May 9, 2019
Launch NY Adds President & CEO of Aspera Mel Passarelli to Board of Directors
Buffalo, N.Y. May 2, 2019 – Launch New York (Launch NY), Upstate New York’s first and only venture development organization to provide pro bono mentoring and capital access to high-growth potential startup businesses across the 27 westernmost counties of the state, has added another national-level Director to its Board with the appointment of Mel Passarelli, Esq., President & CEO of Aspera, a Boston, Ma.-based software asset management company. Passarelli is formerly from Buffalo and a University at Buffalo graduate, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Economics and MBA in Finance and Marketing. He also holds a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School. He serves as a board member for several for profit and nonprofit organizations, including the American Heart Association, providing advice and counsel for successful growth.