Buffalo Executives Association


The Buffalo Executives Association Board Of Directors

Thanks To Our Current & Past Board Of Directors, BEA Remains The Premier Business Executive Relationship Building Organization In Western New York – Since 1935


The 2022 BEA Board of Directors

Thank you to our 2022 Board of Directors for volunteering their time, business acumen, and hard work to keep BEA running smoothly and effectively:


President: Renee Parisi, Focus Occupational Services

Vice President: Tony Corigliano, @ Technology

Treasurer: Katie Papa, National Fire Adjustment Co., Inc.

Secretary: Lisa Felgemacher, Felgemacher Masonry & Chimney

Director: Bill Casale, Riverworks

We honor all those ‘Past Presidents’ who have served BEA Members over the years (* indicates a currently active BEA member company):


2019Reed Stevens* Ellicott Small Animal Hospital
2018John Bruno, Jr.* ComputerSearch Payroll Services
2017Theresa Winder* 1stFlash
2016Al Repertorio* Network Task Group
2015Barbara Oliver* Barbara Oliver Jewelry
2014Bob Schaefer, Jr* Robert Optical, Inc.
2013Laura Tirone* Huber Electric
2012Eric Page* Woodstream Nurseries
2011Martin Lougen* Lougen, Valenti, Bookbinder & Weintraub
2010Ed HansBuffalo Materials Handling
2009Mary Croglio* Hunt Real Estate Corp.
2008Marc ConnellyTown & Country Office Machines
2007Bruce FowlerFamily Chocolate Shoppe
2006Randy Markarian* Charles Markarian & Sons Markarian Rugs
2005Bruce EatonEaton Office Supply
2004John A Bruno* ComputerSearch Payroll Services
2003Thomas F Keenan* M&T Bank
2002William L HolcombHolcomb Associates, Inc.
2001David C DuchschererWendel Duchscherer Architects
2000Andrew P TerranovaDale Carnegie Training
1999G Brian Roberts* G.J. Roberts & Sons Funeral Homes Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Homes
1998George Eberl* Eberl Iron Works, Inc.
1997Mark LampartAmerican Household Moving & Storage Company
1996Victor A Marrale* Promotional Edge Advertising
1995Paul Billoni* Colvin Cleaners
1994Edward J McDermid Jr.Frontier Lumber
1993David T. ThillBeauty Pools, Inc.
1992Gerard J. FrankLeavers & Frank Inc.
1991Randell D LindgrenDover Elevator Company
1990Eugene P. Vukelic* Try-It Distributing Co., Inc.
1989William A SwitzerWells Fargo Alarm Services
1988Richard E. Page* Woodstream Nurseries
1987E.W. Dann StevensHiscock & Barclay LLP
1986C. Stuart Hunt* Hunt Real Estate
1985Michael Markarian* Charles Markarian & Sons
1984John E. Hoyt (Jack)Buffalo Photo Material Co., Inc
1983James J. LauxLaux Sporting Goods, Inc.
1982James F. TougheyJ. Burnham’s, Inc.
1981Ellis F. LittleExecutone Of Buffalo, Inc.
1980Robert S. BainBob Bain Chevrolet, Inc.
1979Larry MartinHiggins Erectors & Haulers, Inc.
1978Alvin J OberstDuchscherer Oberst Design
1977John A CashmoreArtcraft-Burrow Color Printers
1976David J. MetzgerMetzger Construction Co.
1975Frank M. KeaneJoseph Strauss Company, Inc.
1974James M. BensonMollenberg-Betz Machine Co.
1973Robert F. DowningDowning Container Service, Inc.
1972Elmer C. MiethanerWestern Savings Bank of Buffalo
1971James T. Clauss* Clauss & Company Inc.
1970I. Wayne RutterAmerican Household Storage
1969Donald J. HoppeNiagara Photo Engraving Co. Inc.
1968Minot H Ortolani* M & T Trust Co.
1967John L. HoelscherHoelscher’s, Inc.
1966John B. AllenCase Plumbing Supply, Inc.
1965John F. MoloneyMachwirth Bros. Co
1964Edward J. McDermid, Sr.Frontier Lumber
1963Donald J. AtkinsonThe Rumrill Company, Inc.
1962Phillip E. DuchschererDuchscherer Oberst Design
1961George R. TorgeWBEN, Inc. – Buffalo Evening News
1960Robert J. NagelEllicott Paint Co., Inc.
1959Eugene T. MurrayFrontier Linen Supply Co.
1958Clarence P. WachtelFerguson Electric Construction Co.
1957Charles P. RittlingThe Rittling Corp.
1956Allen P. SpauldingSpaulding-Yates, Inc.
1955James PattonHodge of Buffalo, Inc.
1954Chalres H. HeinlkeDenton, Cottier & Daniels, Inc.
1953Carlton P. CookeBuffalo Industrial Bank
1952John A. LockieBray Brothers, Inc.
1951Whitney T WalrathAcme Shale Brick Co., Inc.
1950Peter WardWard & Ward, Attorney
1949Edward J. SuorGulf Oil Corp.
1948Forrest G. ReadDexter P. Rumsey & Co., Inc.
1947Leon F. DusingDusing & Hunt, Inc.
1946Richard MollenbergMollenberg-Betz Machine Co.
1945Larry W. FetchThe Fetch Co.
1944George H. PearceHenrich Lumber Inc.
1943Whitworth FergusonFerguson Electric Construction Co.
1942Kenneth StrachanBaldwin, Bowers & Strachan Inc.
1941Robert TeallPlease contact us if you know this Co.
1940William D. RoesserJ.W. Clement Co.
1939Wilbur LytleMeech, Harmon, Lytle & Blackmore
1938Hamilton WardWard & Ward
1937William B. GriffinHedstrom-Spaulding, Inc.
1936Arthur G. MaddiganHygrade Oil & Fuel Corp.



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