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New board members at Child Care Council of Westchester


The Child Care Council of Westchester in Scarsdale has announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors.

The members are:

Stephanie Ashmeade lives in Stamford and is the director of finance and administration at eScholar LLC in White Plains. She is active with youth organizations such as Pathfinders, Adventurers and the Girl Scouts. 

Joyce Cadesca, a resident of Valhalla, has corporate experience with companies such as General Mills, Citi, Microsoft and, currently, Morgan Stanley. She spent six years as the director of alumni services at the Beginning with Children Foundation.

Bryan Fryer of Pleasantville is a senior manager at Maier Markey & Justic LLP, a White Plains-based accounting firm. He was recognized as one of The Business Council of Westchester’s 40 under 40 “Rising Stars” for 2017.

Lola Gazivoda of Bedford is a senior relationship manager and vice president with M&T Bank in Westchester. She has more than a dozen years of business banking experience and held positions with Chase Bank and Capital One Bank.

Melissa Thornton of Greenburgh is chief executive officer of LSW Chauffeured Transportation. She spent 12 years working for Fortune 500 companies Phillip Morris, Pfizer Pharmaceutical and Barclays Capital.

“The five professionals who have joined our board of directors this summer are not only talented but exceptionally committed to the care and education of young children,” said CCCW’s Executive Director Kathy Halas.

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