Annamaria Masucci is the Executive Director (and currently the only staff member) of PITCH Hamburg.
Masucci has been an active member in the village for several years, which began with the Hamburg Community Playground Committee in 2014 and continues with her most recent role as the Community Liaison with the Village of Hamburg for the past 18 months.In 2017. Masucci stepped into an entrepreneurial role when she founded Village Juice Works, and artisanal juice and tea company.
Through her various roles, she has had the ability to make connections with other community members, and facilitated relationships with many of the business owners in the village. Masucci’s work with the village provided an opportunity to expand her knowledge and skills about economic and business development, especially within Hamburg. In addition to her village position, Annamaria has been involved with multiple village organizations including volunteering with Hamburgh Holidays, a member of the Recreation Commission, and board member of the
Village of Hamburg Community Foundation.
Prior to coming to Pitch Hamburg, Masucci spent over 13 years with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center working in tobacco control with Health Systems Change for a Tobacco-Free WNY. During her time at Roswell Park, she graduated with a Masters in Public Health. Her role involved interacting and collaborating with community-based organizations, nonprofit organizations, population health agencies, providers in clinical settings and government officials in Western New York.
When she's not working or volunteering, you can find her teaching yoga at Village Yoga and Wellness, driving her kids to one of their sporting events, or watching her stories on her couch with her dog.