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Staff and Directors

Executive Director


Board of Directors

Al Mangiamele

Al Mangiamele — President

  • Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Klein Steel Service, 2000—Present
  • President, FlexTek International, Chicago, IL
  • Vice President Planning and Distribution, Seymour Housewares, Seymour, IN
  • Engineer /  VP Operations—Johnson & Johnson, Waco, TX / Little Rock, AR
  • President, Johnson & Johnson Credit Union, Little Rock, AR
  • BS / Engineering, University of Rhode Island

Andrew Brady – Secretary

  • Leadership Coach and Director of Business Development, The XLR8 Team, Inc.
  • Rochester Rotary, Business to Business Co-Chair
  • Volunteer at Big Brothers Big Sisters, Junior Achievement & Boy Scouts of America
  • BS - Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Michael Caceci

Michael Caceci – Treasurer

  • Founder and Owner, Excellerated Performance, LLC, consulting services in Rochester
  • Program Manager, Xerox Corporation, 1980 – 2011
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Board Member, Greater Rochester Quality Council;  Board Member, Small Business Council of Rochester
  • MBA, Pace University;  BA, Herbert Lehman College (CUNY)
Barbara Grosh

Barbara Grosh — Marketing & Revenue Development Committee Chair

  • Owner, Crafting Links, LLC, website design
  • Project Director for Project Homeless Connect Rochester, 2011
  • Director of Voter Services, League of Women Voters of Rochester
  • Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Syracuse University, 1990-97
  • PhD, University of California at Berkeley; SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Quinisha Andeson

Quinisha Anderson — Board Development Committee Chair

  • Owner of Print Gourmet - printing services, web development, and print consulting
  • Community Blogger on education, politics, leadership, and travel
  • Penfield High School Graduate via Rochester City School District Urban-Suburban Program
  • Native of Rochester, NY
Don Ginsberg

Don Ginsberg — Past President

  • Retired Principal, Rochester City School District
  • Board member, Threshold (past president), Rochester Primary Care Network (past president), Rochester Community Services, Inc. (president), Rochester Rotary Co-Chair Virtual Enterprise Committee, Temple B'rith Kodesh School #52 Committee (chair)
  • MS, University of Rochester
  • BA, Syracuse University


Phyllis Walker

Phyllis Walker

  • Assistant Director, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Leadership Institute and Community Service Center
  • Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross, Chair of the Volunteer Department
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, New York State Committee Member
  • M.S., SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY
Dee Rogers

Deirdre D. Rogers (Dee)

  • Volunteer Director, Guest Connections, The Father's House
  • Aquinas Institute Alumni
  • Attended Brockport State University
Virginia Carr

Virginia Carr

  • Quality Manager and Customer Relations Manager at Optimation Technology, Inc. 2009 – Present
  • Quality Manager and Project Manager at Total Systems Design, Inc. 1996 – 2009
  • Voice of the Customer Chair, American Society for Quality, Rochester, NY Section 2014-Present
  • Volunteer at Operations Transformation 2013-Present
  • BA, Management Information Systems - Eastern University, St. Davids, PA
  • Advanced Project Management Certification – Villanova University, Villanova, PA