Relationship: Staff

Marnie Annese

Marnie Annese serves as senior program officer for the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. She joined the Health Foundation in 2018 as a program officer. Marnie is…

Gwen Baggs Ito

Gwen Baggs Ito, who joined the team in 2023, is proud to work for an organization that fights for the human right to live a healthy life. In her role…

Jordan Bellassai

Jordan joined the foundation in 2018 as Program Manager before being promoted to Program Officer in 2021. Jordan stewards the Health Foundation’s portfolio of programs related to older adults, with…

Coralie Brown

Coralie joined the Health Foundation as office manager in 2014, and served as the grants manager for six years prior to being promoted to grants officer in 2021.  As the…

Steve Copps

Steve came to the Health Foundation in 2015 as administrative assistant, and was promoted to office manager a few months later. Prior to joining the Foundation, Steve spent four years…

Roxanne Cuebas

Roxanne Cuebas joined the Health Foundation as a Program Manager in 2021. In this role, she assists in assessing incoming grant requests, develops recommendations, and presents promising proposals for funding…

Leslie Daniel

Leslie came to the Health Foundation in 2017 as our operations coordinator, and in 2018 was named executive assistant to the president. She brings with her more than 33 years…

Kenneth M. Genewick

Ken Genewick serves as vice president of programs for the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. He joined the Health Foundation in 2018 in the newly created role…

Kerry Jones Waring

Kerry Jones Waring joined the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York in 2019. In this role, Kerry oversees the strategy, management and implementation of all communications and public…

Kristen Luppino-Gholston

Kristen Luppino-Gholston joined the Health Foundation team as Program Officer in 2024. In this role, Ms. Luppino-Gholston identifies and stewards potential Health Foundation partners, assesses incoming grant requests, and develops…