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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Wayne Gosnell

Wayne Gosnell

Partner
Clayman & Rosenberg LLP

Wayne is a partner at Clayman & Rosenberg LLP, where he litigates complex, high-stakes white collar criminal and civil cases in federal and New York state courts.  In addition to his board membership at the Child Care Council of Westchester, Wayne is a member of the American Inns of Court at the Federal Bar Council, the Criminal Advocacy Committee of the New York City Bar, and the New York Council of Defense Lawyers.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Samantha Vecchiolla

Samantha Vecchiolla

Real Estate Agent
William Raveis

Sami Vecchiolla, better known as Sami Sunshine, is a Realtor in Westchester NY and also part of the Regional Leadership for Master Networks Inc, a local business networking organization. Sami is a motivated Self Starter with an Engaging personality and a passion to help others, she demonstrates this by leading her conversations with “how can I support you?” and follows through with being a woman of her word. Whether buying or selling a home, her clients can expect knowledge of the local market, personalized attention, unique marketing strategies and dedication to their needs. Her clients describe her as attentive, honest, resourceful, and supportive.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Nidhi Kissoon

Nidhi Kissoon

Intellectual Property Counsel
Entegris, Inc.

Nidhi Kissoon is Intellectual Property Counsel at Entegris Inc. She is an attorney since 2013 who counsels her clients in all aspects of patents, trademarks, copyrights, mergers & acquisitions, and patent litigation. Nidhi received a bachelors of science in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and has a Juris Doctorate from Pace Law School. Nidhi has a toddler son that is in the Westchester child care system. As such, she is delighted to be member of the Board of the Child Care Council of Westchester.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Nicholas Pirrotta

Nicholas Pirrotta

Sales Operations Leader for IBM/Red Hat Go-To-Market Synergy
IBM

Nick joined the Child Care Council of Westchester Board in 2016.  He is a Managing Director and Private Wealth Advisor with Clarfeld Citizens Private Wealth. Nick is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) who handles all aspects of personal financial planning, estate planning, and investment services for high net worth individuals and for senior corporate executives in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Nick is also a member of the board of The Mental Health Association of Westchester County. Along with his wife, two children and their dog Basil, he lives in Westchester County, N.Y. He loves spending time with his family, and he loves playing bass guitar in a band with his uncle - almost as much!

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Modupe Otelaja

Modupe Otelaja

Sales Operations Leader
IBM

Modupe Otelaja has over 10 years of experience in the technology industry, developing and executing strategic initiatives as a strategy consultant, project management and business analyst. She is currently a Sales Operations Leader for IBM/Red Hat Go-To-Market Synergy at IBM.

Modupe proudly serves on the Board of Directors for the Child Care Council of Westchester and is the co-chair of the Nomination/Board Development Committee. In the past, she has volunteered her time as a tutor for the Jewish Child Care Association and as a mentor Girls Who Code. She holds an MBA from NYU and degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University College London and the University of Pennsylvania. Modupe and her husband live in Westchester, NY with their two young sons.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Jeff Samuelson

Jeff Samuelson

Retired Senior Business Executive

Jeff Samuelson's business career spans 46 years, having held senior leadership positions with IBM (25 years), his own consulting practice (6 years) and PwC (15 years). In addition, he has held leadership positions with several non-profit organizations in Westchester, including Scarsdale School Board (6 years) and the CCCW (12+ years). A grandfather of three, Jeff and his wife, Wendy, enjoy spending time with family and working on their "bucket list."

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Eric Pasinkoff

Eric Pasinkoff

Treasurer
Principal
Law Offices of Eric Michael Pasinkoff

Eric Pasinkoff is an attorney with over 40 years general civil practice experience. He has been in his own practice since 1985. Eric has represented and is familiar with the needs of a wide range of individual and business clients, including not-for-profit corporations. He volunteers and donates his time and services to the community and as a board member of several non-profit organizations. Eric is married with two children and three grandchildren and is a long time Westchester resident.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Emily Koelsch

Emily Koelsch

Vice President
General Pediatrics
BCHP

Emily Koelsch, MD has been a pediatrician with Pediatrics of Sleepy Hollow, a division of BCHP, since July 2009. Thru her work with BCHP, she also provides patient services at Green Chimneys School in Patterson, NY which is a Residential Treatment Center for children with disabilities who engage in animal therapy as well as attend school and live on campus. She precepts first year and third year medical students in her primary office. Emily joined the Board of the CCCW this past summer, and is also active with the Increase Miller Elementary School PTO and Religious Education with St. Mary's church in Katonah, NY.

Emily has three children who also keep her busy - they are Will (11Y), AJ (7Y) and Beatrice (4Y). She attended college at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN and medical school at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, OH.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Danielly Ortiz

Danielly Ortiz

Director of Development & Communications
Garra

Danielly is a Brazilian journalist and filmmaker, passionate about social causes and storytelling.

In Brazil, she hosted a TV show for four years. After that, she was a teacher at a nonprofit organization that helped children who were victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, where she created a learning method that used communication tools as a way to express and heal trauma.

Danielly studied and specialized in Management of Policies, Projects, and Social Programs to understand how to solve the social problems that surrounded her in her country. Now in the United States, she is working at Garra, a non-profit organization that aims to increase the economic and political power of Brazilian immigrant women living in New York City.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Christie Noelle Krase

Christie Noelle Krase

President
Advocate

Christie Noelle Krase is passionate about early childhood education and care. She spends most of her time advocating for access to life-changing, high-quality early childhood experiences for all young children and for supporting funding for programs on local, state and federal levels. She currently serves as a Board Member on the Child Care Council of Westchester where she serves on the Public Policy Committee as well as a co-chair of the Nominating and Board Development Committee. She is also a Board Member for the Friends of Chappaqua Performing Arts Center.

Christie Noelle lives in Chappaqua, NY with her husband, Scott. She is a mother of four almost grown children and spends her free time traveling, swimming, cooking, reading, playing the cello and learning as many new things as possible every day. Her academic research efforts focus on the effects of high-quality early childhood care and education for rural communities and for children in poverty. She has a Master’s degree in Education Policy and Social Analysis, as well as a Master’s degree in Elementary Teaching and Curriculum from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her undergraduate degree was in Organizational Behavior and Marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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