Peaceprints of WNY’s Executive Team

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Cindi McEachon, PPWNY Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Cindi joined the Peaceprints family as Executive Director in 2014.  She holds an undergraduate degree in Health & Human Services from the University at Buffalo, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Medaille College.  Prior to joining the Peaceprints Team, Cindi served as the Erie County Reentry Taskforce Coordinator immersing herself in the needs of both the providers and clients alike. Prior to serving as the ECRTF Coordinator, Cindi initiated her career in reentry serving as a Senior Job Developer for the Center for Employment Opportunities.

In addition to serving as PPWNY’s Executive Director, Cindi remains an active member of our community. Cindi is a member of Leadership Buffalo (class of 2016), the Erie County Reentry Taskforce, the Erie County Reentry Coalition, as well as a proud member of the Junior League of Buffalo, presently serving as the organizations president-elect, she also serves as a board of director for Homespace, LLC – an organization that empowers young mothers often exploited by our foster care system.

Cindi was recognized in 2015 as one of Buffalo’s Women Who Move the City honorees, and in 2016 Cindi was recognized both as an Athena Young Professional finalist as well as a Woman in Leadership by the Buffalo Chapter of NYS Women’s Inc.  In 2017,  Cindi was recognized by Lockport High School as a Distinguished Alumni as well as by Buffalo Business First as a 40 under 40 honoree.  Cindi most recently received the 2018 Junior League of Buffalo’s Presidents Award. 


2018 Board of Directors

Board Executive Team

CHAIR

Ryan Caster

Principal, Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.

VICE CHAIR

Dr. Rolanda Ward

Associate Professor of Social Work, Niagara University

TREASURER

Michael Noah 

Vice President Commercial Banking, Bank on Buffalo

SECRETARY

George Smilanich

Assistant Vice-President, M&T Bank

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Cindi McEachon

Members

James Bobseine

Associate, Phyllips Lytle

Juan Flores

Technician, Wittburn Enterprises, Inc.

Maryalice Demler

Anchor, WGRZ-TV

Liza Acanfora

Director, Ken-Ton’s Regional Education Center for Economic Development

Sibatu Khahaifa

Retired Superintendent, NYS Deptartment of Corrections

Christopher Costanzo

Vice President of Premium Seating, Pegula Sports & Entertainment

Jason Flores

Prevention & Reentry Coordinator, Department of Justice

Joseph Murphy

Relationship Manager-Vice President, Key Bank