behind the curtain
(meet the board)
HONORABLE ALFRED B CURTIS JR
The Honorable Alfred B. Curtis, Jr., is a Consultant with New York Community Bank and is President and CEO of A. Boima Curtis Associates. Mr. Curtis worked in New York City government as President and CEO of the United Nations Development Corporation and served as Commissioner of DYS/DYCD. Prior to serving as a city official, Mr. Curtis was an executive at Chemical Bank.
A motivational speaker, Mr. Curtis was a Trustee of the City University of New York (CUNY), served on the boards of Staten Island University Hospital and the YMCA, among others, and is currently Chairman of the Board of the Staten Island Education Consortium, Chairman of the Staten Island Salvation Army Advisory Board and a board member of the Richmond County Savings Foundation.
Mrs Donna Jungreis, has worked as a registered nurse for twenty-seven years. Her specialty has been a concentration in plastic and reconstructive surgery. She has had vast experience working with children who suffer from severe deformities. Her work has taken her to venues ranging from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Vietnam to work with plastic surgeons in reconstructing children of all nations. Mrs. Jungreis joined the board of GMRF in 2011. Her focus for GMRF has been on fund-raising and providing the children with nursing care and support.
Anthony E. Burke
Mr. Burke is a Director of Long Island Lutheran High School, a former Director of the Richmond County Savings Foundation and of Peter B. Cannell & Co., Inc., an investment advisory firm, and a Trustee Emeritus of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Mr. Burke earned his MBA degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Wayne Harris, Esq.
The Honorable Alfred B. Curtis, Jr., is a past president and CEO of the United Nations Development Corporation.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Development Corporation, established by the New York State legislature as a $280 million public benefit corporation, he led the effort to develop and operate facilities for the United Nations community in New York City starting in 1996. Most recently, he was successful in the sale of the four-star United Nations Plaza Hotel, transacting one of the City’s most significant privatization projects in recent years.
Robert Martin, who is retired from the New York City Police Department (NYPD), has served as a member of the United States Department of Justice DEA Joint Task Force, as the Vice President of an architectural and engineering company in Paramus, New Jersey, and as Director of Security for a large shopping mall in White Plains, NY. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Director of Transportation for the Shriners’ Mecca Shrine Center in New York City. A graduate of the New York City Police Academy, he earned the BA degree from the Baruch School of Business of the City College of New York. A native of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Mr. Martin devotes his personal time to supporting the work of the Shriners Hospitals for Children. He is a member of the Shriners of North America, Rockland County Shields and the Free & Accepted Masons – 32nd Degree, Knights Templar.