Board of Directors
Rosemary Carlough, now retired, was the Vice President of Marketing for the AMACOM books division of the American Management Association (AMA). She spent her career in publishing, first in the AMA Periodicals Division, of which she was publisher when it was shut down in 2000. At the time of the closing she negotiated the sale of three publications to other companies, ensuring their ongoing existence. She then moved to the AMACOM book division of AMA, where she has overseen their growth in digital content distribution. She was a pioneer in licensing book content to databases and in working on efficient ways to distribute and sell eBooks. She has overseen the project management for new distributions systems of both print and eBooks.
As a member of St. John’s in Pleasantville she has been the A-HOME Coalition member for the past four years. She has also served as head of the Outreach Committee at St. Johns, coordinated clothing donations for the Midnight Run, and was a member of the search committee for a new minister in 2011. When her children were in school she served as the Co-President of the Pleasantville Community Scholarship Fund. She received a B.A. in English from Newton College and an M.B.A from Boston University.
Eric Williamson is Director, Asset Risk Management in the Investments Risk group of Genworth Financial, Inc., which operates life insurance and mortgage insurance companies in the U.S. and international markets. Prior to Genworth, Eric worked on structured finance and other product types as a Senior Managing Director at Kroll Bond Ratings from 2010-2013. From 2005-2010 he was head of credit research within the investment management business of MBIA Inc. Previously, Eric worked in a variety of business and risk management positions in the financial guaranty industry, at CapMAC from 1990-1998 and at MBIA from 1998-2005. Eric started his career at Standard & Poor’s where he worked in the mortgage-backed securities group from 1986-1990. Throughout his work in financial services, Eric has gained significant experience in single-family and multi-family housing finance. Eric has a B.A. in American Studies and an MBA from Lehigh University. He is a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Pleasantville, NY, and has been active as a parent with his local Boy Scout troop and Dad’s Club baseball teams.
Former Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, ITT, Inc. and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Arch Chemicals, Inc.
Experienced in accounting, tax and financial reporting, acquisitions/dispositions, investor relations, capital markets, financial planning and analysis, pensions and investments and executive compensation.
Steven also volunteers on the Ursuline School Finance Committee; the Holy Name of Jesus CYO Board of Directors, Kensico Little League and Blythedale Children’s Hospital.
Elisa Singer is the Co-owner/Chief Operating Officer of T-square Design Consultants. Elisa runs the day-to-day operations overseeing client development and financial requirements. Previously, Elisa served three terms on the Board of the New Rochelle Municipal Housing authority, responsible for oversight of a portfolio of public housing, Section 8, and RAD units serving 800 families. She oversaw the successful completion of Phases I and II of the redevelopment of the Hartley Houses complex utilizing low-income housing tax credit financing.
Pat’s career has been focused on long term care of elders in home care, day care, nursing and rehabilitation centers, and independent living in the not-for-profit, faith based arena. She is currently President and CEO of Cabrini Eldercare which encompasses all of these services between Manhattan and Dobbs Ferry as well as an immigrant welcome center in Dobbs Ferry. Her experience includes the development and oversight of two low-income housing projects funded by HUD and a major modernization project.
Gary Kris is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years experience developing and executing growth and finance strategies in medical products, consumer goods, industrial equipment, and information technology industries . Gary has founded, operated, grown and sold two businesses involved in medical devices and industrial products. Prior to his entrepreneurial activities, Gary supported the development and growth of a number of large businesses as a management consultant. He also brings a depth of finance experience driving mergers and acquisitions at Pepsico and as an investment banker before that. Gary holds a bachelors degree in accounting and finance from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Gary is actively involved in a number of non-profit organizations including Legal Services of Hudson Valley, Northeast Stem Starter Academy, Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau and MyMoney.org.
The Reverend Merle D. McJunkin has served as Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church since 2015. During his tenure, new ministry initiatives, missions & ministries activities and teaching & training courses have been implemented. Antioch’s membership continues to increase. The church has retired its mortgage and its nearly $4 million Affordable Housing Project was completed in fall 2017. Prior to his ministry with Antioch, Pastor McJunkin served as the Assistant Pastor/Minister of Christian Education of Grace Baptist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia, PA. In this position he served as staff to 24 educational and 7 mission ministries (representing: home missions, global missions, prison ministry, women’s ministry, ministry with the homeless, ministry with those impacted by HIV/AIDS and evangelism).
Prior to his work with Grace Baptist, Rev. McJunkin served as pastor of the East Glenville United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Ohio and Pastor for Program and Christian Education of the Asbury First United Methodist Church in Rochester, New York.
Born into a church-planting family in Cleveland, Ohio Rev. McJunkin is a graduate of Ohio University (BA) and Colgate Rochester Bexley Hall Crozer Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Since accepting his call to ministry 29 years ago, Rev. McJunkin has served in a variety of ministry settings including work with rural, university, inner-city and metropolitan congregations. Church Growth consultant, Science teacher, Seminary Biblical Greek instructor, and Youth Minister are but a few of the ministry positions he has held.
Pastor McJunkin delights in watching the Holy Spirit transform lives through the many ministries of the church, especially Christian education. His greatest joy is being the father of Shayla Marie, an undergraduate student at Simmons University in Boston, MA (formerly Simmons College). His greatest honor is being the loving husband of Karla R. Jackson McJunkin, BSEE, MBA.
Andrew Musci works in the accounting industry for PKF OConnor Davies LLP. He has supervised and trained auditing personnel created procedures to improve efficiency and developed budgets and annual audit reports.
Andrew graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Accounting & Information Systems. He also spends time volunteering rehabbing houses through his church.
Andrea Olstein is a real estate professional working in residential and commercial development. Her company, Olstein Real Estate Services provides project management, asset management, and owner’s representative services to developers, property owners, and not-for-profits.
Andrea is also co-founder and chief operating officer of Leverage Media LLC, a corporate communications and content marketing firm providing services to professional services companies, B2B entities, and associations.
Andrea has over 25 years of experience working on real estate projects in the private, public, not-for-profit, and institutional sectors in New York City, Westchester County, and the East Coast. Andrea has worked for private New York City developers; HSBC/Marine Midland Bank; New York City’s Department of Housing, Preservation and Development and the Office of Economic Development, as well as not-for-profits, including the Children’s Oncology Society of NY/Ronald McDonald House.
Andrea is a member of Westchester Women’s Agenda, has worked with the Hastings-on-Hudson Waterfront Planning Conferences, and is an associate of the Center for Creative Land Recycling. She is a member of the Social Action Committee of Woodlands Community Temple. Her appointment to the Westchester County Housing Opportunity Commission is pending.
Andrea is a Westchester native, having grown up in Yonkers. She holds a Master of Urban Planning degree from CUNY/Hunter College and a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from George Washington University. Andrea also received training through Pace University, Land Use Law Center.
Andrea lives in Hastings-on-Hudson with her husband Michael Winkleman and their three millennial children. Andrea enjoys walking on the Aqueduct, gardening, and cooking.
Charles Schiller is an attorney in private practice throughout Westchester for over forty years. He has served on two Boards of Directors for about twenty years each. One was a housing cooperative, and the other was a synagogue. Charles is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice in Virginia, and the federal district courts for the Southern and Eastern districts of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.