Leadership Orange Annouces Class of 2016

Orange County’s premier leadership training program is proud to announce the members of the class of 2016. 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 23rd in program history.  “The 2016 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 2016 includes:
Jamie Ackerly, Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center, Inc.
Fernando Ahumada, Middletown Community Health Center, Inc.
Benjamin Brown, Orange & Rockland Utilities
Rachel Carr, Chester Printing
Anna Catanzaro, BBG&G Advertising & Public Relations
Nicolette Curcio, Community Foundation of Orange & Sullivan 
Andrea Dumais, Jacobowitz & Gubits LLP
Kerri Foley, Beachbody, Inc.
Johnnieanne Hansen, Walden Savings Bank
Ingrid Hill, Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
Melanie Houle, Elant, Inc.
Colleen Hughes, Creative Consulting Consortium, LLC
William Jeffries, Mobil Life Support Services
Lisa Landi, Crystal Run Healthcare
Larissa Lewis, Orange County Partnership
Thomas McGuire, 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base
Krysta Murray, Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh
Tiffany Niles, Orange County Youth Bureau
Kurtis Nordahl, Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell, LLP
Kathleen O'Keefe, Mount Saint Mary College
Mary Pacos, Orange Regional Medical Center
JoAnn Parker, Parker Event Management
Cindy Pawliske, Mediacom Communications Corporation
Dorothy Pickney, Seely & Durland Insurance
Luis Quiles, Catskill Hudson Bank
Darrin Raynor, Orange AHRC
Anthony Rivera, USAF Air National Guard
David Rosenberg, Catania, Mahon, Milligram & Rider, PLLC
Kelly Roth, Orange Regional Medical Center
Joseph Telesca, Central Valley Fire Company
Sherri Tironi, YMCA of Middletown
Robert Unger, Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, PC
Vinny Oppedisano, M&T Bank
Dawn Wilkin, Catholic Charities of Orange County
Joseph Wojciechowski, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
Aquanetta Wright, Ferry Godmother Productions

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