Executive Board of Directors
Maksym's Giving Tree Inc., is governed by a five member Executive Board of Directors. You may find information about each Board member below.
Meet our Team
Mary, mother to Maksym and his sister Stephanie, and inspired by her son's kind and giving nature, had found a path that led her to plant the seeds of Maksym's Giving Tree in 2015. In 2008, Mary received her Bachelor's of Science in Speech Language Pathology from Buffalo State College. Mary also has an extensive background working with children with special needs.
Wally, father of Maksym and his sister Stephanie, and co-founder of Maksym's Giving Tree. Wally's background is in business management as well as sales production. Wally earned his Bachelor's of Science in Business Management at Buffalo State College in 2008. Together, Mary and Wally have worked hard to develop Makysm's Giving Tree Foundation as well as the charity, Maksym's Wheels.
Amy Range was born in Buffalo, NY. She attended the University of Rochester, graduating in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was awarded a commission in the US Navy Nurse Corps upon graduation, serving for 8 years on active duty and she remains active as a reservist at rank of Commander. She received a Master of Art in Bioethics in 2005 from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Public Health from Boston University in 2006. She currently works as a nurse for Veterans Affairs and lives in Oceanside, California with her husband and young son.
Martin Vidal Engaurran
Martin Vidal-Engaurran is President and Chief Executive Officer of Trusted Nurse Staffing which offers employment opportunities to nurses and therapists nationwide. He is also currently on the Board of Directors of Highview Healthcare Partners which provides investment options to various companies within the staffing industry. Prior to Trusted Nurse Staffing, Martin worked for 4 years as a Division Manager at Supplemental Healthcare Staffing which is one of the top 10 healthcare staffing companies in the United States. He was responsible for the management of 2 offices (Tampa and Orlando, FL). Martin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the State University at Buffalo and a Master Degree in Business from Canisius College.
Elizabeth Graczyk Dagostino
Elizabeth Graczyk Dagostino is a graduate of Medaille College, in Buffalo, New York, as well as New York University, from which she holds degrees in Political Science and American Politics. In 2015, Elizabeth founded Village Digital Services, a business and political consultant group focused on website design and social media management. Elizabeth is active in local politics where she resides in Williamsville, New York with her husband and two children. Elizabeth is a current member of the Williamsville Business Association, as well as an active committee member on the Amherst Conservation Advisory Council.