With almost 15 years of experience in non-profit settings and 12 years of philanthropy experience, Cataldo is excited to have taken on this role. Previous to joining the Edwin J. Wadas Foundation, she served as the Director of Philanthropy for the Masonic Care Community.
Cataldo is a graduate of Remsen High School where she participated in youth sports. She went on to continue her education receiving a B.S. in Health Services from SUNY Cortland and M.S in Health Care Administration from D’Youville College.
She has received the Genesis 40 Under 40 Award and Community Service and Leadership Award from D’Youville College. She is also a graduate of Leadership Mohawk Valley. Cataldo is an active member of the community volunteering and has served on a number of boards and committees including the American Red Cross, Rescue Mission and the Utica Zoo.
Cataldo resides in Rome with her husband Pete,9 year-old Celia, 7 year-old twins Luca and Scarlett and two really cute dogs, Gus and Samson.
Board of Directors
John E. Short, Esq., President
Gregory A. Hamlin, Esq.
Erin M. Hamlin Hodge
Alfred J. Kupiec, Jr.
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