Team

Board of Directors


David Calone
Jove Equity Partners LLC

David L. Calone is the CEO of Jove Equity Partners LLC, a venture capital firm that invests in and helps build technology companies in the, software, digital media, energy, real estate...


MICHAEL DOWLING
Northwell Health System

As the health system’s president and chief executive officer (CEO), Mr. Dowling oversees a healthcare network which delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York Metropolitan area...


DOON GIBBS
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Doon Gibbs earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics from the University of Utah in 1977, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in 1979 and 1982...


LEO GUTHART
Topspin Partners

Leo Guthart is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Topspin Partners. Prior to founding Topspin, Dr. Guthart was President, CEO and Chairman of Ademco Security Group, which...


KEVIN S. LAW
The Long Island Association

Mr. Law became President and CEO of the Long Island Association, New York State’s largest business organization, in September 2010 where his efforts are focused on creating a better business climate on Long Island...


Mark Lesko
Hofstra University

Mark J. Lesko, J.D., is the Vice President of Economic Development for Hofstra University, where he oversees the School of Continuing Education and the Scott Skodnek Business Development Center,...


NANCY RAUCH-DOUZINAS
The Rauch Foundation

After a career of twenty years as a psychologist and family therapist, Nancy Rauch Douzinas decided to devote herself to expanding and building the Rauch Foundation, a family foundation created by her father and uncle in 1961....


Roger Savell
Ernst & Young LLP

Roger’s career with Ernst & Young has been primarily focused on serving companies throughout the Metropolitan New York Area. Prior to his appointment in the Long Island office, Roger held other leadership roles, including head...


Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.
Stony Brook University

On July 1, 2009, Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, became the fifth president of Stony Brook University, taking the helm of one of the nation’s most prestigious research institutions. One of just 62 members of the invitation-only...


Bruce Stillman
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Dr. Bruce Stillman is President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. A native of Australia, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with honors at The University of Sydney and a Ph.D. from the John Curtin School of Medical Research...


Charles M. Strain
Farrell Fritz

Charles M. Strain is the managing partner of Farrell Fritz. He is actively involved in many civic organizations. Charlie has served as Chairman of Winthrop-University Hospital’s Board of Directors since 2006...


Steve Winick
Topspin Partners

Steve Winick serves as the Managing Director of Topspin Partners. Mr. Winick came to Topspin from Honeywell, Intl., where he most recently served as CIO of its $2 billion Security Group. He had been with Honeywell...

Management Team


Peter Donnelly
Managing Director of ALI

n parallel to his role as Managing Director, Peter is the Director of Technology Commercialization at Stony Brook University, where he is broadly responsible for the identification, ...


Michelle Byrne
Director of Finance

In addition to her role as Finance Director, Michelle also serves as the Finance Director for Accelerate Long Island and Chief Financial Officer for the Long Island Association, the region’s leading business organization.