CEO, Greater Opportunities for Broome and Chenango Inc. (GOBC)
Mark Silvanic is the CEO of Greater Opportunities for Broome and Chenango Inc (GOBC). In 2016 as the CEO of Opportunities for Broome, he approached a neighboring Community Action Agency (Opportunities for Chenango) and helped to facilitate the first Community Action to Community Action merger in New York State. Prior to joining GOBC, Mark “cut his teeth” in the human service field working for the first 16 years of his career at The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference in various roles. Mark currently serves as the Board President for the East Hills Senior Living Center. He has served as Board Chair for the COC NY-511, (formerly Southern Tier Homeless Coalition) helping them to receive their 501c3 status. Over the last decade, Mark has helped to administer over 40 million dollars in construction and rehabilitation grants in the Southern Tier of Upstate New York. GOBC currently operates close to 200 units of supportive housing in Broome and Chenango County.