Board President – Kristen O’Donnell
Lanc & Tully Engineering and Surveying, P.C.
Kristen O’Donnell is a planner for Lanc & Tully Engineering and Surveying, PC in Campbell Hall which serves as the planning consultant for the Village of Goshen and several other Towns and Villages throughout Orange County. On the private development side, she has been involved with obtaining approvals for major economic development projects such as UNFI in Montgomery, Amy’s Kitchen and LEGOLAND New York. Originally from Syracuse, New York, Kristen obtained her Bachelors and Masters’ Degrees from University at Buffalo. Now a Village resident, Kristen volunteers her time with local community development, not-for-profit Illuminate Goshen in addition to the Goshen Chamber of Commerce where she has been on the Board of Directors since 2014.
Immediate Past President – Mark Kalish CFP®, APMA®, CLTC®
Certified Financial Planner™ professional
Flat Iron Financial Group of Ameriprise Financial
The Flat Iron Building
25 Main Street, Suite 3-2, Goshen, NY 10924
O: 845.291.7000 | F: 845.678.3366
Past President of the Board of Directors of the Goshen Chamber of Commerce
Past Board member of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce
Mark Kalish currently holds the position of Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor. He has extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. Kalish provides customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. He is among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. His boutique practice is part of an elite group at Ameriprise receiving the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure clients receive the best possible client experience.
Kalish started his financial services career at Merrill Lynch in 1979. He started out in Merrill Lynch Government Securities Operations in New York before moving on to their Capital Markets Institutional Sales in San Francisco. Mark went on to become a Fixed Income Securities trader with Merrill’s Broadcort Capital Division in New York.
In 1993 Mark opened the Goshen office of Ameriprise Financial (known then as IDS Financial Services) as a Financial Planner. He was a District Manager for the New York Metro Leadership Team. Kalish went on to earn 3 professional designations; CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠, CLTC® Certified Long Term Care. During Mark’s tenure at Ameriprise, he has earned many distinguished awards including Private Wealth Advisor, Circle of Success, Diamond Ring Club, Five Star Wealth Advisor, and MDRT Top of the Table. Mark is a graduate of Leadership Orange, a member of the Hudson Valley Estate Planning Council and the Financial Planning Association.
Mark enjoys Cycling, Fishing, Hiking, Music, Photography, Traveling, Cooking and Gardening
Treasurer – Michael M. Rundle
CFP® VP & Portfolio Manager
Michael M. Rundle, CFP® began bis career in the investment industry in 1997 with Merrill Lynch. In 1999 he joined Smith Barney as a Financial Consultant and earned the title 2nd Vice President-Wealth Management in 2005. Michael works with families and small business owners to accumulate spend and preserve wealth. Michael received a B.S. in Management Science and Economics from State University of New York at Cortland in 1986. He is a Notary Public for the State of New York. In 2005, he earned the title CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, which is awarded by the CFF Board. of Standards to individuals who meet stringent education requirements dealing with tax’s, securities, insurance and estate planning, as well as meeting experience and ethics requirements. Mr. Rundle is very active in community and professional organizations, where he serves on numerous boards and committees.
Other Board Members
Charles Walwyn III
Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan
Born in Riverdale NY, but raised in Beacon. Graduated Suny New Paltz
Began in management and sales at a local Medical billing office immediately after graduation. Went on to work for a few years as an account Executive for ABC in Manhattan.
Began banking career with M&T bank in 2001. After almost 20 yrs in banking, Charles has held positions of Cash Management Specialist, Business Relationship Manager, Commercial Lender, and Business Development Officer. Charles currently holds a position as Vice President of Business Development for Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan out of Wallkill NY. Charles is a believer in volunteerism in his local community and serves on several local boards. He is the Past Chair of St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospitals Foundation Board, Chair of the Independent Home Care Board, Vice Chair of the Cornerstone Family Healthcare Board. He also serves on the Independent Living Inc. board as past Chair, and on the Goshen Chamber of Commerce Board. When Charles is not working or volunteering he enjoys spending time with his family, most of whom still reside in Beacon. Charles, an Orange county resident for the past 15 years, lives with in Newburgh NY with his baby, a 6 year old, 150lbs Rottweiler.
