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Board of Directors

Jeff Schwartzberg

Chair

Jeff Schwartzberg is a Managing Principal of Premier Commercial Real Estate. He has been an active member of the Big Brothers Board of Directors since 2003.  He is a former Mayor and Chairman of the Zoning Board for the Village of Roslyn Estates, a former Chairman of the Big Brothers Board and a past President of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society (CIBS) of Long Island. He holds an MBA in Financial Management from Iona College and has an undergraduate degree from Queens College. A proud product of The Bronx, he currently lives on the water in Massapequa with his family, where he enjoys boating along Long Island’s beautiful Great South Bay.

Praveen Anumolu

Treasurer

Praveen Anumolu is Director of Engineering Services for ASR International Corporation, a worldwide management and technical support services company. From 2004 through 2016, he previously served as a volunteer big in the organization. Mr. Anumolu is a graduate of Cornell University with degrees in Geological Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineering. He lives in Smithtown with his family and stays active in the local community.

Michael Capilets

Michael Capilets is a Managing Director at SVAM International, Inc. responsible for strategic planning, market segment identification and evaluation, business strategy development and client negotiations. Additionally, he has overall responsibility for Marketing and Sales. Since joining SVAM in 2003, he and his team have significantly increased sales revenues making SVAM one of the fastest growing entities on the Island. He also serves as a leadership coach and mentor to high potential associates in SVAM’s Mentoring Program. Mr. Capilets joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2015 and resides in Smithtown with his wife Barbara and his son Michael Jr.

Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen is President of Cohen, Hoenigmann & Badolato, CPA’s PC. He joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2001. Having graduated from the CW Post School of Professional Accountancy, Mr. Cohen is a member of both the AICPA and NYS CPA society. He resides in Dix Hills with his wife, Patti, and has two grown children, David and Elizabeth.

Timothy Foley

Timothy M. Foley is a Senior Vice President and Senior Client Manager at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Commercial Bank, providing financial services to companies in the NY Metro area. Tim completed his undergraduate degree in Finance at LIU and earned dual MBAs from Columbia University and University of California at Berkeley. Tim has been actively involved with the organization since 2008 and is a member of NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Board of Regents and the Edward Smith Mineola Lions Club. Tim and his wife, Juliana, live in Garden City with their two sons, Timothy and Alexander, and two dogs.

Dan Greenburg

After selling one of the ‘500 Fastest Growing Companies in the United States’, according to Inc. 500, in 2002, Dan Greenburg is currently a semi-retired consultant helping businesses get to the next level. Mr. Greenburg joined the Big Brothers Big Sister Board of Directors in 2006. He graduated from Lehigh University and earned a law degree in 1974. Mr. Greenburg resides in Merrick.

Richard Grossi

Richard Grossi is the Chief Executive Officer at OpenLink, the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries serving over 600 clients with over 38,000 users worldwide.  Headquartered in Long Island, with offices around the world, OpenLink provides mission critical software to large Financial Services, Energy, Utilities and Diversified Corporations handling their trading, logistics, risk management and treasury needs. As CEO of OpenLink, Rich is responsible for leading day-to-day management and implementing and executing the company’s operational goals and long term strategy. Mr. Grossi joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2014 and resides in Melville with his wife and two children.

Scott Horowitz

Scott M. Horowitz is the President of Shore Line Insurance Agency, Inc. Mr. Horowitz is the chairman and founder of the Hamptons Offshore Invitational fishing tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island and served as the President of the Shinnecock Marlin and Tuna Club for 10 years. He earned his BA at Southampton College and is a United States Coast Guard Licensed Captain. Mr. Horowitz is currently an elected official serving as a Trustee for the Town of Southampton. Mr. Horowitz is also a graduate of the Suffolk County Police Academy. He resides in East Quogue with his wife, Pamela, and his two field-bred English Cockers, Lexi and Bracken.

Bert Lurch

Bert Lurch is Co-Founder and CEO of E Central Medical Management (ECM), a full-service medical billing and practice management firm. After graduating with a BS in management from SUNY Old Westbury, Bert began his career at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He co-founded ECM in 1999. Bert is active in the business and non-profit community, serving as president of the Health & Business Alliance, a consortium of healthcare, non-profit and business entities. He is co-chair of the Queens Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Committee and a member of the Long Island Elite (LIE). A father of two, he resides in Elmont.

Liz Meyers

Vice Chair

Liz Meyers is the Executive Vice President of Purchasing and Global Sourcing for Darby Dental Supply, LLC. She is responsible for domestic and international product sourcing, SKU optimization, inventory management, analyzing demand and buy-in opportunities, and maintaining vendor relations.

Michael Paley

Michael Paley is a travel agent at Pro Travel International. Mr. Paley joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 1984, and previously served as Chairman of the Board. He earned a B.A from Boston University in Business Administration and resides in Malverne with his wife Kathi.

Mike Quattrucci

Mike Quattrucci is Vice President of Sales at Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver high-performing technologies. Mike became involved with BBBSLI in 2017 and served on the President’s Council prior to joining the Board. He holds BA and MBA degrees from Hofstra University and resides in Smithtown, NY with his wife and two children.

Mike Quattrucci

Regina Schilling

Secretary

Regina Schilling works part-time as an Office Manager for Dr. Janine D. Kelly, at the Chiropractor’s North Bellmore practice.  She joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2012.  Ms. Schilling graduated with a BA from Molloy College.  She resides in West Islip with her husband, John and their two dogs.

Thomas Slome

Thomas Slome is a Partner at Cullen and Dykman LLP, a general practice commercial law firm in Garden City, NY. He specializes in the areas of bankruptcy, loan workouts and corporate finance. Mr. Slome is also Treasurer of the New York City Bar Association. He joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2012 and served as its Chair from 2015-17. He received a B.A in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law School. Mr. Slome resides in Montauk with his wife.

Kelly Stanley

Kelly Stanley is a therapist at Long Island Behavioral Medicine, P.C. located in Islandia and Long Island Mind & Body, P.C. located in Garden City. She joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2014. Having graduated from Hofstra University with an MBA and Fordham University with a Master of Social Work, Ms. Stanley is an LMSW, a member of the NASW and a Crisis Counselor at the Long Island Crisis Center. She resides in Rockville Centre with her husband, Michael, and has two grown children, Ryan and Kara.

John Talotta

John Talotta is a retired executive having spent more than 30 years with financial and international companies. Mr. Talotta became a Big Brother in 1973 and joined the Board of Directors in 1979. He is a graduate of Lehigh University with a degree in Business Administration and resides in Sea Cliff with his wife Dorothy.

Vic Verola

Vic Verola is President of Vicom Computer Services, Inc., one of the largest systems integrators in the Northeast. Vicom provides IT Infrastructure/cloud solutions, services and support to Enterprise organizations throughout the NY Metro region.  In addition,  Vicom offers fully managed IT services to small and emerging companies through it’s ProServ division.  A 25 plus year veteran of the Information Technology industry,  Mr Verola has worked in various positions in IT engineering, sales and executive management.  Mr. Verola joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 2017 and resides in South Huntington with his wife Lupita and three children Danielle, Vic Jr and Anthony.

E. David Woycik, Jr., Esq.

David Woycik is a partner of the law firm of Sanders, Sanders, Block, Woycik, Viener & Grossman, P.C. located in Mineola, New York. He joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Board of Directors in 1995. Mr. Woycik received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1977 and Juris Doctorate degree in 1980 from Hofstra University. Mr. Woycik is married to Carolyn Sanchez from Los Angeles and they reside in Garden City, New York.

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