NGTI Advisory Board

The NGTI Advisory Board is comprised of regional stakeholders working collaboratively to guide the organization in the development of its pillars and the continued revitalization of Niagara Falls.

Rev. Fr. James J Maher

Niagara University


Mr. Robert Restaino

City of Niagara Falls


Mr. Dan Hamister

Hamister Group, LLC

Chairman & CEO

Mr. Chris Glynn

Maid of the Mist Corporation


Dr. Timothy Ireland

Niagara University

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Ms. Sara Capen

Niagara Falls Heritage Area

Executive Director

Mr. Barry Freilicher

Delaware North Companies

Senior Vice President - Business Development

Ms. Deanna Alterio Brennen

Niagara County Community College - Small Business Development Center

Certified Business Advisor

Mr. Frank Strangio

Wingate by Wyndham & Quality Inn/Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center

Owner/Vice President

Mr. Duncan Ross

Arrowhead Springs Winery


Dr. Bonnie Rose