Gerry Hluchan is a licensed professional engineer, and a founding partner of Gerard Associates Consulting Engineers, located at 223 Main Street, Goshen, NY. Since 1993, Gerard Associates has provided HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Electrical design services for numerous buildings in Goshen, and throughout the Hudson Valley. Gerry is an active community member and supporter of numerous local not-for-profit organizations.
Clark Coley, CPA
215 Greenwich Ave, Goshen, NY 10924
Clark Coley began in public accounting by working for a sole practitioner CPA in 1996. There he laid the foundation of his career by learning to serve the many needs of small local businesses and their owners. Upon that foundation he forged his professional self by joining several Midtown Manhattan accounting firms, serving as a Tax Director under the umbrella of a top 50 global financial institution then returned to the public to assist a small firm through the pains of change. The common thread of his experience was service to small business, individuals and their families. Today Clark’s business TaxFocused© offers his years of experience directly to our community. Clark is a licensed CPA in both NY & NJ, a longtime member of the AICPA and is actively serving as Trustee/Director for several not-for-profit organizations.
Work: (845) 294-8919 | Mobile: (845) 206-1393
Angelo Ferrante grew up in the homebuilder business, officially joining the company in 1988. After learning the trade from his father and mentor Alvaro, Angelo and his brother Mike have worked together with their father to create the multifaceted company Advanced Disaster Recovery Inc. is today.
Originally from the Bronx, Angelo moved to Orange County, at the age of five and graduated from Goshen High School in 1986. Upon graduation, he attended SUNY Delhi where he majored in Electrical Construction Study. He makes his home in Slate Hill, NY with his wife Kathy, two sons Adam & Jason and two black labs Jake & Boz. His hobbies include time spent with family, camping, hunting, biking and Crossfit.
As a member of several business organizations, he keeps his ear on the pulse of the business in our neighborhoods striving to make a difference and share ideas. He is actively involved with Habitat for Humanity, Central Orange County Italian American Club, as well as the Wallkill East Rotary.
VP – Atlas Security Services
Scott owns Atlas Security Services Inc., a Goshen-based, 200-employee company that provides security guards and mobile patrols. They provide security services to healthcare, education, municipal, corporate, retail and manufacturing organizations. Scott oversees business development and the daily implementation of security and safety protocols at client sites. In his previous career, Scott was a Sergeant with the New York Police Department NYPD. As a 20-year Goshen resident, Scott he and his wife Holly raised 2 children. They were drawn to Goshen due to their desire to own horse property and the natural beauty of the area.
Mark O’Hara is a retired executive and avid volunteer in the Goshen area. During his professional career, Mark worked for the Savin Corporation, Sharp Document Solutions Company of America and Kyocera Document Solutions of America, prior to his retirement in 2019. As a volunteer, Mark has served organizations such as the Orange County Medical Reserve Corp, St. John’s Pastoral Advisory Council, Valley View Nursing Home and St. John’s Knights of Columbus, just to name a few. Mark currently serves as the President of the Goshen Ecumenical Food Pantry.
Originally the Village of Goshen representative to the Board of Directors almost twenty-four years ago, Scott is intimately familiar with the history and mission of the Goshen Chamber of Commerce. Having served in numerous capacities, including the Great American Weekend and Farmer’s Market committees and leadership as Vice President of the Board, this will be Scott’s second time serving the Goshen Chamber. He is a past president of Goshen Restoration and a founding member of Goshen In Bloom. He has also served on the Board of Directors for many nonprofits, including Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh and the Orange County Chamber of Commerce. Scott resides in the Village of Goshen with his wife, Susan, where he is currently the Village Mayor – also for a second time. In addition to serving as Mayor, Scott works in healthcare, managing a community and government affairs team based out of New York City, and is a member of the Orange County Human Rights Commission.
Other Board Members
George Lyons, Town of Goshen
Joe Giglio, Amarian Insurance