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Leadership & Board Members

Vanderheyden President & CEO

Karen Carpenter Palumbo

Vanderheyden Leadership


Mary Beth Carman, Vice President of Operations

Lori Eason, Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

Russell Kuon, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Maura Psoinos, Vice President of Community Services

Vanderheyden Board of Directors

James Stone (Board Chair)
Affiliation: Independent Consultant

John Tauriello (Vice President)
Affiliation: Brown & Weinraub

James Faranda (Treasurer)
Affiliation: CapCom Federal Credit Union

Laura L. Dillon (Secretary)
Affiliation: NYS Department of Financial Services

Patrick Hughes (Past President)
Affiliation: Pioneer Bank

Michael V. Barrett
Affiliation: Barrett Associates

Deirdre Brodie
Affiliation: KPMG

Melissa Clement
Affiliation:  SMPR Title Agency, Inc.

David Fazioli
Affiliation: Rose & Kiernan, Inc.

Ruthanne Fennelly
Affiliation: Commission on Economic Opportunity

William Koester
Affiliation: Independent Consultant

John N. Morley, MD
Affiliation: Albany Medical College

Elaine Phelan
Affiliation: Siena College

Bethany R. Smith
Affiliation: Capital District Physicians Health Plan

John Sweeney
Affiliation: Private Attorney