Directors

Keith Fisher (President) is a 1972 graduate of Hamburg High School and a graduate of Alfred University. Keith is President/CEO of The Fisher Group and has served on the foundation board since 2001 and since 2006 has been the President. He is currently President of the JESKAF Family Foundation, past President of the Niagara Business Associates and past Secretary of the Alfred Community Corporation.

Scott Obenshain (Vice President) is a 1980 Hamburg High School graduate. Graduated from Buffalo State with a B.S- Business Studies in 1984 and an MBA from Canisius College. Currently employed as an Oncology Sales Representative- Janssen Biotech.

Cheryl Lickfeld  (Treasurer)  is a 1985 Hamburg High School graduate and a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo School of Management where she received her B.S. and M.B.A.  Cheryl is owner of Optimal CFO Consulting and is Treasurer of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce.

 

Jeffrey Leyonmark (Secretary) is owner and principal of G. A. Leyonmark Insurance, a full service risk management firm specializing in property and casualty insurance. Jeff is a 1984 graduate of Hamburg High School and holds a B.S. from Cornell University. Jeff is currently active in many Hamburg civic, church and volunteer organizations.”

Andrew P. Fleming is a 1975 Hamburg High School graduate, a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo Law School and a 1979 graduate of Pace University where he received his B.A. cum laude. Andy is a member of Chiacchia & Fleming, L.L.P. also the Village Judge of the Village of Hamburg elected in 2006. Mr. Fleming is an active member of the Bar Association of Erie County, a charter member of the Hamburg Alumni Foundation Board of Directors, on the Board of Directors of the “Friends of St. Luke’s” Mission of Mercy, a Corporate Roundtable member for Buffalo City Mission, and an active participant with Churches in Action of Hamburg.

Rob Meissner is a Managing Partner of Cornerstone Capital Wealth Management. Rob is a 1984 Hamburg High School graduate and a graduate of Canisius College.

Roberta Bemiller is owner of RLB Coaching & Career Consulting, LLC which specializes in career and life transition services including resume writing and interview preparation. Roberta is a 1979 graduate of Hamburg High School and received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from SUNY Fredonia and her MBA with a concentration in Human Resources Management from UB. She is also a certified professional coach through the Coach Training Alliance. In addition to the Hamburg Alumni Foundation, Roberta also serves on the Board of Directors for the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce.

Todd Bemiller is a Vice President, Sr. Portfolio Manager for the Investment Group at M&T Bank and is a 1980 Hamburg High School Graduate. Todd received his bachelor’s degree in Business/Economics from Edinboro University and his designation as an Accredited Fiduciary Investment Manager (AFIM) from the Cannon Financial Institute. He is a member of the Hamburg Finance Academy Advisory Board and former Treasurer of the Hamburg Bulldog Alumni Association.

Chuck Kluckhohn is a 1977 Hamburg High School graduate, and a 1981 graduate of Colgate University. He is a principal in WNY Jobs Inc., and StepOutBuffalo.com.

Dave Richardson is a 1978 Hamburg High School graduate, a graduate of Middlebury College and an Administrative Vice President with M&T Bank.

Kenneth Kirst is a 1970 Hamburg High School graduate and a 1972 graduate of Alfred State College. He is executive vice president of Kirst Construction Inc. Serves on the Board of Directors of Evans Bank, and is chairman of the Trustees of the Hamburg United Methodist Church. He is a former vice president of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Hamburg Development Committee

Patricia ( Patti) Brunner Collins is a 1982 Hamburg High School graduate and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree In Nursing from SUNY Brockport. A former member of the Hamburg School Board who served in the capacity for three terms, she was honored by the Erie County Association of School Boards by being presented The Laura M. Burns Advocacy For Children Award in 2014. Active in the community, she formerly served on the Hamburg Industrial Development Agency and is currently a member of the Parent Child Connection, Hamburg Central PTSA, Hamburg Agricultural Society and Victims of Pan Am Flight 103.

Tricia A Carr is a 1981 graduate of Hamburg High School and a graduate from SUNY Buffalo State with a B.S. in Education/Mathematics in 1985 and a M.S. in education in 1989.  Currently employed as a Mathematics Teacher for the Frontier Central School District and as the Treasurer for the Frontier Central Teachers’ Association.