Meet Our Team

Timothy J. Palisano
President
Timothy Palisano graduated from the Niagara University in 1985 with a B.S. Major in transportation. He has completed the Strategic Planning Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership School of Management at the University of Buffalo in 2000. A graduate of Dale Carneige Course and Licensed Realtor state of Florida, he worked in all aspects of the business which includes sales, operations and trade/logistics. Mr. Paliano currently serves as President of NYS Mover and Warehouse Association...He also serves on the Board of Niagara University, Family Business Center, Lovell safety 251 group and NYS tariff Bureau.

William Thomas Palisano
Vice President – Sales / President / Lincoln Archives, Inc
William Palisano manages the sales operation for the Buffalo, NY moving company. He assisted in managing (and eventually managing for 2 years) sales operations for Rochester, NY, the National accounts Sales - Buffalo, NY and O&I Sales – Buffalo, NY. In 1996, the Buffalo sales team won third place in COD sales volume booking for the entire US Market for Atlas Van Lines/Atlas World Group. Other awards this office gained were: Atlas Van lines $1 million booker /sales Achievement Award: 1997, 1998, 1999. Atlas Van Lines President's Sales growth Award: 1996& 2003. Atlas van lines specialized transportation sales award: 1993, 1997, 2003. Roswell Park Cancer Institute: 3rd Largest fundraiser for 2003 Industry campaign.

Specialized Transportation Sales/Lincoln Moving & Storage/Atlas Van Lines
January 1989 - December 1997 (9 years), Buffalo
Atlas van lines specialized transportation Sales Award: 1993, 1997

Manager of Information Systems and Services / Lincoln Securities Corp.
January 1988 - December 1992
(5 years)  Buffalo, Rochester Syracuse, Tampa
Linking all computers and accounting systems between four (4) offices and parent company. Also links all moving company systems with Atlas Van Lines (primarily dispatch load board/planning/dispatch system, for utilization increases/efficiencies within Lincoln's 4 fleet's). Wrote software which automated entire inventory control, tracking and billing systems for Lincoln warehousing company.

Education
State University of New York at Buffalo- School of Management
BS: Business Administration (1989)
Dual Minors: Finance
MIS

Joseph Patrick Palisano
Joe brings to Lincoln companies, a diverse background in running Self-Storage, Moving and Storage warehouse in Buffalo and Tampa. Joe began his career with the company at western New York foreign Trade Zone in Lackawanna while managing the warehouse team. Joe continued his management in operations in the Buffalo office and also manages the warehouse. He currently oversees the Tampa office and handles all interest sales for all moving operations. He also manages the real estate for all companies.

Beth Churzynski
Controller
Beth joined the Lincoln group of companies in 1997 as the Human Resource Manager/Assistant Controller and was later promoted to the company Controller. Motivated by the challenges the diversity of the business brings, she is the "watchdog" for the company. Many of Beth's day to day functions which includes a huge responsibility for organizing, directing and controlling the work of the accounting personnel in collecting, summarizing and interpreting financial data for the use of management, creditors, investors and taxing authorities. She also assists in budget, cost controls and accounting practices. As a member of the top management team, she plays an intricate part in assisting with forecasts for proposed projects of the organization, involved in measuring actual performance against operating plans and standards and interprets the results of operations for all levels of management. She has a BS. degree in Accounting from Canisius College and is a Dale Carnegie Leadership seminar graduate.

Richard Dowd
Human Resources
Richard has been with Lincoln Moving & Storage since 2002. His key role involves payroll management including tabulation of accrued employee benefits. Richard is diligent when working with various management teams with his contributions in developing and implementing organizational strategies, policies and practices. He is actively involved in weekly board meetings where his involvement is crucial in some of the decision making involving company healthcare/401 K. He has a major leadership role in multiple warehouse functions; overall, performing various jobs and responsibilities in all areas within the organization. Richard has a really good understanding of the intercompany relationships and is a vital member to the team. He is an active member in SHRM, Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association and Niagara Family Business group. Richard also has a BA in Psychology Buffalo State College of New York.

Steve Balcerzak
Operations Manager (Buffalo)
Steve has been with Lincoln companies for over 15 years and directly coordinates pricing, sales, and/or distribution of services. He is diligent in managing staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties. Involved in financial statements reviews, sales and activity reports, and other performance data, Steve measures productivity and goal achievement to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement. He is established and involved in the implementation of departmental policies, goals objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, and or owners of the organization officials, and staff members as necessary. Steve determines staffing requirements, interview, hire and train new employees or oversee those personnel processes. He is a University of Buffalo Graduate.

Joseph Scibelli
Relocation Consultant (Buffalo)
A native of Long Island, New York and graduate of The Ohio State University, Joe moved to Western New York in 2008 and joined the Lincoln Moving & Storage sales team. After years of working in his family owned business, he made a seamless transition into working with the fifth generation of Palisanos at Lincoln. His emphasis is always on providing exceptional customer service as well as building relationships with local realtors to ensure future referrals.

Karen Toole
General Manager (Syracuse)
Karen has wide range of experience in the transportation and warehousing industry, including commercial moving, logistics consolidation, distribution, as well as household relocation. She is a recent graduate of SUNY Empire State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. Karen utilizes her education, knowledge and devotion to further promote the outstanding service and quality care that Lincoln Moving & Storage of Syracuse has to offer.

Mike Kalish
Sales Manager (Syracuse)
Mike is a graduate of the University of Missouri, and has over 40 years' experience in the moving industry. He is central New York native that has lived in Syracuse for most of his life. Mike has been employed with Atlas Van Lines since 1978. Whether the move is local or long distance, Mike always enjoys advising and helping our clients with all their relocation needs. 

Mark Bell
Relocation Consultant (Syracuse)
Mark was born and raised in the Syracuse area and he has experience in the moving and storage business that spans over four decades. He has grown up in the industry, as generations of his family owned a moving company. This provided him with significant knowledge in all aspects of the industry. Assisting our valued customers with their commercial and family relocations, has been a lifelong passion for Mark.

Thomas Richter
Sales Representative
Thomas was born in Lockport, NY in 1968. His has a diverse background in sales, marketing and communications. Mark started working with Lincoln Moving & Storage of Buffalo in March 2006 as the Corporate Sales Executive handling National accounts, corporate moves as well as Residential moves for local, intra, interstate and international COD moving.