Our Advisory Board
The WISE Women’s Business Center Advisory Board is a group of powerful, professional women in the Central New York
VISION: The WISE Women’s Business Center (WBC) seeks to significantly accelerate the pursuit of entrepreneurial opportunities by women from all walks of life both nascent and established in Upstate New York. A representative number of clients served by the WISE WBC must be socially and economically disadvantaged. The WISE WBC will provide assistance to women entrepreneurs in the areas of finance, management, marketing, and other areas defined in the annual Work Plan. The annual WISE Symposium will continue as the premier WISE event.
MISSION: Encouraging prosperity in women entrepreneurs through education, leadership and community outreach to resources.
Alexandra Condon, Willow Communications, Inc.
Alyse Holstein, hpg partners, llc
Berenice Bonilla, Bérica Agency for Purposeful Branding
Briana Wright, Hancock Law Offices
Carlene Lacey, National Grid
Gwen Webber-McLeod, Gwen Inc.
Joanne Lenweaver, WISE Women’s Business Center (ex officio)
Kathy Adams (Chair), Cognitif Consulting Group
Kim Townsend, Loretto
Laura Serway, Laci’s Tapas Bar
Lori McGee, Key Bank
Madelyn Hornstein, Dermody, Burke + Brown CPAs, LLC
MaryAnn Montforte, Whitman School of Management
MeShae Brooks-Rolling, Just the Basics Financial Literacy
Peggy Ogden, Peggy Ogden LLC
Pragya Murphy, Central New York Community Foundation
Rachael Stanton, U.S. Small Business Administration (ex officio)
Rina Corigliano-Hart, ONEGROUP
Tracy Hogarth, Blue Zaria
Wendy Meyerson, Natur-Tyme