White Plains' Maria Freburg Elected To Food Bank Board Of Directors

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The Food Bank of Westchester recently named White Plains resident Maria Freburg to its board of directors.
The Food Bank of Westchester recently named White Plains resident Maria Freburg to its board of directors. Photo Credit: Courtesy Food Bank of Westchester

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains resident Maria Freburg was recently elected to the Food Bank For Westchester's board of directors. 

The Food Bank recently announced that Freburg was one of four business leaders in the community who were elected to the board, according to a news release. Greg Werlinich, Jody Rollins and Sue Tsorkis were also named to the board, according to the release.

“We are pleased to welcome these distinguished business leaders to our board of directors," said Food Bank Executive Director Ellen Lynch in the release. "Their expertise and insight will greatly enhance the Food Bank for Westchester’s impact as we lead the fight for hunger relief and work to engage communities in an effort to create a hunger-free environment in Westchester."

Freburg is the vice president and senior business banker with Webster Bank, according to the release. She "has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 10 years in Westchester and Putnam counties," according to the release.

Freburg also serves on the boards of the Boy Scouts of America Westchester/Putnam Council and The Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau and she is chairwoman of the Business Council of Westchester’s Rising Stars Alumni Group, according to the release. In addition, she volunteers with The Westchester Coalition of the Hungry and Homeless. 

“We strive to have the widest possible range of businesses and organizations represented on our Board of Directors,” Rick Rakow, Food Bank chairman of the board, said in the release. “The fact that we have so many top-level Westchester business executives joining our board is a measure of the Food Bank for Westchester’s strength and vitality as a nonprofit leader in the community.”

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