Executive Board & Board of Directors

SCWBEC Board members are volunteers. We are a working board, who have the best interests of the organization always. The board is comprised of the Executive Board which provides leadership. The Directors work in a teams of 2 in specific areas to accomplish goals that we have set forth for the organization.

SCWBEC Board of Directors 2017-18

Executive Board

Lorraine Kimmey

Chairwoman
Lorraine has served 2 terms on the Board and has been a member of SCWBEC since 2005 and an avid supporter of SCWBEC through sponsorships. She is the one of many recipients of SCWBEC’s Sally Ann Slacke ...

Raffelina Cipriano

Vice Chair
Raffelina is an independent contractor with Primerica, the largest independent financial services marketing company in North America. She is actively involved with the “Women in Primerica” movement and hosts Financial Wellness workshops throughout her community. With these ...

Marie Cantone

Secretary
Marie Cantone is a mutli-faceted, highly results oriented doer who brings her passion for helping people to all of the different facets of her life. Her diverse background and deep experience in the disparate worlds of insurance ...

Peggiann McCoy

Treasurer
Peg McCoy is the President of Peggiann McCoy CPA, P.C.  She has over 25 years of progressive experience in providing quality accounting and tax services to closely held businesses.  In 1998 she began a full time endeavor ...

Michele Martin

Executive Board Advisor
With 35 years of experience in the Insurance Industry, Michele has the knowledge and expertise that helps her provide customers with an outstanding level of service. Her office has been a “Premier Service’ office for the past ...

Board Of Directors

Barb Herd

Co-Director of Membership
I started my career in the Human Resource field, working for a large advertising agency in NYC.  Fun job!  After being in that area for a few years, I segued into the training field, working as a ...

Jennifer Lavern

Co-Director of Public Relations
Jennifer Lavern is the President and CEO of AURAA UNLIMITED, an enhancement company which specializes in the transformation of individuals through inspired content. As a writer, blogger and dynamic public speaker, Jennifer creates and delivers content that ...

Jean Derespina

Co-Director of Public Relations
After over 30 years in corporate world, life-changing circumstances pointed Jean in a new direction. She rose to the challenge. In 2014, this driven boomerpreneuer founded The Marketing Gig. She drives client engagement by way of marketing ...

Ritima Sood

Co-Director of Public Relations
Ritima has always been passionate about solving problems, simplifying processes, and leveraging technology to streamline operations. As CEO of Artiems Software Solutions, she has taken this passion into the field of Information Technology. Ritima attributes Arteims’ success ...

Tamala Baldwin

Co-Director of Public Relations
If you ever notice someone randomly breaking out into a happy dance around the streets of New York City with a huge twinkle in her eye and a gigantic smile across her face, chances are you have ...

Lisa Albinowski

Co-Director of Sponsorship
Lisa held the SCWBEC Chairwoman position from 2013-2016 and has been an active Board Member since 2005. She continues to support the organization through Sponsorship.   Lisa brings many years of business and real estate experience to her ...

Stephanie Ethe

Co-Director of Sponsorship
Stephanie Ethe offers a variety of products that can help you meet a number of insurance and financial needs, including, but not limited to college funding, retirement, managing costs for extended periods of care and lifetime income ...

Betsy Maniotis

Co-Director of Operations
Betsy is the president of Betsy’s Baskets ~ specializing in custom gift baskets, bears, favors florals & home decor items for both corporate and personal use. Betsy’s Baskets was honored in 2013 to be placed in LinkedIn’s ...

Kathy Zadrozny

Co-Director of Operations
ZCI WOODWORKS is a family owned and operated Architectural Woodwork, Custom Cabinetry and Millwork manufacturer located in Islandia, Long Island of which Kathy is co-owner. Kathy has an extensive background in running businesses. After owning successful restaurants ...

Kathy Brennan

Co-Director of Professional Development
Kathleen is president of 360 Insurance Services since 2009. Kathy leads her business team in developing employees benefit strategies for their clients.  Kathy draws upon her experience of working with hundreds of businesses and numerous insurers to develop ...

Gina Motisi

Co-Director of Professional Development
Gina Motisi Photography is celebrating 36 years in business. It is a full service studio, photographing, All types of portraiture, events, products, and videography. She is passionate about her work and is grateful she is able to ...

Maggie Goldstein

Co-Director of Strategic Partnerships
Maggie Goldstein is the Founder of Gotham Career Institute. She also serves as Administrator and Vocational Director of the teaching facility which is dedicated to the best in healthcare training and education. Gotham Career Institute provides a ...