LO Announces Class of 2015

Orange County’s premier leadership training program is proud to announce the members of the class of 2015.
The adult Leadership Orange program is a 10-month program in which business professionals receive training on topics important to Orange County residents and businesses.  The training enables community members to better understand the many challenges facing the county and, therefore, better serve the community.

This year’s class marks the 22nd in program history.  “The 2015 Leadership Orange Class is a good cross section of non-profit and for-profit business members from around the area”, said Karolyn Thompson, executive director of Leadership Orange.

The Class of 2015 includes:
Hipolito "Poli" Aguliar, Mobile Life Support Services
Debra Beakes, Orange Regional Medical Center
Allison Berman,  Freelance Writer, Marketing Consultant, Contractor
Jolene Borell, Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni, & Weddell, LLP
Amy Cruz, Orange Regional Medical Center
Robert David, Orange and Rockland Utilities
Michael Giannetto, Residential Home Funding Corporation
Patrick Gillen, 105th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard
Michelle Gurda, Orange County Partnership
Theodore Michael Haible, Day Seckler, LLP
Mark Kalish, Ameriprise Financial 
Ashley Marie Kurtz, Access Physical Therapy and Wellness
Beth Laub, Orange AHRC
Pamela Lent, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
Stephanie Lesky, Transportation Services of Orange County, Inc.
Anthony Mariani, The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center
Christine Masterson, Your Ideal Body, Inc.
Janette McKay, SUNY Orange
Shannon Morris,  Independent Living, Inc
Stiles Najac, Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
Molly O' Donnell, Orange County Government
Kristen O'Donnell, Turner Miller Group
Eric Ossentjuk, Catania, Mahon, Milligram& Rider, PLLC
Jennie Ossentjuk, Crystal Run Healthcare
Taylor Palmer, Drake Loeb Heller Kennedy Gogerty Gaba & Rodd PLLC
Brian Powers, Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, PC
Yesenia Ramos, Middletown Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Tyler Ryan, Walden Savings Bank
Kristi Salmon, Mediacom Communications Corporation
Dean Scher, PHD. LCSM, Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County
Jason Scott, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP
Laine Spadola, Masci & Hale Advanced Aesthetic & Restoration Dentistry
Kerri B. Stroka, Orange-Ulster BOCES
Scott Wohl, Hudson Valley Builders Association

Leadership Orange was started in 1992 by community and business leaders to train existing and emerging leaders, it has developed over the past 20 years into a multi-dimensional training program for both adults and youth.

Leadership Orange is a private, non-partisan organization that relies on support from the business community to reach its goals.  For more information on the program, please contact Karolyn Thompson, executive director at 845.397.1947 via email karolyn@leadershiporange.org





Leadership Orange
1161 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, NY 12553
(845) 397-1947
(845) 457-4702