economic development and innovation. She has held leadership positions in a number of regional organizations, including vice president for Innovation and Technology at CenterState Corp. for Economic Opportunity (CEO); executive director of the Clean Tech Center, an award-winning NYSERDA-funded clean energy incubator, and a joint appointment with the SyracuseCoE, a New York State Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.
Ellen is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Colgate University. She is a member, Civil Society Steering Committee for the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants and has published a number of geographical textbooks.
Richard is an employee benefits and executive compensation attorney and former chairman of the firm’s management committee, a position he held from 2008-2015. He served as chair of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice for over 10 years and remains actively involved in all aspects of the firm’s employee benefits practice.
Dr. Brian Pollard is the owner of Family Dental Practice in Liverpool, NY.