The Community Was Well Represented in Business First Annual List of High Ranking Women in Western New York. Included among the Business First 2018 “Power 125 Women,” the newspaper’s fourth annual list of high-ranking women in Western New York, were twelve African Americans in positions of leadership. Congratulations to:
•LaVonne Ansari, CEO and Executive Director of Community Health Center of Buffalo Inc.
•Al-Nisa Banks. Editor/Publisher and Owner of The Challenger Community News
•Sheila Brown, CEO Vision Multi Media Group LLC, Owner WUFO Mix 1080AM and Power 96.5 FM Radio
•Catherine Collins, Member, 8th Judicial District New York State Board of Regents
• Katherine Conway Turner, President, SUNY Buffalo State College
•Pionne Corbin, Regional Vice President GEICO
•Felisha Legette-Jack, Head Coach, University at Buffalo Bulls Women’s Basketball Team
•Brenda McDuffie, President and CEO Buffalo Urban League, Chairman Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA)
•Barbara Seals Nevergold, President, Member-at-Large, Board of Education, Buffalo Public Schools
•Jennifer Parker, CEO Jackson Parker Communications LLC
•Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Assembly Member NYS Assembly 141st District; Chair Committee on Governmental Operations, NYS Legislative Women’s Caucus
•Rhonda Ricks, President and CEO R+A+R Development
The listing appeared in the July 27 edition of Buffalo Business First.
*Featured Photo is Pure Power 1st row (L-R), LaVonne Ansari,Crystal Peoples-Stokes,Sheila Brown, Catherine Collins,Pionne Corbin, Katherine Conway Turner. 2nd row Al-Nisa Banks, Barbara Seals Nevergold, Felisha Legette-Jack, Rhonda Ricks,, Jennifer Parker, Brenda McDuffie.