Niagara University alumna Kimberley Minkel, ’88, executive director of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, was recognized with the #3 spot on Buffalo Business First’s Power 200 Women, an annual list of local leaders whose talent and influence are fueling economic, social, and cultural growth throughout Western New York.

Other honorees included alumni Joanne (Rickard) Israel, '06, general manager at Seneca Niagara Resorts and Casino; Anne (Russell) Musynske, '10, executive vice president, Western New York Branch Network, M&T Bank; and Kathleen Neville, M.A.’15, secretary of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission and a member of NU’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Debra Colley, NU’s executive vice president; Donna DeCarolis, president of National Fuel and a member of NU’s Board of Trustees; Dr. Lori V. Quigley, assistant to the provost for grad education at NU and interim president at Medaille University; and Dr. Catherine Collins, an adjunct professor at NU and a member of the New York State Board of Regents, were also named as one of the Power 200 Women, which is sponsored by M&T Bank.

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