Vice President, Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
Richard Asner, Regional Vice President, is an experienced executive in the automobile rental industry with over 20 years of experience at Enterprise Holdings. Currently, he oversees rental management in the Capital Region and Vermont and has been recognized for his work winning the company’s President's Award in 2014, 2015, and 2017 and recognized with the Exceptional Achievement Award in 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018.
Co-Founder, BARE Blends
Ann-Marie Berdar, the co-founder of BARE Blends, is not your typical entrepreneur. After earning a degree in Cell Molecular Biology and Chemistry she quickly realized that a career in a lab or clinical setting wasn’t her calling, despite having completed an internship at the Albert Einstein Institute and pursuing a Master of Nutrition with a focus on Biochemistry and Public Health. So, she decided to pivot and become a direct link between science-based nutrition theory and the consumer by creating products that facilitate healthy habits.
Operations Manager, UPS
Frank Koncewicz, Operations Manager, spent 37 years at UPS serving in many capacities, including business development, labor relations and negotiations, and running operations throughout the Northeast. He is deeply committed to United Way’s mission, having coordinated and administered volunteer efforts, fundraisers, community projects meals on wheels, and yearly fund drives in the Capital Region. He previously served on United Way of the Greater Capital Region’s Board of Directors from 2014-2020.
President, Enivronment One Corporation
Eric LaCoppola, President of Environment One Corporation has over 20 years of experience in technical and operational roles in the manufacturing sector has been instrumental in managing the day-to-day operations in Environment One’s Sewer Systems Business. Since being named president in 2013, he’s led and grown high-quality operations in the sector. He previously served on United Way of the Greater Capital Region’s Board of Directors from 2014-2020.
Men's Basketball Head Coach, Siena College
Carmen Maciareiello, Men’s Basketball Head Coach, has taken an active approach in giving back to the Capital Region since being named head coach in 2019. Under his leadership, the Siena men’s basketball program has made it a priority to volunteer and assist young people in the Capital Region. He also helped create Coaches 4 Change an organization that engages, educates, empowers, and evolves the collegiate student-athlete on the issues of social injustice, systemic racism, and the power of voting in the endless pursuit of equality
Professional Social Worker, MVP Health Care
Romel Wilson, a professional social worker, has a long history of working in community engagement, public engagement, and program development. He became a Licensed Master Social Worker in 2017 and for the past two years he’s been a professional social worker at MVP Health Care in a member-facing role where among his many duties, he participates in community engagement meetings and provides insight into emerging trends and services