At Unyts, we have dedicated, local community members who serve on our hard-working Board of Directors, and we want you to get to know this all-star team! The Spotlight series will provide valuable insight into the experiences and expertise that each Board member brings in their service to Unyts.

Meet Jack O'Donnell

Title and Organization: Partner, Bolton St. Johns
  
What do you do on a daily basis in your current role: I help people navigate government, which means everything from passing legislation to helping to craft economic development packages and everything in between.
 
Areas of Expertise: Government relations and public affairs.
 
Connection to Unyts: An organ transplant saved my life. I am fortunate to help support the folks at Unyts working to make sure others get that same chance.
 
Why do you think the work of Unyts is important to the WNY community: Unyts saves lives through organ donation and community blood support. There is nothing more important than that.
 
Hometown: Buffalo.
 
Current Residence: Buffalo.
 
Interesting Facts about You: I know tons of useless information, and most of them are of questionable entertainment value or as my wife says, boring.
 
Family: wife Marina, son Thomas.
 
Activities and/or Vacation Spots You Enjoy During "Down Time": Sailing on the “Vengeance.”
 
Music on Your iPod or CD Player: Blues, rock and roll, and some books on tape.
 
Books on Your Nightstand: History, biography, and a good mystery.
 
Anything else interesting or unique that you would like to share: I’m one of the few people you know to have visited all 62 counties of New York.