About AQ

Board Members

2023-2024 Board of Trustees

The Aquinas Institute Board of Trustees oversees the operation of Aquinas Institute. The Board ensures and provides the spiritual tone and direction of Aquinas Institute consistent with the purposes and traditions of Roman Catholic educations. The Board of Trustees also has final responsibility to direct and manage the business affairs of Aquinas Institute.

Nicholas Dobbertin, CPA ’01, Chair
Genesee Regional Bank

Patrick O'Donnell '77, Vice Chair
IBM Corporation
Salvatore Guerrieri Jr. ’83, Treasurer
Canandaigua National Bank

James Brennan, CPA ’88
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Theresa Conroy Ross, Esq. P ’09, ‘16
Transcat, Inc.
Dr. Anthony Cook '99
Curriculum Associates

Dr. Jeannine Dingus-Eason ‘89
Rhode Island College
Fr. Paul English, CSB
University of St. Thomas
David C. Eustis
Aquinas Institute

Mario Fallone, Esq. ‘92, P ’25, ‘27, '29
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Edward Fiorentino ‘76
TerSera Therapeutics
Fr. John Huber, CSB ‘81
Basilian Network for Education and the New Evangelization
Dr. Megan Lasaponara ‘01
Unity Hospital  
John Majors ‘91
Brinshore Development, LLC
Theodore Mancini ’88, P ‘26
Ex Officio, Aquinas Institute
Sr. Mary Ann Mayer, SSJ
Sisters of Saint Joseph Congregation

Jeffrey Page '90
Ex Officio, Aquinas Institute

Robert Porretti, CPA ‘64
Ingrid Sangasy ’91, P ’23, ’25, ‘25
Ex-Officio, Aquinas Parents’ Association
Raymond Shea ‘66
Jacqueline Thomas, Esq. ‘85, P ’20, ‘22
Lacy Katzen LLP
Sr. Monica Weis, SSJ
Sisters of Saint Joseph Congregation
Fr. Robert Werth ‘63
Diocese of Rochester, St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Parish

2023-2024 Foundation Board

The Aquinas Institute Foundation serves as a philanthropic resource for the Aquinas Institute of Rochester. Established in 2001 as a non-profit and tax-exempt organization, the Foundation's primary mission is to help preserve and enhance excellence in secondary education by providing private financial support for programs and activities that strengthen Aquinas Institute and build an endowment for the future.

Paul Roland ’77, P ’06, Chair
President Owner, QCI Asset Management, Inc.
Patrick O’Donnell ‘77
Vice President, IBM Corporation
Brian McDermott ‘75
Senior Vice President, Northern Trust Wealth Management
Peter Noto, CFP® ‘81
Senior Vice President - Complex Manager, Wells Fargo Advisors
Robert Porretti ‘64
Chairman, EFPR Group, LLP
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