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Board of Directors

We are grateful to the dedicated and caring individuals who volunteer their time, talent and treasure in support of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. The continued operation and growth of our organization depends on the hard work and commitment of our Board of Directors.

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunities available at LSHV with our Board of Directors, please contact Maureen A. Fox, Chief Development Officer at mfox@lshv.org or 914-949-1305 x160. A job description for LSHV’s Board of Directors can be viewed here.

Public Notice: Legal Services of the Hudson Valley will hold a virtual meeting of its Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. To attend, please contact LSHV at 914-949-1305 ext. 160.

Frances M. Pantaleo, ESQ.

President

Partner

Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP

Jane Sovern, ESQ.

Vice President

Member, Higher Education Practice Group

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

Sean Brady, CFP

Treasurer

Private Wealth Manager and Supervisor

Clarfeld Financial Advisors

Vicki Walcott-Edim, ESQ.

Secretary

Senior Managing Counsel, Global Employment Law

Mastercard

MEMBERS

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Paul Adler, ESQ.

Chief Strategy Officer, Rand Commercial

Charles S. Biener, ESQ.

Senior Counsel, Litigation, PepsiCo

Christopher R. Cabanillas, ESQ.

Founder and Principal, Cabanillas & Associates, P.C.

Alejandro Cruz, ESQ.

Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Corinna M. Carrillo

Kerri Foley

Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, ESQ.

Founding Partner, Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP

Richard Gluckselig, ESQ.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jonathan C. Harris, ESQ.

General Counsel and Secretary, MBIA Inc.

Erik Hass, ESQ.

Worldwide Vice President, Litigation, Johnson & Johnson

Tina Hwa Joe, ESQ.

Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Amber Jeunegens

Nelida Lara-Garduno, ESQ.

Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP

Sarmad M. Khojasteh, ESQ.

Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

David Owens

Alison J. Plenge, ESQ.

Senior Attorney, International Business Machines Corporation

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Jane Rembert-Wigfall

Nathalie Riobe-Taylor

Luis Rivera, ESQ.

Managing Director, Business Banking, Sterling National Bank

Evelicia Rodriguez

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Sidney S. Rosdeitcher, ESQ.

Of Counsel (retired partner), Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP

Kiara Taylor

Clifford S. Weber, ESQ.

General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer, PCSB Bank & PCSB Financial Corporation

Andrew Williams

Willie Wimbush

Russell M. Yankwitt, ESQ.

Founder and Managing Partner, Yankwitt LLP

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Officer Myra Loewenstein joined the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Finance & Administration team in 2012 as Assistant Director of Finance. Previously she served in a number of corporate finance and consulting roles, including both start-up and large corporations. Most notable is her experience in the publishing industry—Reader’s Digest & Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters). Her responsibilities included director positions in Finance and Reporting.

Myra has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.