ROCHESTER ó Joy A. Benson of Palmyra has joined the staff of Rochester Area Community Foundation in the newly created position of regional coordinator.
Benson is helping the Community Foundation to develop financial support, philanthropic services, and community impact primarily in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. In addition to building, deepening, and managing relationships and involvement with existing and prospective donors, fund holders, and community partners, she will be marketing services to legal and financial advisors serving this area.
Previously, this Palmyra native was employed by Paychex, Xerox Corp. and Subway in business development, sales, and management roles throughout New York and California. Also, with an entrepreneurial spirit, she founded and operated a managed print solutions company for several years. Benson graduated with a bachelorís degree in economics from the State University of New York College at Oswego. In her hometown, this mother of a teenage son and daughter has been active in the Palmyra Community Center and the Pal-Mac Swim Club.
Benson can be reached at (585) 341-4412 or