Foundation Leadership


Tom Golisano
B. Thomas Golisano, Chairman
Cenette Burdine
Cenette Burdine
Tom Clark
G. Thomas Clark
William Destler
William W. Destler, PhD
Phil DiPasquale
Philip J. DiPasquale
Charles Graham
Charles Graham
Steve Salluzzo
Steve Salluzzo
David Still
David Still
Mary Walsh Boatfield
Mary Walsh Boatfield

Executive Director -
Erica Dayton

Erica assumed leadership of the Foundation on June 5, 2023 succeeding Ann Costello.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Strategic Leadership from Roberts Wesleyan University, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, both from St. John Fisher University.

Erica has more than 13 years of experience in the non-profit and grant administration.

Prior to her promotion, Erica served as Grants Manager for the Golisano Foundation for four years.

Before joining the Foundation in 2019, Erica served for almost 14 years at the University of Rochester in various administrative positions, including Research Administrator and Grant Accountant.

Managing Director, Southwest Florida Operations and Bailey & Friends - Kaitlin (Graham) McNamara

Kaitlin (Graham) McNamara leads the grantmaking process in Southwest Florida that supports services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). She also processes grants and maintains relationships with animal welfare organizations in Western New York and Southwest Florida through the Foundation’s Bailey and Friends Fund.
Kaitlin joined the Foundation in 2019 as Program Officer for Bailey and Friends and coordinated the expansion of the B. Thomas Golisano Collection at the RIT Archives.
Prior to her work at the Foundation, Kaitlin was a Speech Language Pathologist in St. Louis, Missouri, and for Happiness House in Canandaigua, Geneva, and CP Rochester.

Contact Information

Erica Dayton
Executive Director
Golisano Foundation
7632 County Road 42
Victor, New York 14564-8906
(585) 340-1203 (Main)
(585) 419-9979 (Direct)

Kaitlin McNamara
Managing Director
Southwest Florida Operations and Bailey & Friends
(585) 332-1838

Christine Bouchard
Fishers Asset Management

Matthew Ray
Fishers Asset Management

Susan Pecor
Office Administrator
(585) 419-9900

Media Contacts

Dalmath Associates: (585) 586-6650

Jean Dalmath: (585) 755-6911
Amanda Antinore: (585)729-7533