Neil Strodel, vice president of Benefit Consulting Group, has been appointed to Onondaga Community College’s Board of Trustees by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Strodel succeeds Steven Aiello whose term expired in 2013. Strodel was sworn-in Tuesday, March 29.
Strodel has more than 30 years of experience specializing in human capital issues with a focus on benefits and human resources. In the private sector he has held key positions with Black Clawson, Goulds Pumps and Syracuse China. He also previously served for 14 years with Syracuse University.
“Neil is a great addition to our highly talented group of Trustees who provide important leadership and service on behalf of the College,” said OCC President Dr. Casey Crabill. “Neil’s extensive experience will help to serve both our campus and our students very well.”
“Neil will be a strong asset for the College,” said Board of Trustees Chair Allen J. Naples. “All of us on the Board of Trustees look forward to further work and collaboration with him in support of our students.”
Strodel is a graduate of both Cornell University and Syracuse University. He resides in Skaneateles.
Members of OCC’s Board of Trustees are Chair Allen J. Naples, Vice Chair Melanie Littlejohn, Secretary John P. Sindoni, Esq., Dr. Donna J. DeSiato, Edward J. Heinrich, Dr. Gary R. Livent, Donald M. Mawhinney, Jr., Neil Strodel, MBA and student trustee Lenoi Carter.