Meet the Team

Board Members

The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation has a committed Board of Directors who lead the philanthropic effort to benefit John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. Many outstanding community leaders serve on our Foundation Board. We extend a sincere thanks to these individuals and the countless others who partner with us in support of quality health care.

Chairman: Christopher Kania - M&T Bank
Vice Chair: Christopher Alfiero - The Alfiero Group
Secretary: Katherine Ragusa - Tony Walker & Co.
Treasurer: Peter Petrella - Viaduct

Mary Grace Bauer
Matthew Davison - The Martin Group
Craig R. Dumbleton - Try-it Distributing, Inc.
Nathan Gordon - Gordon Companies, Inc.
Katherine Gorman - Delaware North
Jeremy Kelley - Buffalo Bills
Amy Habib Rittling - Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
Theresa Kazmierczak
Daniel Misko - Pegula Sports and Entertainment
Robert Moore - Moore for Kids
JoEtte Mosey-Zaccagnino - JDLA, LLC
Jon Notarius - Premier Wine & Spirits
John Persons -Tops Friendly Markets, LLC
Bonnie A. Redder
Dr. Renee Reynolds - Kaleida Health
Russell Salvatore - Salvatore’s
David C. Schutte - Schutte Hospitality Group
Kenneth R. Slomovitz - Ethan Allen of WNY
Steven J. Sucher - Fisher-Price, Inc.
James Swiezy - Greenleaf Development
Patti Thomas - 34 Group
Heather A. Williams - The OSC Charitable Foundation

Allegra Jaros, MBA
President
John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

Meet the Team

Andrew Bennett

Andrew Bennett Vice President, The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation
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Andy Lashua

Andy LashuaDirector Grants and Programs
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Amanda Dzielski

Amanda Dzielski Manager Annual Giving
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Cynthia Reinhart

Cynthia Reinhart Manager Foundation IT
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Donna Walentynowicz

Donna Walentynowicz Senior Development Associate
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Kristen Bieber

Kristen Bieber Senior Marketing Associate
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Abby Robertson

Abby Robertson Marketing Coordinator
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Mary Beth Ric

Mary Beth Rice Graphic Designer
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Amy Maciejewski

Amy Maciejewski Event Coordinator
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Jennifer Matyjasik

Jennifer Matyjasik Executive Secretary
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Corinne McCarthy

Corinne McCarthy Healing Arts Coordinator
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Anna Jaremko

Anna Jaremko Volunteer Services Coordinator
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