Our steering committee consists of young professionals who live or work in Cayuga County. The committee is responsible for guiding IGNITE’s goals and objectives, and meets monthly to discuss current issues and plan activities. Teams work on our social events, communications, recruitment, R&D and more.

unnamed Jon Wilcox, Chair
Assistant Vice President
Savannah Bank
greg Greg Mott, Vice Chair
Crown Realty 
christina Christina Calarco-Lukins
Auburn City Schools

James Casasanta
Mechanical Systems and Design Engineer
Carrier Corporation
Andrew Fish
Executive Director
Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce
ian Ian Phillips
New York State United Teachers
Maureen Riester
Business Development Specialist
Cayuga Economic Development Agency
Christina Rusin
District Manager
U.S Rep. John Katko
Revenue Manager
New York State SkillsUSA
Kierstyn Zaykoski
Product Director
New York Institute of Dance and Education
Colleen Battalino
Auburn Community Hospital
Matt Weston
Maintenance Supervisor
The Auburn Downtown B.I.D.