BUDC Board of Directors 

Hon. Byron W. Brown - Mayor City of Buffalo (Chairman of the Board)

Trina Burruss - Vice President/Community Relationship Officer, Northwest Savings Bank (Citizen Member)

James Comerford - Commissioner, COB - Permit & Inspection Services (Ex-Officio)

Janique Curry (Citizen Member)

Dennis Elsenbeck - Head of Energy & Sustainability, Phillips Lytle, LLP (Citizen Member)

Mike Finn - Commissioner, COB Dept. of Public Works (Ex-Officio)

Darby Fishkin - CEO CBRE (Citizen Member)

Dottie Gallagher - President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Partnership (Ex-Officio)

Thomas Halligan - Business Manager, Local No. 6 (Citizen Member)

Thomas Hersey  - Commissioner, Erie County Dept. of Environment & Planning (Ex-Officio)

Thomas Kucharski - Executive Director, Invest Buffalo Niagara (Ex-Officio)

Amanda Mays - Regional Director, Empire State Development (Ex-Officio)

Brendan Mehaffy - Executive Director, COB Office of Strategic Planning (Ex-Officio)

Kimberley Minkel - Executive Director NFTA (Ex-Officio)

David Nasca - President & Executive Officer, Evans Bank (Citizen Member)

Dennis Penman - Owner Penman Development Partners, LLC (Citizen Member)

Hon. Darius Pridgen - Common Council President, City of Buffalo (Ex-Officio)

Craig Slater - Principal, Slater Law Firm (Citizen Member)

Maria Whyte - Deputy County Executive, Erie County (Ex-Officio)