RMHC Rochester New York Boards

Board of Directors

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with representation from hospital partners, McDonald’s Owner/Operators, and stakeholders from throughout Rochester.

Anne Swantz, NP
Associate Director for Advanced Practice, URMC
LeKeyah Wilson, MD
Vice Chair
Pediatrician & Adolescent Medicine, Rochester General Pediatric Associates
Elizabeth Thorley
Treasurer and Finance Chair
CEO & President, Thorley Wealth Management
Patty Yahn-Urlaub
Senior VP, Investor Relations, Constellation Brands
Barb Ross
Vice President, Human Resources, Conifer
Doug Stewart, PsyD
President, Unity Hospital, Rochester Regional
Dan Pluta
Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Finance, M&T Bank
Connor Dixon-Schwabl
Managing Partner, Dixon Schwabl
Dave DeLaus
Senior Vice President & CIO, Wegmans
Louis Buono, Jr.
Owner/Operator, McDonald’s
Whitney Baniewicz
CPA, RDG & Partners
Jay Lasser
Family Advisory
Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors
Jennifer Giblin Tillou
Social Worker, Golisano Children’s Hospital
Kathy Parrinello, RN, PhD
Chief Operation Officer, URMC
Mari Potter
Co-Chair Development
Owner/Operator, McDonald’s
Amy Judson
Development Engagement Committee
Community Volunteer
Dr. Lisa Harris
CMO, VP Medical Affairs, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Amanda Della Sala
Audit Principal, Bonadio & Co., LLP
Nancy O’Brien
Finance Committee
Executive Director, Chase
Loralei Thornburg, MD
Service Line Director, Obstetrics, URMC
Katherine Van Bramer
Audit Staff to Partner, Assurance Department, Mengel Metzger, Barr & Co.

K. Ellen Gallagher
Chief Audit Executive & Chief Compliance & Privacy Office, Rochester Regional Health
Susan Wylie
Government Affairs & Community Relations Professional, LaBella Associates

Sue Bezek

Medical Advisory

Council of Presidents - Past Board Presidents

Nancy Robbins
Martha Tack (deceased)
Linda Burns
Elmer Potter
Sue L. Millard
Daniel Tack
William Cloutier
Sharon Potter
Timothy Fournier

Arthur Finocchario
Elsa Steo
Susan Salvador
Mark Kovaleski
Robert Enright
Pete VanPutte
Erin Tolefree
Tom Rogers

Red Tie Advisory Board

The Ronald McDonald House Red Tie Advisory Board is our group of young professionals dedicated to spreading awareness, gaining volunteers and raising funds in association with Ronald McDonald House Charities to benefit the family members and loved ones of children in need.  This group started in 2013. To learn more about becoming part of the Red Tie Society, email redtie@rmhcrochester.org.

Megan Aldrich
Rochester Regional Health

Janelle Harris
Vice President
Chamber of Commerce

Chris Higgins
U.S. Employees Benefit Services Group

Christopher Davison
Rochester Regional Health

Johnna LoBiondo
Events Chair
Wegmans Food Markets

Diana Rapp Keating
Marketing Chair
Visit Rochester

Caroline McClendon
Member/Community Engagement Chair
Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network

Maggie Palozzi
Secretary/Volleyball Chair
Rochester Convention Center

Caroline Curran
Strong Ties Community Support

Trisha Coccia
Robert Half

Tad Mack
Deputy County Clerk, Monroe County

Alex Santiago
UR MBA Student

Kiara Warren
City of Rochester Mayor’s Office

Medical Advisory Board

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester Medical Advisory Board is a talented and dedicated team of medical professionals who have joined forces to help spread awareness about RMHCR, and to help guide our current and future programming. We have clinical experts from pediatric and adolescent medicine, maternal-fetal medicine, neurology, child and adolescent psychiatry, neurosciences, cardiac surgery, medical oncology, obstetrics and gynecology, craniomaxillofacial surgery, to nephrology. A testament to the collaborative continuum of pediatric care in our community, we have also have clinicians from Golisano Children’s Hospital, the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, and Strong’s Department of Psychiatry.

Anne Swantz, NP
University of Rochester Medical Center

Lekeyah Wilson, MD
Rochester Regional Health

Kathy Parrinello
University of Rochester Medical Center

Doug Stewart
Rochester Regional Health

Jennifer Tillou
University of Rochester Medical Center

Lisa Harris
Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield

Caroline Nestro, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Clint Morrison, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Cynthia Christy, MD
Rochester Regional Health

Cynthia TenHoppen, NP
University of Rochester Medical Center

Dan Grace, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

David Korones, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Eva Pressman
University of Rochester Medical Center

Jennifer Aquiline, LMSW
University of Rochester Medical Center

Loralei Thornberg, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Mary Carey, RN, PhD
UR School of Nursing

Marcy Mulconry, MD
Rochester Regional Health

Mary Dombovy, MD
Rochester Regional Health

Michael Scharf, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Pat Brophy, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Patricia Corbett-Dick, NP
University of Rochester Medical Center

Regina Cable, NP
University of Rochester Medical Center

Suzie Mulin, MD
Rochester Regional Health

Wendy Lane, CCLS
University of Rochester Medical Center