Passero staff are involved in numerous community organizations and are currently serving on several boards of directors for professional organizations, local institutions and nonprofit agencies.
Chief Financial Officer David Passero serves on the board of trustees for Bishop Kearney High School. Bishop Kearney is a community dedicated to providing an environment in which high academic expectations, spirituality and a strong sense of Catholic community enhance the education of the whole person. Passero has served as CFO for the firm since 1998 and has over 30 years of finance experience. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Associate and Architectural Department Manager Peter Richard Wehner was elected to the Executive Committee of the board of directors of American Institute of Architects New York State, serving as secretary. AIANYS is the voice of the architectural community and a resource for its members in service to society, representing architects and the profession of architecture in government and providing services to the membership. The AIANYS board of directors serves as a cumulative voice for the 9,000-plus members. Wehner served as the Rochester Chapter representative on the AIANYS board from 2016-18, and as practice and design director, president, president-elect, and treasurer of the AIA Rochester Chapter in 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012, respectively. Passero Associates values Wehner’s service both to the firm and to the architecture profession as a whole, through his leadership in the AIA. Wehner is a seasoned veteran with over 30 years of architectural experience in various types of projects including real estate development, general construction, design-build and new and renovation projects. He holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in design from Clemson University in South Carolina. Wehner lives in Irondequoit, where he serves as a town councilman.