Leadership Council

Leadership Council Members believe in growing the awareness, exposure, and support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island.  Their commitment to the mission, fundraising events, and recruitment are an essential part of our success.

If you are interested in learning more or getting involved, please contact events@bbbsli.org.

Phil Andrews


Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Marcela Pinzon

Founder and CEO

The Fashionable Stylista

Pedro Contreras


LaMarco, Baron, Orbuch & Co., LLP

Christy ‘Dru’ Drusynski, CISSP, GCIH

Senior Advisory Solution Architect

Risk Solutions at ServiceNow

Tom Fazio

Senior Vice President

MerchantPro Express, LLP

Dean Highland

Business Managing Director

Webster Bank

Joseph Hoenigmann

Co-Founder & Shareholder

Cohen, Hoenigmann & Badolato, CPA’s PC

Lauren Makofske

Vice President, Proprietary Brands

Marchon Eyewear

Shane Parouse, ChFC

Wealth Management Advisor

Shelter Rock Wealth Management, LLC.

Ryan Rizzo

Senior Managing Director

Merus Global Investments

Amy Spiros

Executive Vice President

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Marlon Taylor

Vice President

New York & Atlantic Railway

Dan Zlotnick


Katz Zlotnick & Associates/ Applied Pension Services, LLC

Brian Delp

President – Sales & Global Licensing (North America)

Himatsingka Group

Larry Golus

Vice President

Hart Agency Inc.

Kimberly Jerideau

Labor Ambassador

Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs

Rob Mantegazza

Risk Management Consultant

Allianz Trade

Jessica Rivera


JR Coaching & Consulting

Vincent Accardi

Member Success Specialist

Island Federal

Ann Wirry 

Senior Relationship Manager 

Bank of America

Robert C. Ward, ChFC®, CPFA™

Resident Director / Vice President

Merrill a Bank of America Company

Greg Parisi

Senior Project Manager

GNP Branded Gear

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