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2017-11-09 / Education

Villa Maria College announces three board appointments


Bienias Bienias Villa Maria College announced last week that Thomas J. Bienias, Carole Sedita and Dominica Zwirecki Sortisio have been appointed to three-year terms on the college’s board of trustees.

Bienias is a 32-year veteran of the health care industry and a past president of the Healthcare Industries and Trade Association. The former CEO and president of Ethox International Inc., and co-founder of Medical Device Manufacturing Company, Bienias most recently worked for a large publicly held company in Sweden, providing leadership in the transition and integration of the company into its new U.S.-based parent. He currently serves on numerous company boards of directors. He is a resident of East Aurora.

Sedita is a former teacher, administrator and director of staff development for the Buffalo Public Schools. She has served on numerous boards, including the Nardin Academy board of trustees, the Buffalo Green Fund board, the Collectors/Members Gallery at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Garret Club and the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Alumni Board, in addition to a variety of other community volunteer activities. Sedita resides in Buffalo.


Sedita Sedita Sortisio is an enterprise account executive with Benefitfocus Inc., a cloud-based employee benefit administrator. She received a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University at Buffalo and has more than 25 years of leadership, account management and sales experience. Before joining Benefitfocus, Sortisio previously worked for Aon Hewitt and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. She lives in Lancaster.



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