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Fall 2013 Issue


From Left to Right: Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Rachel Slater, Kathi Snyder, Raquel Lim, Matthew Musto, Erin Musto, Amanda Schneider-Revitt, Wendi Matusic

Board of Directors:

Erin L. Musto - President
Erin is Maddie, Amelia and Lucy’s mom and serves as the foundation's President.  She is an active member of the YMCA, loves to play, talk and run.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from SUNY Potsdam and has spent most of her time being a mom and exploring with her girls.  She has come to love helping others enjoy ‘best days ever’ as well as having a lot more ‘best days ever’ with her family.

Matthew Musto - Vice President & Treasurer
Matthew is Maddie’s dad and serves as the foundation’s Vice President & Treasurer.  He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University and has 8 years of IT and Project Management experience.  He is active in the outdoors and participates in sports and YMCA activities.

Raquel Lim - Secretary and Marketing Communication Director
Raquel serves as the foundation’s Secretary and the Marketing Communication Director.  She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has 7 years of Business Operations experience. She loves to travel and try new cuisine and is excited to help build the foundation for Maddie's Mark.


Committee Chairs:

Amanda Schneider-Revitt - Best Day Ever Grant Manager
Amanda serves as the Best Day Ever Grant Manager for Maddie's Mark. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania but her time has mainly been spent raising her three children for the last 17 years. She feels volunteering in your local community is important and has devoted much time to this over the years. In her free time she enjoys gardening, reading, playing sports, and most of all creating "Best Days Ever" for families in need.


Jacinda "Jazz" Conboy - Public Relations Manager
Jazz serves as the Public Relations Manager for Maddie's Mark. She is a mom to two boys, Brady and Dylan; Dylan was diagnosed with leukemia in 2011 and is successfully beating cancer. Jazz is an attorney for a not-for-profit education organization and is a graduate of Siena College and Albany Law School. She enjoys running, is a member of the YMCA and actively participates in advocacy and special events for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


Jennifer Fitzpatrick - Child Enrichment Grant Manager
Jennifer is responsible for the Child Enrichment Grants for Maddie's Mark. She holds a Bachelors in Communications from Oswego State and a Masters in Organizational Communication from University at Albany. She has over 15 years experience in sales and business development. She is also a member of the YMCA, volunteers for the Girl Scouts, loves anything outdoors and enjoys time with her two children and husband.

Kathi Snyder - Fundraising Manager

Kathi serves as the Fundraising Manager and has 13 years of Management and Marketing experience and is a successful local entrepreneur.  She is active in the Capital Region of New York and in the Small Business Community.  Her volunteer work includes being a Board member for Autism Speaks and 9 years of volunteer support for Colonie Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading.  She is a mother to 3 children and enjoys time with her family and football.

Rachel Slater - Information Technology Manager
Rachel is a long-time friend/colleague of the Musto Family and serves as the Information Technology Manager for Maddie's Mark.  She holds two Bachelor Degrees in Business Management and Graphic Design and a Masters of Computer Science in Managing Innovative Information Technology from Champlain College in Vermont and Florida State University.  She works for Linium a Global IT and Management Consulting firm as the Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Strategy.

Wendi Matusic - "Executive Producer" of Maddie's Elephants

Wendi helps coordinate elephant sewing and sales for Maddie’s Mark Foundation. She holds a BS in Business and Marketing from the University of Vermont and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After 18 years in corporate positions, Wendi enjoys being a stay-at-home mom, time with her husband and son, riding a Spin bike, yoga and working on her craft and sewing business endeavors.