Meet the Foundation Staff

Executive Staff

Eileen Pezzi, MPA

Vice President for Development
315 464-7853


 Sue Clark
Associate Vice President for Development
315 464-4416

Terry Heany
Chief Financial Officer
315 464-4265

Development Staff

Michele Estabrook
Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship
315 464-7846

Toni Gary
Director of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Community Relations
315 464-4264

John Gleason, CFRE, CAPTM
Director of Legacy Giving

Bethann Kistner
Director, Grateful Patient and Family Program
315 464-4283

Mary Knepper
Director, College of Health Professions and Nursing Alumni Associations
315 464-5745

Lorie Riedl
Director, Retail Development, Golisano Children's Hospital
Director, Upstate Gala
315 464-7854

Terry Shenfeld
Director of Foundation Relations; Corporate and Campaign Development Officer
315 464-4284

Julie Galler Simms
Development Director, Communty Campus
315 492-5639/464-4283

Ruth Schwartz
Charitable Giving Planner
315 464-7864

Donald Zorn
Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Corporate Development
315 464-4274

Administrative and
Accounting Staff

Doreen Bonura
Accounting and Cash Receipts Associate
315 464-4285

Nancy Boyce
Communications Specialist
315 464-9389

Donna Bruch
Administrative Assistant for Operations
315 464-4416

Robin Grabowski
Administrative Assistant

Cheryl Kardjian

Tammy Pike
Prospect Research Associate
315 464-4416

Mary Rochette
Administrative Assistant for the Vice President for Development
315 464-7853

Pamela Ward
Operations Systems Manager
315 464-4275

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