Gernatt Joins Roswell Park Alliance Foundation Board

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

BUFFALO, NY Dan Gernatt, Jr. has been named a trustee of the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation Board. Mr. Gernatt is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of The Gernatt Family of Companies (Gernatt Asphalt Products, Inc.; Dan Gernatt Gravel Products, Inc.; and Country Side Sand & Gravel, Inc.).

He is largely responsible for the expansion of the business to over 10 locations in Western New York, making the Gernatt Family of Companies the largest state-approved sand and gravel aggregate supplier in New York State.

Mr. Gernatt is a Trustee of Hilbert College and a 25-year veteran of the Collins Volunteer Fire Department. He has served as an outside director of the MTB Group of Funds for M&T Bank for over 20 years and is a past National Director of the Classic Car Club of America. He also sits on the Classic Car Club’s National Museum Board. 

He is a member of the Congressional Leadership Council and an Associate Member of the Erie County Chairmen’s Association. In addition to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Mr. Gernatt is a dedicated and active supporter of many charitable organizations, including the American Heart Association and the March of Dimes.

The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, founded in 1991, is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization formed to receive and administer funds supporting scientific and clinical research, state-of-the-art medical care, and patient-related activities at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, founded in 1898, is the nation’s first cancer research, treatment and education center. The Institute was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. RPCI is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or e-mail askrpci@roswellpark.org
 

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Annie Deck-Miller, Senior Media Relations Manager
716-845-8593; annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org