Executive Staff

Denis E. Wilson, Sr. - Executive Director / CEO

Denis Wilson joined Fulmont in 1996 as Executive Director/CEO. During his tenure, he has led the agency towards a high level of accountability by achieving extremely high ratings on state and federal agency reviews. Additionally, under the leadership of Wilson, the agency has received clean financial audits for over twenty five years. Previous to joining Fulmont, Denis worked for Fulton Montgomery Community College for ten years, providing consulting and training services to local businesses. Previous to that, he was employed in the distribution/transportation industry. He began that career at Coleco Industries in 1970 in the distribution division. He left Coleco to take an administrative position with Buanno Transportation. After one year with Buanno, he returned to Coleco again in the distribution division. Denis performed all management functions in distribution, ultimately being named Distribution Manager, responsible for Coleco’s 250,000 square foot Distribution Center in Amsterdam, NY.

Denis earned a certification in Management Development from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) as well as a certificate in General Management from the American Management Association, and a certificate in Essentials of Community Action Agency Management from the National Association of Community Action Association. He is currently the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, Board member of the New York State Community Action Association, past President and current Board of Directors member of the Amsterdam Rotary Club, Board member of the Fulton County Centers for Regional Growth and Board member of the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation.  Denis is a lifelong resident of Fulton County and is active in his community as Chairman of the Town of Johnstown Zoning Board of Appeals.

Ann Black - Deputy Executive Director/Chief Administrative Officer

Ann Black has been employed by the agency since November of 1975. She currently serves as the agency Deputy Executive Director/Chief Administrative Officer and lead Senior Staff member; a position she has held for the past 20 years.  She has held many Management positions within the organization within many of the programs operated by the agency in her 44 year tenure.

She has served as the agency’s Planning and Program Director in conjunction with being the agency’s Community Services Director; a position she continues to hold in addition to CAO.  She has attended a vast number of trainings and courses in the area of Personnel Management and Program Administration. She is a past graduate of FMCC’s Leadership Academy, and has attended the nationally recognized Grantsmanship Center and the Executive Development Institute.

​In her career within the agency she has written many grants and secured numerous funding opportunities which have supported and/or developed many programs including the Wheels for Work Program, Senior Transportation, and the Women, Infants and Children’s Program along with the agency’s former Child Care Resource and Referral Program. She was in the first graduating class to receive the Family Development Credential from Cornell University. She currently holds a position on both the Fulton and Montgomery County Emergency Food and Shelter Boards.

Marianne E. Suchocki, Associate Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer

Marianne Suchocki has been employed with Fulmont Community Action Agency, Inc. since 1998. Marianne began her journey with Fulmont as an intern within the Head Start program and then accepted a part time position in the Community Services Department. Throughout the years Marianne has held many different positions from center coordinator, to program director of the Child Care Resources department and is currently the Associate Deputy Director/COO.

In her position Marianne is responsible for the direction of the Early Childhood Services department as well as administrative support for the entire agency. Marianne holds a master’s degree in non-profit management and leadership from Walden University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in community and human services and an associate’s degree from Fulton Montgomery Community College in early childhood education. Additionally, Marianne received her Family Development credential from Cornell University in 2004 and was awarded Fulmont’s Employee of the Year award in 2002.

Marianne is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, where she lives with her family and continues to be an active participant in her community.


Michelle Masi Sitterly  -  Chief Human Resources Officer

Michelle has been employed with Fulmont Community Action Agency, Inc. since September of 1999. Michelle started out as a teacher in the Head Start program instructing three-year-old students. After a year, Michelle was promoted to the Disabilities Coordinator/Mental Health Coordinator then Disabilities/Mental Health Training Manager, Education Training Manager, Education Transition Manager, Associate Director and Human Resources Director/CHRO. In Michelle’s current position, she is responsible for the oversite of the agency’s human resource functions, which includes coordinating, directing and overseeing activities regarding employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, training and employee services. Michelle also oversees the staff for the Senior Transportation department, completes, and submits all NYS required paperwork.

Michelle has a two-year degree in Early Childhood Education from Herkimer County Community College and a BA from Sage colleges in Education and Sociology. Throughout her career at Fulmont, she has attended extensive trainings and obtained certifications in respect to each of her positions held.


Laurenn K. Hinkle - Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer

Laurenn Hinkle returned to Fulmont Community Action Agency, Inc. as the Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer after having previously been employed in the Finance Department as the Accountant. She brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to this role as well as a desire to serve her community. Laurenn possesses an associate’s degree in Paralegal from Schenectady County Community College and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Business &Technology Management concentration) from SUNY Delhi, with sights set on a master’s degree in the near future. She has worked in Accounting and Finance roles in a variety of industries, including services, fashion, entertainment and manufacturing. Laurenn also serves as a New York State Notary Public.

In her personal time, Laurenn has a passion to learn, explore and gain new experiences through travel and education.

Senior Staff

Peter Hansen, Energy Services Director

Myra Trumbull, W. I. C. Director

Katrina Maas, Associate Early Childhood Services Director

Kayla Brown, Early Childhood Services Education Director