board of directors


Villa of Hope’s Board of Directors is a dynamic group of community-minded professionals dedicated to making a difference. They generously share their expertise to drive fiscal responsibility, advocate for resources, and ensure quality programming. Their commitment to compassionate, trauma-responsive care helps to ensure our youth and their families develop skills for lasting success.


Ted Cordes

Ted Cordes - Board Chair
Managing Director
Delta Point Capital Management, LLC

Dawn DePerrior

Dawn DePerrior - Vice Chair
Vice President of Application Delivery
Constellation Brands




Don Barone, AAMS®, CRC® - Secretary
Vice President - Investment Officer
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC




Michael Amico

Michael Amico 
First Vice President - Wealth Management
Portfolio Manager
UBS Financial Services Inc.

Andrew Bodewes
Partner and Co-Founder
Park Grove Realty, LLC

Michael Burns
Director of Accounting & Payroll
Regional Transit Service

Chuck Caranci

Charles Caranci, Jr.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
LeChase Construction

Adam Chodak

Adam Chodak
Anchor and Managing Editor
News 8 WROC-TV

Dean Dennison

Dean Dennison
Middle School Math/Science Teacher
Greece Central School District, Olympia

Richard Downs

Richard Downs
Deputy Chief of Police
Greece Police Department

Carrie Fuller Spencer
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Strong Memorial Hospital


Elizabeth Galvano
Category Merchant
Wegmans Food Markets


 John Horvath John Horvath
Partner, Retired
Arthur Andersen and Co.
 Tanishia Johnson Tanishia Johnson
School Counselor - Grades 9/10
Rochester City School District

Ruth Levenkron
Manager for International Programs and Operations
University of Rochester

  Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  Richard Manca
Lean2 Business Consulting

Yimell Suarez Abreu
Associate Attorney
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

John Treahy
Treahy Consultation Services


Wynndy Turner Wynndy Tuner
Chief Human Resources Officer
United Way of Greater Rochester
 nicole vangorder-pratt
Nicole VanGorder
Chief Operating Officer
Upstate Special Needs Planning

David Vogt
Senior Treasury Operations Manager
Paychex, Inc.

Laurie Wiest
Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development
The Summit Federal Credit Union

Nancy Wilkes