Justin Goldman is a banker with the Bank of Greene County who focuses on long-term relationships and growing the local economy in a sustainable and equitable way. He is inspired by the way O+ helps communities take control of their wellbeing and brings humanity to the healthcare system. Justin is also a Good Work Institute Fellow and serves on the boards of Columbia County Habitat for Humanity and the Hudson Business Coalition. He lives in the City of Hudson with his wife, Andrea, and their daughter, Bessie.
John Cappello is a partner in the full service firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLC in Walden, New York. His personal practice area is primarily land use development and municipal law. He has a special interest in development of affordable/ work force housing and alternative energy/ sustainable development.
John serves as Board President of RECAP, Inc a local anti-poverty agency as well as the Josephine Louise Library Board and the Pattern for Progress Housing Advocacy Committee. He has attended and volunteered with O+ for several years since meeting executive director Joe Concra at the LongDock TEDx talk in Beacon, where they both presented. John is drawn to O+ efforts since it serves the dual purpose of promoting the arts and music as well as the need for a community to provide compassionate care to those who may need it.
Since visiting Kingston for the first time in 2013 while Gaia was painting the monumental mural on the back wall of the former BSP Michael has become an honorary Kingstonian.
As an independent wealth manager and father of a world renown muralist (and O+ alumnus) Gaia, Michael has focused on the areas of fundraising and art in his six year tenure on the board.
In addition to volunteering for O+ Michael has generously donated his time for many years to Housing Works and Holy Name Medical Center.