D. Patrick Curley was confirmed by the New York
State Senate for a five-year term as a Power Authority trustee on
October 22, 2007, following his nomination by Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
Mr. Curley, of the Town of Orchard Park near Buffalo
and a lifetime resident of Western New York, is president of St.
Lawrence Business Consultants, a financial consulting firm which he
founded in 1977. The company has clients in banking, manufacturing,
education and various other interests in the private, public and
He has served on the boards of several corporations
and is a member of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee, a
high-security, public-private partnership that engages business
leaders in formulating U.S. trade policy.
Mr. Curley served three terms on the Orchard Park Town
Board, and chairs the Board of Trustees of Erie County Central
Police Services, an administrative criminal justice agency, and has
been a member of the Orchard Park Fire Company for nearly 40 years.
Mr. Curley is the founder of the Orchard Park Council of the Arts and
has been a member of the National Board of Directors of the American
Heart Association. He has served on the board of Mercy Hospital of
Buffalo and on the President's Council of D'Youville College in
He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and
a Master of Science from Canisius College in Buffalo.