Team Members

Holly Dutcher, Executive Director

Holly joined CURE in April 2014. She brings more than six years of accounting and financial assurance experience from previous positions in public accounting, and both private and public corporations. She is a proud graduate of The Aquinas Institute of Rochester and Saint Bonaventure University. She is incredibly passionate about CURE and the families helped through the organization. Life outside the CURE office is consumed by her two beautiful kiddos and her husband. Holly looks forward to leading CURE to the future and continuing the mission the original CURE families began 40 years ago.

Andrea Shaffer, Program Coordinator

Andrea joined CURE in November 2017. She is a graduate of SUNY Brockport where she studied Journalism & Broadcasting, as well as Psychology. Previously, she was a Producer at CGI Communications. In her spare time, she loves being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. She absolutely loves music and works at a local music venue on the weekends. Andrea is very excited to be a part of the CURE team and looking forward to helping all of our CURE families.

Sam Corrigan, Community Coordinator

Sam joined CURE on March 1, 2017, with two years’ experience working in non-profit. Previously she was a Communications Coordinator and Grant Writer for Center for Disability Rights. She is a graduate from SUNY Oswego where she studied Public Relations. In her free time, she loves to figure skate and is a part of the Genesee Synchronized Skating Team here in Rochester. She also has two cats that she adores. She is incredibly excited to be joining the team and looks forward to contributing to the important work done by CURE.

Kiersten Kunick, Parent Advocate; 585-697-4470

Kiersten joined CURE in August 2012. Previously, Kiersten was a Children’s Social Worker for Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and a play therapist at the Center for Group Counseling in Boca Raton, FL. Kiersten is one of our two Parent Advocates at Golisano Children’s Hospital – working closely with the staff and patients ensuring all needs are met. She is a mom of three and the parent of a long term cancer survivor.

Adella Ivison, Parent Advocate; 585-697-4836

Adella joined CURE in March 2017 as a Parent Advocate. She has a degree in International Business and a Minor in Spanish. She has lived in Brazil and Mexico as part of her International Studies program. She is originally from Michigan and has lived
in New York for 15 years. She is the proud mother of three and has been married to her husband for 24 years. She became involved with CURE 7 years ago when her daughter was diagnosed with AML leukemia. She is very excited to be able to give back through CURE and be able to help other families through their difficult journey.

Board Members: (Officers are bolded)

Dr. Jacob Adams – University of Rochester

Melissa Sturge-Apple – University of Rochester

Dana Barnes – Enterprise Fleet Management

Rayon Boxx – Canandaigua National Bank

Brittany Charles – Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP

Debbie Coffey – Sway Marketing

Joseph DiFabio – Minuteman Press

Sarah Kerns – University of Rochester Medical Center

Not Shown:

Jeffrey Bradley, Secretary – Alesco Advisors, LLC
Sean Fico – A.P. Enterprises Property Services
Jackie Gigliotta, At Large – Social Worker with the Greece Central School District

Megan Mack – Local Broadcast Media
Sean O’Brien, Chairman of the Board – Waddell & Reed
Chris Pusateri, Vice Chairman of the Board – Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak, LLP

Kevin Woodworth, Board Treasurer – DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP

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