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
Chief Operating Officer
Regional International

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

Dawn DePerrior

Nicole VanGorder - Secretary
Chief Operating Officer
Upstate Special Needs Planning




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Erick G. Bond, Sr.
Bond Benefits Consulting

Michael Amico

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

Andrew Bodewes on the Villa of Hope board

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

Michael Burns

Michael Burns
Director of Accounting & Payroll
Regional Transit Service

Charles Caranci, Jr.

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

Adam Chodak

Adam Chodak
Anchor and Managing Editor
News 8 WROC-TV

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Du’Wayne Caviness
Corporate Information Technology Manager
Caldwell Manufacturing Company

Dean Dennison

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

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Dawn DePerrior
Vice President of Application Delivery
Constellation Brands

Richard Downs

Richard Downs
Lexipol, LLC
Retired, Deputy Chief of Police
Greece Police Department

Carrie Fuller Spencer

Carrie Fuller Spencer
Director of Financial Services
Strong Memorial Hospital

Elizabeth Galvano

Elizabeth Galvano
Category Merchant
Wegmans Food Markets

John Horvath

John Horvath
Partner, Retired
Arthur Andersen and Co.

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John Loury
Cause + Effect Strategy and Marketing

Richard Manca on the Villa of Hope board

Richard Manca
Lean2 Business Consulting

Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, MD on the Villa of Hope Board

Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Gail Morelle
Vice President, Business Development
Christa Construction LLC

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Dawn Sullivan
Program Coordinator
Rochester Institute of Technology

John Treahy

John Treahy
Treahy Consultation Services

Wynndy Tuner

Wynndy Turner
Chief Human Resources Officer
United Way of Greater Rochester

 David Vogt


David Vogt
Senior Treasury Operations Manager
Paychex, Inc.

Laurie Wiest

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

Nancy Wilkes

Nancy Wilkes