Chapter Board

NY Metro Chapter Board 2019

  1. Chairperson Emeritus - Judy Arteche Carr
  2. Chairman - Erik Tomasi
  3. President - Risé Jacobs
  4. VP Treasurer Secretary - Jim Carey 
  5. Co-VP Programs - Cindy Finkelman
  6. Co-VP Programs - Robert Galvin
  7. Co-VP Marketing - Sunil Notani
  8. Co-VP Marketing - Angelo Incorvaia
  9. Co-VP Membership - Marge Ginsburg
  10. Co-VP Membership - Lauren Saenz
  11. VP National Programs - Terry Coull
  12. Co-VP Academic Affairs - Rashmi Jain
  13. Co-VP Academic Affairs - Aditya Saharia
  14. VP Technology - Marcos Lindley
  15. VP Planning - Adam Fleisher
  16. VP Partner Relations - Scott Rosenberg

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgJudy Arteche-Carr
Chairperson Emeritus

CEO & Managing Director, Arteche Global Group
20+ years of experience in the areas of management – strategic planning, business development, financial and resource planning in various industries. A proven track record of successfully managing global, cross-discipline business teams for strategic and tactical programs. Brings in business knowledge and expertise and has worked with several CXO teams and boards in transformation strategies- aligning goals to business objectives. Experience with global financial companies: JPM/Chase, Salomon Brothers/Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, XL/Caitlin AXA; technology organizations: EDS/HP, Unisys; Advertising - Ogilvy; Higher Ed- Fordham University  LINKEDIN 


Erik Tomasi

Erik Tomasi is the Managing Partner for KRAA Security, a security consulting firm, based in Miami. He leads the firms consulting division, partner relations, and manages client relationships across several industry sectors. Mr. Tomasi is considered an expert in information security, risk management, and technology management. He has 25+ years’ experience as a Technology leader, Information and Cyber Security planning expert. Mr. Tomasi is a former Fortune 500 CIO (Hermès of Paris, White Mountains Re). He has consulted for numerous companies in the areas of strategic IT management, information security best practices, and security compliance. He has also executed technical consulting or CISO roles at Sony Music Entertainment, Northwell Health, Mellon Foundation, Easter Generation, Bank Leumi, NJ Transit, PWC, Chase Bank, and IBM.

Mr. Tomasi holds a MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and BS in Electrical Engineering from New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering. He is a Certified CISO (C|CISO), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgRisé Jacobs

Risé Jacobs is a Senior IT Executive with over 20 years of experience achieving excellence in service while implementing creative solutions and curtailing costs. Ms. Jacobs has performed the roles of Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer and has worked in the banking, healthcare and multi-employer benefit plan industries. She is responsible for collaborating with business leaders to design and deliver IT services. Some of the technology areas that report to her include Web/Mobile/Intranet Applications, Infrastructure and Information Security. Under her leadership, a mid-sized bank achieved a higher rating from the federal regulators and a 99.6% reduction in IT Audit findings. Throughout her career she has always been known for her integrity and ability to achieve results. 
Ms. Jacobs has received industry recognition including the Diamond Award from LISTnet for her achievements and leadership in technology, the Best Practices award by the Technology Managers Forum and an Individual Performance Award from the Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP). She is on the Board of the NY Metro chapter of the Society for Information Managers (SIM), the CompTIA CTAB Board, the LISTnet Board and the Advisory Board to the HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Network.   A respected speaker at technology industry events, she has presented to organizations including the AITP, Technology Managers Forum, 451 Research, HMG CIO Network and InfraGard.

Ms. Jacobs has an MBA from Baruch College and holds several certifications, including Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Ms. Jacobs received herr Board Leadership Fellowship certification by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgCindy Finkelman
Co-VP Programs

Cindy Finkelman serves as Chief Information Officer at FactSet Research Systems, responsible for Enterprise Transformation, Project Management, Security and Enterprise Risk Management. Cindy is a senior executive with 20+ years of diversified management, technology and operations experience and has a proven track record of designing and delivering technology driven transformational programs in many blue-chip firms, including New York Life Insurance Company, ALICO, Merrill Lynch, Marsh & McLennan, Prudential, Booz Allan & Hamilton and MetLife. Cindy’s passion is for people development. She has sponsored various mentoring programs and Women in Technology initiatives. Cindy has an MBA from NYU in Corporate Strategy/Entrepreneurship, and a BS from SUNY/Albany. Cindy was recognized as CIO of the Year by the 2017 Markets Media Women in Finance Awards, for her transformative impact on the company, her mentoring of women technologists and her philanthropic work.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgRobert Galvin

  1. Co-VP Programs
Robert Galvin is the Chief Technology Officer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which builds, operates, and maintains the airports, rail, bridges and tunnels between the two states, as well as seaport facilities, and the 16-acre World Trade Center site. 
While at the Port, Robert deployed mobile apps for PATH, the Port Authority Bus Terminal, and mobile websites JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports, worked with the Chief Security Office to develop and implement an agency-wide Cybersecurity program, and begun moving the organization to a secured cloud environment.                                                                                                                                    Prior to joining the Port Authority, Mr. Galvin was CTO of the NYC School Construction Authority, where he reorganized the Technology Department and modernized their enterprise applications by deploying data warehousing, cloud, and mobile technologies. 
Before entering the public sector, Mr. Galvin served in senior leadership for one of the largest specialty design-build contractors in the world – and as an executive at a leading supplier of ERP and field service management software for the construction industry.
Mr. Galvin has over 25 years’ experience in both public and private sectors, and mentors graduate students at Columbia University seeking degrees in Technology Management. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Central Michigan University, majoring in Management Information Systems.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgSunil Notani
Co-VP Marketing

