Board of Directors

Frank H. Suits, Jr., Chairman

Frank H. Suits, Jr. is a life-long resident of the Cortland area. He currently resides in Cortland, New York with his wife, Theresa. They have three children; Frank III, Peter and Emily. In 1982, Mr. Suits earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University... Read More

Kevin Albert, Director

Kevin Albert has been a Senior Partner of Pantheon and a member of Partnership Board from 2010 until his retirement in 2019. At Pantheon he was the Global Head of Business Development, responsible for all of the firm’s capital raising, product development and evaluation of acquisition activities... Read More

Kenneth W. Bond, Director

Kenneth Bond has 35 years of experience as transaction counsel involving infrastructure and project finance including economic and industrial development, public utility, privatization of public facilities and public purpose facilities... Read More

Bob Confer, Director

Bob Confer is the president of Confer Plastics, a third-generation manufacturer that employs 170 people in facilities in North Tonawanda and Niagara Falls... Read More

Peter C. Hein, Director

Peter Hein has argued cases before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Seventh and Ninth Circuits, and the New York appellate courts. He is Of Counsel in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Read More

Anita MacDougall, Treasurer

Anita MacDougall is president of AHMAC Associates, a consulting firm focusing on helping clients use technology, such as designing and implementing training strategies and automated management/executive information systems... Read More

Sheridan (Sherry) C. Biggs, In Memoriam

The founding chairman of the Empire Center was a no-nonsense numbers-cruncher—a Price Waterhouse partner during much of that firm’s “Big Eight” heyday, from the early 1960s through the early ’90s. An executive with broad and deep experience, he always remained a proud New Yorker. Read More