Joanne co-founded ESC in 1995. Throughout the company’s history, she has held a variety positions and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Community Development. As a Buffalo born and bred company, ESC is committed to supporting and giving back to the Buffalo and Western New York community. Joanne oversees ESC’s community & charitable relationships, ensuring that they are impactful to WNY, meaningful to the ESC team and in line with ESC’s corporate values. She also coordinates ESC Customer Appreciation events and programs.
In addition to her role at ESC, Joanne’s commitment to WNY can be seen in her civic endeavors. Joanne has served on the UB Scholarship Gala Executive Committee and was the co-chair of the event in 2016. She’s co-chaired events and served on committees at Canisius High School, Albright Knox Art Gallery, and the March of Dimes, where she also served on the Board of Directors for many years. Her service at the March of Dimes culminated with her being awarded with their highest recognition, Volunteer of the Year, and was honored at their annual meeting in NYC. Joanne is also a Founding Trustee of the Charles D. & Mary A. Bauer Family Foundation and currently serves on the ArtPark Board of Directors. The combination of Joanne’s creativity, drive, and passion for the community make her a valuable member of ESC’s Executive Team.
Education: BS, Accounting, University at Buffalo
Experience: 30 years
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