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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors includes dedicated and talented professionals and community-minded individuals committed to promoting Daystar’s mission to fill an unmet and critical need for community-based services to help children with complex health care needs learn, thrive and shine. Our efforts are focused on enriching the lives of Daystar Kids, strengthening and supporting their families, and building upon Daystar Kids highly reputable and innovative program model.

Michael F. Buckley, President

Partner, Boylan Code Attorneys at Law

Gabe Chodak

Relationship Manager,

Cobblestone Capital Advisors

Amber Foster, EdD

Executive Director of Space Planning & Real Estate, URMC

Lindsay Prichard Fox

Owner, BuildHappy

Mason Grower IV

Chief Investment Officer, Concorde Capital

Hamlin, Jesse.jfif

Jesse Hamlin

Corporate Communications Executive

Mike Hess

CEO, Waste Harmonics

Andrew Pluta

President, Select Fabricators, Inc.

Kathy H. Rideout, EdD, PPCNP-BC,


Dean Emerita and Professor of
Clinical Nursing and Pediatrics

URMC School of Nursing

Adam Smith

Vice President Corporate Services,

The Cabot Group

Beth Sutter, SSJ 

Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester

Michael Schwabl, Vice-President 

President, Dixon Schwabl Advertising, Inc. 

Stephen McCluski, Treasurer 

Retired CFO, Bausch & Lomb

Phil Castleberry, Secretary

VP University Advancement,

Rochester Institute of Technology

Katy DiMarco, Board Member Emerita

Special Education/Community Volunteer

Darcy Mucci, Board Member Emerita

Retired Educator/Community Volunteer

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