Food Bank adds business leaders to board

By Bill Heltzel

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The Food Bank for Westchester has added seven business leaders to its board of directors.

The new directors include:

  • Anne Colucci of White Plains, internal auditor for Affinity Federal Credit Union in New Jersey.
  • Jean Marie Connolly of Croton-on-Hudson, senior director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management.
  • Jeanne Fogel of Rye, vice president of Westchester Children’s Museum board of directors.
  • Douglas S. Ruttenberg of White Plains, partner at PKF O’Connor Davies accounting.
  • Scott Sherman of West Harrison, chief legal officer of Tiger Management LLC.
  • Daniel Singer of Briarcliff Manor, chief operating officer and co-president of Robison Oil.
  • Michael Wilson of Scarsdale, vice president of Wilson & Son Jewelers.

The Food Bank for Westchester delivered more than 6.3 million meals last year and provided food to about 200,000 Westchester residents.

It spent more than $12.7 million in the fiscal year ending June 2015, according to its annual tax return. Most of the expenses, $10.8 million, was spent on its emergency food distribution program.

It raised about $11.2 million from corporate and individual donations, government grants, fundraising events and noncash contributions such as food donated by supermarkets.

The nonprofit organization is based in Elmsford. It employs 42 people and uses more than 10,000 volunteers.


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Bill Heltzel
Bill Heltzel has covered criminal justice, courts, government and sports – as a beat reporter and investigative reporter – for daily newspapers in Florida, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He worked for Bloomberg LP in training and sales. He joined The Business Journal in 2016.