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Hilbert Appoints Four New Board Members

Release Date:
June 13, 2013
Contact:
Matt Heidt,
716-926-8792

HAMBURG, N.Y. – James Domres, John Fago, Frederick Giese, and Jason Luna have been named to three-year terms on the Hilbert College Board of Trustees.

James Domres is Senior Vice President/COO at DIGITS LLC, a Western New York-based digital forensics and cyber security firm, which he co-founded in 2006. During his 34-year law enforcement career, Domres held a wide range of investigative and supervisory assignments culminating as the Assistant Chief Investigator for the New York State Attorney General. He was a highly decorated member of law enforcement with his efforts being recognized in the United States Congressional Record. He was a leader and member of several State and Federal Task Forces, including the Joint Terrorism Task Force. He co-founded the Drug Interdiction Response Task Force to interrupt the narcotics pipeline from New York City to upstate New York. He co-founded the Western New York Regional Computer Forensic Lab and sat on its Executive Board for almost 10 years. He was also an adjunct at Hilbert, teaching Computer Investigations, Computer Security, and Computer Forensics. Domres earned his bachelor’s degree from Canisius College. He is also a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

John Fago is currently the Senior Director for Channel Marketing and Account Management at Ingram Micro North America. Under his leadership, the channel team manages the overall marketing efforts for SMB, Public Sector, and Healthcare including its associated partner communities (VentureTech Network, SMBAlliance, System ArchiTECHs, and Public Sector Elite). Prior to taking on his current role, Fago was Director of Sales and responsible for developing Ingram Micro’s strategy and sales operations for our solution provider market in the Midwest region.  A 16-year veteran of Ingram Micro, he has consistently worked with the sales team to drive profitable growth. Fago has been honored with the Ingram Micro Award of Excellence, the VTN Partnership Award, President’s Club, and he is a graduate of the first Executive Leadership Academy with UC Irvine.   He earned his bachelor’s degree from Canisius College.

Frederick Giese is General Manager, NOCO Distribution, LLC a division of NOCO Energy, Corp.  Giese is a member of the National Lubricant Distributors Advisory Council (NLDAC) and the Imperial Oil Branded Distributor Advisory Council.  He is also a member of the Niagara Frontier Boy Scouts Executive Board. Giese earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and history from Allegheny College and his master of business administration from Canisius College.

Jason Luna is an alumnus of Hilbert College and an attorney. He founded Jason C. Luna, PLLC, a personal injury firm, in 2005.  His firm represents clients from Western New York to Manhattan and has achieved numerous multi-million dollar awards.  Luna previously served as an Assistant District Attorney at the age of 25.   Luna is an adjunct at Hilbert and has established the Jason C. Luna Endowment Scholarship.  He was named Hilbert’s Man of the Year in 1996.  He was a board member of the Valley Community Association and the Hilbert College Alumni Association.  Luna earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Hilbert in 1996.  He also is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo Law School.



Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.