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NCCC Alumni Association

40 Under 40

Cindi McEachon

Cindi McEachon ’04

NCCC Humanities & Social Sciences graduate, Cindi McEachon, has been named one of Buffalo’s 40 Under 40! Cindi received her degree from NCCC in 2004 and continued on her education at UB receiving her Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies and her Master’s in Business from Medaille. She is currently the Executive Director of Peaceprints of Western New York, a non-profit organization that helps people transition from prison back into the community through support groups prior to release, reentry workshops, community outreach, job placement and transitional housing. She sits on the board for Homespace Inc., For Our Daughters Inc., and Junior League of Buffalo. She is also a member of Women on the Rise and Erie County Reentry Task Force. You rock Cindi!

James Nash

James Nash ’81

James Nash graduated from NCCC in 1981 with his degree in Business Administration. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s in Political Science and History from Northeastern University and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. He is a founding partner of Nash Connors P.C. and concentrates his practice on personal injury matters. He is the former president of the Canisius High School Board of Governors and a past volunteer for Big Brother Big Sisters. He is a current board member for the BISON Children’s Scholarship Fund, the Bar Association of Erie County, and now has been named one of Buffalo’s 40 Under 40! Way to go James!

Christopher Koenig

Christopher Koenig

Christopher Koenig attended NCCC before transferring to the University at Buffalo where he received his Bachelor’s in Legal Studies, his Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and his Master’s in Business. He is now the President/CEO of Niagara Lutheran Health Systems. He is also the current vice chair of Accountable Health Communities, chair of Buffalo Colon Corp., and a member of Project Advisory Committee and Finance Committee at Millennium Collaborative Care, WNY Long Term Care IPA, and Leading Age New York Long Term Care. In addition, Christopher is also an adjunct professor at UB’s School of Public Health and has been named one of Buffalo’s 40 Under 40! Congratulations Christopher!

Thomas Muraca

Thomas Muraca

Thomas Muraca attended NCCC before transferring to Niagara University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Economics. He continued on to Canisius College receiving his Master’s in Business and has now been named one of Buffalo’s 40 Under 40! Thomas is currently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Katz Americas. He is a board member and youth mentor for Leadership Buffalo, 21st Century Fund communications chairmen for Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Convergence Council member for the Albright Knox Art Gallery, and a member of the Beerology event advisory committee for the Buffalo Museum of Science. Keep up the great work Thomas!