Leadership

Officers

President

Silvana Malpelli (Tarrytown) is a retired real estate professional with 25 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, sales, relocation, and corporate sales.

 

Vice President

Wendy Samuelson (Hartsdale) is a retired nonprofit consultant specializing in fund raising events.  Her clients included Westchester Community College Foundation, My Sister’s Place, and Let’s Get Ready. 

 

Treasurer

Isiaka (Isaac) Guobadia (White Plains) works in real estate sales for ERA Realty Services.  He was formerly a banker with American Home Mortgage and the United Bank for Africa.

Directors

Helaine Hertzlich (Hartsdale) is an accomplished health care professional with extensive experience in the clinical, management, research, and education arenas.

 

Robyn Fishman Kerner (Irvington) has 25 years of experience as a marketing, management, education, and education technology professional.

Dillon Floughton (Scarsdale) is an Associate Analyst in Moody’s Life & Mortgage Insurance Group.  Prior to joining Moody’s Dillon served in the U.S. Armey as an Enlisted infantryman and he continues to serve in a reserve capacity with the NY National Guard.

Joanna Maguire (Hartsdale) has 15 years of experience as a marketing professional in the CPG & Consumer Products industries. She has been a resident of Hartsdale since 2017.
 

Raquel Murphy (Hartsdale) is Vice President at HUB International Northeast, providing integrated insurance solutions to businesses and Individuals.  She has been a resident of Hartsdale since 2005 along with her husband, Derek and teenage daughter, Reece.

Ex-Officio

Hope Heyman (White Plains) is an award-winning media relations specialist.  She is the current President of the Board for the Library’s Board of Trustees.

 

John Sexton is the Director of the Greenburgh Public Library.

Advisory Council

Richard Barber is the Managing Partner of LH Frishkoff & Company LLP, an accounting firm with office in New York City and Westchester County.

 

Joseph DiRago is a completion coach at Westchester Community College, working with students to coach them to degree attainment. 

 

Sean Hanagan, a Partner in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis LLP, has practiced in the field of immigration law for 20 years, specializing in corporate immigration issues.

 

Philip Holt is an award-winning photographer whose international photography practice (Mad Shots Photography) specializes in portraits, advertising, and architecture.

 

James Lasser has had three careers: investment banker, computer consultant, and finally and most fulfilling, as a community volunteer.

 

Barbara Z. Monohan served in county and state government for more than 30 years, most recently as the Chair and CEO of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission.

 

Rick Rakow is the President and CEO of Rakow Commercial Realty Group and has 30 years of experience in the industry. 

 

Stephen V. Reitano is President of Sprague Associates, LLC, which offers strategic management consulting services.

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