Board of Regents
The Canisius College Board of Regents serves as an advisory group to the Canisius College president and Board of Trustees. The Board of Regents is made up of 36 members who are appointed to three-year terms.
Members for the 2017-2018 academic year include:
Annette M. Dispenza-Kajtoch ’88, MBA ’90, Chair of the Board of Regents, Senior Vice President, First Niagara Bank
Brian M. Murphy ’95, Vice Chair of the Board of Regents, Partner, Lawley Benefits Group LLC
Timothy P. Balkin ’81, Treasurer and Group Vice President, Moog Inc.
Catherine A. Bolz ’85, MBA ’89, Global Head of Benefits, Bloomberg LP
Salvatore M. Calandra ’80, MD, Cardiologist/Physician, Cardiology Group of WNY
Michael G. Christiano ’83, Owner, Left Bank Restaurant
Paul J. Cienki ’79, Vice President of Government Accounting and Compliance, Honeywell International
Vincent D. Clark ’97, Director of Development, University Library, Stony Brook University
John P. Comerford, Partner, Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC
Bonnie L. Cywinski ’87, Director, Toca Travel
Jack J. Dempsey, Jr. ’83, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Northwest Equity Partners
Elizabeth A. Edbauer ’87, Community Volunteer
Sebastian W. Fasanello ’85, Senior Financial Advisor & First Vice President, Merrill Lynch
Therese J. Fuerst ’96, President, Fuerst Consulting Corp.
Mary Perna Greenwald ’84, MBA ’96, CFP, Associate VP and Financial Advisor, Perna Greenwald Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
John J. Hurley ’78, President, Canisius College (Ex-officio)
Edward J. Kelley ’08, Management Consultant, Capco
Adam E. Kisailus ’97, MBA ’16, PhD, Asst. Dean for Internships and Education Outreach, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Edward W. McGrogan ’88, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, Discover Financial Services
Wendy L. Montante ’89, Community Volunteer
Susan L. O’Sullivan ’04, Vice President, Ingram Micro
Daniel S. Paolini ’07, Chief Executive Officer, NexxusPoint
Judith A. Perez Caro ’96, PhD, Director of Equity, Community and Inclusion, Georgetown University Law Center
James P. Schnell ’95, Partner, Mengel Metzger Barr & Company LLP
Timothy A. Sherry ’84, Executive Vice President, Gelia, Wells & Mohr, Inc.
Anthony B. Spada, Jr. ’80, MBA ’87 President & Chief Executive Officer, AAA of Western and Central New York
Scott L. Sroka ’94, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office/Department of Justice
Jeffrey F. Swiatek ’88, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
William C. Thuman ’73, CFP, Senior Vice President, Thuman Group, RBC Wealth Management
Stephen M. Ulrich ’88, Owner, Granite Spine LLC
David C. Wagner ’00, Senior Vice President, Roosevelt & Cross Inc.
Christopher X. Zarra ’90, Owner, Zarra Wealth Management