Sunil Notani is an accomplished business and technology executive with over 20 years of experience in Fortune Global 500 (Oracle, FedEx, Lufthansa) and high-growth multinationals.  He had leadership roles in these organizations and was responsible for driving their business transformation and leveraging technology to gain maximum benefit.  He has extensive domain knowledge in CRM, HCM, ERP & BI along with hands-on experience transforming business organizations such as Sales, Marketing, Operations, HR and Finance.  He is a technology influencer serving on advisory boards of several enterprise software companies to influence their product strategy and direction.  Sunil holds a Master’s in Technology from Columbia University.  He also has a MBA in Marketing and a Bachelor’s in Management & Computer Systems.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgAngelo Incorvaia
Co-VP Marketing

Angelo Incorvaia serves as U.S. Portfolio Architect for Core Banking at TD Bank where he has responsibility for the Bank’s IT Strategy and for the firm’s Core Banking roadmap. Prior to his current role, Mr. Incorvaia held the position of Managing Director of the Computer Management Group, Inc, where he was responsible for developing the Financial Service practice. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and CIO for Bank Leumi USA.  Mr. Incorvaia has a long history of working in financial institutions, holding senior level positions at Liberty Mutual Group, Citigroup,  Barclay’s Bank PLC, Alltel Information Services, Manufactures Hanover Trust, and Sterling National Bank. Angelo Incorvaia attended Polytechnic Institute and completed his undergraduate work in computer science at the College of Staten Island. He holds an MBA from the State University of New York. He also holds a PMI Certification in Project Management and is certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgMarge Ginsburg
Co-VP Membership

Marge Ginsburg has over 25 years of leadership in Information Technology.   She is a Senior Vice President at Spruce Technology, currently providing leadership for a major application transformation at a large New York City government agency.   She has an undergraduate BS in Computer Science from Northeastern University and an Executive MBA from New York University and she lives in New York City. 

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgLauren Saenz
Co-VP Membership

Lauren Saenz is the Managing Director of Layer-Z, a New York based project management firm offering services to the cybersecurity, Telecom, IT and Privacy industries. Lauren is known for optimizing processes and for her impressive network of IT & InfoSec Leaders. Processes that she has overseen and optimized have realized all-time high performance, including work with CSS and BMW. Lauren holds a degree in Political Science from CUNY Hunter College and lives on Long Island.  She is passionate about Data Privacy and the Privacy vs National Security dynamic. 

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgTerry Coull
VP National Program

Terry brings more than 30 years consulting and technology transformation experience to his Fortune 500 clients. He has successfully delivered on many multi-industry large-scale transformations including mergers and acquisitions and technology stand-up/ integration engagements. Terry has worked with diverse industry clients in financial services, professional services, healthcare, consumer products, technology and telecommunications. Terry is currently Enterprise Program Principal at ThoughtWorks, a digital technology transformation company and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. Terry holds a business administration (MBA) degree from the Durban University of Technology.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgRashmi Jain
Co-VP Academic Affairs


Mitchell-Headshot.jpgAditya Saharia
Co- VP Academic Affairs

Aditya Saharia is an associate professor of information systems at Fordham University’s Gabelli School Business.  His teaching and research interest include business strategy, innovation management, information systems strategy, data management, information economics, service center management.  His research has appeared in leading academic journals.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgMarcos Lindley
VP  Technology

Marcos Lindley has served clients such as IBM, AIG and KPMG, handled numerous projects and through his diligent delivery-focused work ethic saw them all to fruition. His key challenges have included the management of multiple technology projects, oversight of software development processes, and developmental communications among technology managers and senior managers, developers, programmers, and customers. Marcos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from New York Institute of Technology and an Executive Master of Science degree in Technology Management at Columbia University.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgAdam Fleisher
VP Planning

Adam has over 20 years of technology leadership experience across multiple industries including restaurant, market research, financial and legal services. In his current role, Adam heads the global technology services project management team for a multinational law firm, based in New York City. He has a Masters in the Management of Technology from Fairfield University and lives in Connecticut.

Mitchell-Headshot.jpgScott Rosenberg
VP Partner Relations

Scott Rosenberg is the founder and president/CEO of Miro Consulting(, a Woodbridge, NJ based firm serving clients across North American and globally. Miro’s mission is to help our clients maximize ROI on their software license investments, stay in compliance, and negotiate successful audit settlements. With close to 25 years of senior executive experience, Scott’s leadership has fostered significant company growth. Today, Miro has over 500+ clients globally and has overseen more than $1.5 billion in Oracle, IBM and Microsoft transactions. Scott earned an Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and currently resides in Edgewater, NJ. He holds a black belt (first Dan) in the Korean martial art, Tae Kwon Do.