EPIC Welcomes New Board Member

EPIC - Every Person Influences Children has inducted the following member to its 2018-2019 Board of Directors:

Craig Spencer is a Director of Sales at Rich Products Corporation where he leads the Non-Commercial business for the U.S. Foodservice division. He is responsible for the development and execution of the segment strategy, and delivering strong financial results for the division. Since Craig joined Rich's in 2013, he has held various marketing roles including most recently leading their Customer and Segment Marketing efforts.

Prior to Rich's, Craig spent the previous 15 years working in a number of marketing and advertising leadership roles for some of the world's largest CPG brands, including Fisher-Price, Mattel, and The Walt Disney Company. From this experience, Craig truly knows how to build business through strong collaborative customer relationships.

When Craig isn't working, he enjoys spending time reading, traveling, and golfing with his family. He also enjoys volunteering and giving back to the community.  Craig holds an MBA in Marketing and Management Science from St. Bonaventure University.

In addition to the new members, EPIC's Board of Directors also includes:


Chair - Dr. Pamela Johnson - Ready to Learn at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Vice-Chair  - Mr. Fred Zwierlein, CPA - Freed Maxick & Battaglia, CPA

Treasurer - Mrs. Melissa Biersbach, CPA - Local Edge

Secretary - Mr. Sam Costa, - Baillie Lumber


Brian Baker - Delaware North 

Dr. Valerie Cooley - Retired Educator

Mrs. Nina Heard - General Motors

Mr. Stephen Jepson - Evans Bank

Mr. Sean Keenan - Walsh Duffield

Mrs. Maureen Lehsten, CPA - Hospice Buffalo

Mr. John Murphy - Buffalo Bills

Mr. Brian Rochford - KeyBank

Mr. Stephen Yonaty, Esq. - Cannon Heyman & Weiss LLP

Ex-officio Members:

Ms. Sandra Rifkin