The Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund's Board of Directors is a volunteer board made up of civic leaders, each with a distinguished career in both charitable service and business leadership.

John Gutenberger, President

John Gutenberger is the retired Senior Director of Community Relations for Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He served as Mayor for the City of Ithaca from 1984 until 1990, and currently serves in a leadership role on several local community boards and committees.

James A. Brown, Vice President

James Brown is CEO for United Way of Tompkins County, serving in that capacity for the past 17 years. In addition to the Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund, he serves locally as a member and past President of the Rotary Club of Ithaca, as President of the Legacy Foundation, and as a director of Cayuga Health Systems, Tompkins County Area Development, and Kendal at Ithaca.

Stacie Mastin, Program Manager

Stacie Mastin is Vice President and Wealth Advisor for Tompkins Financial Advisors. She has 24 years of experience in the financial services industry and serving the communities in and around Tompkins county. She is a graduate of Post University holding her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and currently serves on the board of the Ithaca YMCA, Lansing Youth Commission and SHRMTC.

Kelly Cobb

Kelly Cobb, CPA, is Financial Controls Analyst with Corning Incorporated. She is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she received her BBA in Marketing and MBA in Accounting. She is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs and Tompkins Connect.