Administrative offices of the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of W.N.Y. are located at our headquarters at 1081 Broadway in the heart of Buffalo’s Broadway Fillmore Neighborhood.

Alissa Venturini is the Acting Executive Director of the Matt Urban Center. She can be reached at 716.893.7222 extension 202.

The Matt Urban Center has been proudly serving the East Side of Buffalo, the Town of Cheektowaga and a small portion of West Seneca for the past 44 years. We continue to fulfill our mission of revitalizing neighborhoods, serving families and changing lives by bringing together public and private resources in an effort to assist community residents in becoming self-sustaining.

Board of Directors

Marcia Pacciotti: Chairperson

Brandon Jones: Vice Chairperson

Douglas Butler: Treasurer

Janice Swinnich: Secretary

Raymond Brinson

Carl Campbell

Irene Cieslak

Jeanie Gustafson

Cynthia Eberl

Emily Kaufmann

Donna Latham-Edwards

Bradley Nasca

David Pfaff

Nadeen Singh

Marva Threat

Administrative Staff

Alissa Venturini: Acting Executive Director
Karen Baer: Chief Operations Officer
Zacchary Tenhuisen: Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Undercoffer: Chief Community Development Officer

Sarah Maurer: Development Director

Douglas Renning: Deputy Controller
Gail Shirley: Accounting Assistant
Jonathan Szwajkos: Accounting Assistant

Stephanie Handley: Accounting Coordinator