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Catholic Charities Names Delmonte Jr., Montani to Board of Trustees

by Kaitlin Jackson
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 02:35 pm
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Catholic Charities of Buffalo has elected two new members to its Board of Trustees. They are Anthony Delmonte Jr. and Larry Montani.

Delmonte is president and chief executive officer of Bank of Akron in Akron, and Montani recently retired as co-managing director of Niacet Corporation in Niagara Falls.

Dennis C. Walczyk, Catholic Charities chief executive officer, said, “We are excited to add Anthony and Larry to our Board of Trustees, as they bring with them a significant amount of experience in leadership and service.”

Delmonte also serves as a board member and officer for Detective Wasyl Potienko Memorial Foundation, and is a member of SBA Small Business Community Forum. He previously served as chair and a member of the Appeal Corporate Committee for Catholic Charities, and as a board member for Delta Development of Western New York Inc., a not-for-profit senior housing provider. He has also been a board member of YMCA Camp Weona and St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster, and past president, board member and treasurer of Transit Valley Country Club.

Montani is also a trustee of Niagara University, and has served as chair of the university’s Institutional Advancement Committee and its Board of Advisors. Additionally, Montani is a member of the Advisory Council for the Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center. Other previous leadership roles include serving as president of Stella Niagara Education Park Board of Directors, president of the Greater Niagara Manufacturers Association, and as a trustee for The Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.

As the most comprehensive human service provider in Western New York, Catholic Charities makes a difference for people of every faith and ethnicity. Catholic Charities empowers children, families and seniors to achieve meaningful, healthy and productive lives. In all situations, Catholic Charities delivers support to meet immediate needs, and then assesses clients for other needs to ensure long-term success.

Catholic Charities is an excellent steward of the contributions it receives. For five years, Catholic Charities attained the highest-possible rating (four stars) from Charity Navigator for transparency and sound fiscal management. Catholic Charities also receives the highest ratings from the Council on Accreditation for quality service, and is a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.

For further information about Catholic Charities and its programs and services, call (716) 218-1400 or go to Catholic Charities is on Facebook at, on Twitter at and on Instagram at