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Lisa Clifford New Board Chair

Lisa Clifford
ALBANY, NEW YORK (Sept. 1, 2020) – Lisa M. Clifford is the new chair of the Make-A-Wish Northeast New York Board of Trustees, effective today. The former vice chair, elected to a two-year term at the Board’s recent annual meeting, replaces Sarah A. McKinney, who completed her tenure as chair and will stay on the board.

Robert Roemer was elected vice chair, while Jennifer M. Boll and David A. Druzynski were re-elected to the positions of treasurer and secretary, respectively.

Ms. Clifford is senior vice president and a family wealth strategist and wealth advisor with Key Private Bank, Capital Region. She is responsible for building investment management and trust relationships in the Capital Region as part of Key’s comprehensive wealth management services.

Ms. Clifford holds the Certified Private Wealth Advisor certification administered by the Investments & Wealth Institute® and the Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor® certification through the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors®. In addition to Make-A-Wish, she is vice president of Wildwood Foundation.

“As she completes her two-year tenure as board chair, Sarah A. McKinney deserves our gratitude for the passion and insight she has brought to the role,” Make-A-Wish Northeast New York CEO William C. Trigg, III, said. “We are fortunate that she will be retaining her seat on the Board of Trustees for one more term of service to the chapter.

“Lisa Clifford is an accomplished Key Private Bank executive whose business acumen, nonprofit board experience and generous commitment to the Make-A-Wish mission will ensure her success leading the Board of Trustees through August 2022.”

Mr. Roemer is CAP COM Federal Credit Union’s senior vice president of systems delivery and was very actively involved with building the credit union's new headquarters. He currently oversees the Information Technology Software Engineering, Quality Assurance and Project Management teams as well as the Administration and Facilities department.

In addition to supporting Make-A-Wish as a trustee, he has also attained wish granter status and is actively granting wishes along with his wife, Theresa. In prior roles, Mr. Roemer volunteered for Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County and the Albany Police Athletic League Board.

Ms. Boll is a member of the law firm Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC. She has extensive experience handling a broad array of corporate, tax and estate matters. Mr. Druzynski is vice president of People and Culture at DealerSocket, a leading provider of software for the automotive industry.

Sep 01, 2020

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