Peter J. O'Neill
Fayetteville, New York
Mr. O'Neill graduated from LeMoyne College in 1969 and began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Ernst, now Ernst & Young. During his 19 years there, including 8 years as a partner, he served a wide variety of clients, many of which were in the insurance industry, including the Utica National Insurance Group.
In 1989, he joined Agway, Inc., a farm cooperative conglomerate, with divisions in Farm Supplies, Energy, Agricultural Products, Leasing and Property Casualty Insurance. He served in a variety of positions, including Chief Financial Officer, from 1992 through 2004, at which time he retired.
Mr. O'Neill is a former Director or Trustee of Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Central New York, Community General Hospital, Crouse Hospital Foundation, The Health Foundation of Western and Central New York, The Institute of Cooperative Financial Officers, LeMoyne College Board of Regents, LeMoyne College Alumni Board of Governors, The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, and The United Way of Central New York. He served as President of The Institute of Cooperative Financial Officers and LeMoyne College Alumni Board of Governors as well as the Chairman of the Allocation Committee of The United Way of Central New York.