Christin and Dr. Venkat Kolli and Gary and Francine Hall have been named co-chairs of the 2015 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black-tie dinner and entertainment gala.
Kolli, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, is Memorial's full-time chief of surgery. He specializes in surgery of the breast and in minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgical procedures, including single incision robotic gallbladder removal.
Christin Kolli is a former Memorial Medical Center operating room technician who subsequently managed her husband's private medical practice for 10 years. She now enjoys being a full-time mom.
Gary Hall is co-founder and CEO of WTS Inc., a global provider of sustainable solutions for byproduct management. He is a member of the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club board of directors, a co-founder of the HANCI Reading All Stars program and the host of the annual Lower Niagara Sport Fishing Challenge tournament to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He has provided two schools for children in Sierra Leone through EduNations.
An avid golfer, Francine Hall practiced cosmetology for many years and is a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
The 2015 Premier will be held at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 17. Proceeds from the event will benefit behavioral health services at Memorial. For information on sponsorship and donation opportunities, call the Memorial Medical Center Foundation at 716-278-4570.