Officers

President: Pierluigi Cipollone
Vice President: Peter Casey
Treasurer: Mary Valle
Secretary: Jay Sackett

Directors

Lori Aratari – UMMC Foundation, Executive Director
Wesley Bedford – M&T Bank, branch manger
Peter Casey – Delplato and Casey Law
Pierluigi Cipollone – past City Councilman, small business owner
Kevin DeMars – Thermory USA, owner
Kathy Ferrera – Batavia’s Original, resigned February 2018
Jason Molino – City of Batavia Manager, Ex-Officio Member, resigned January 2018
Matthew Worth, Interim City Manager, Ex-Officio Member, February 2018
Steve Pies – Max Pies Furniture, 4th generation small business owner
Jay Sackett – Merrill Lynch
Barb Shine – Entrepreneur & retired teacher
Mary Valle – Valle Jewelers, 2nd generation small business owner

BDC Members/Advisors
Ramon Chaya – Community advocate and retired GCC Director
Susie Boyce – Lawley Genesee Insurance
Jonathan Tretter – Freed Maxick
Chris Fix – former City Councilwoman

Staff
Julie Pacatte – Director/Economic Developer

jpacatte@bataviadevelopmentcorp.org

Audit/Finance Committee:
Mary Valle, Ramon Chaya, Pierluigi Cipollone

Governance Committee:
Peter Casey, Pierluigi Cipollone, Ramon Chaya

Marketing Committee:
Susie Boyce, Kathy Ferrara, Mary Valle, Chris Fix

Real Estate Committee:
Peter Casey, Ramon Chaya, Jay Sackett, Pierluigi Cipollone

Small Business Committee:
Steve Pies, Barb Shine, Jonathan Tretter, Lori Aratari, Wesley Bedford, Kevin DeMars, Beth Kemp, Ryan White, Michael Messerly