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Star Power Hones Skills of Future Leaders

The Business Council of Westchester this week celebrated the graduation of its StarPower Class of 2019. The StarPower Leadership Program is a professional development program facilitated by Executive Career Transition Coach, Laura Powers, President of Mt. Kisco-based Powers Career Coaching. StarPower consists of five monthly, in-person meetings held at the BCW’s headquarters in Rye Brook. [...]

By | 2019-05-16T20:04:00-04:00 May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The BCW Remembers Joseph M. Pastore

Dr. Joseph M. Pastore, Jr., a resident of Briarcliff Manor for over 40 years and Professor Emeritus in Residence, Lubin School of Business, Pace University, died on May 13, 2019. An active and longtime leader within The Business Council of Westchester, Pastore was a major contributor to the BCW’s Executive Leadership Program along with Pace [...]

By | 2019-05-16T16:26:47-04:00 May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BCW Energy Conference Puts Future of Westchester Development and Energy Needs in the Spotlight

As part of its ongoing focus on economic development and advocacy in Westchester County, the Business Council of Westchester hosted an important energy conference on May 10 that attracted top business, government and industry officials, including Con Edison President Tim Cawley, to discuss the impacts of the gas moratorium on new development projects in Westchester. [...]

By | 2019-05-16T17:15:52-04:00 May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BCW Sponsors Greyston Panel on Open Hiring and Recruiting Talent

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and Joseph D. Kenner, Vice President of Programs and Partnerships at Greyston. Greyston Bakery along with fellow business leaders from St. John’s Riverside Hospital and CleanCraft, held a panel discussion at the Yonkers Public Library on Wednesday, May 8th exploring the benefits of Open Hiring to recruit talent. A [...]

By | 2019-05-09T17:59:22-04:00 May 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

New York State’s Regional Economic Development Council Launches Workshop Series

Businesses, organizations and municipalities interested in learning more about the ninth round of REDC awards can attend a series of workshops to learn how to apply for grants. The State is offering more than $750 million to support regional priority projects. “I would encourage anyone looking to apply to attend one of these workshops to [...]

By | 2019-05-09T17:33:54-04:00 May 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

United Way and BCW Not for Profit Summit Attracts 600 to hear about Building Community

Westchester County Executive George Latimer, United Way Westchester and Putnam President and CEO Alana Sweeny; BCW President and CEO Marsha Gordon; Westchester County Director of Economic Development Bridget Gibbons; Mercy College President Tim Hall and TD Bank Senior Vice President and Regional Manager Stephen Moroney. The business and not-for-profit worlds met on May [...]

By | 2019-05-09T17:15:42-04:00 May 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Westchester County to Present conXpo on May14 to Connect Businesses to Procurement Opportunities

The Westchester County Office of Economic Development has announced conXpo, a conference designed to connect Minority/Women-Owned Businesses (MWBEs), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOBs) and Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBEs) to procurement opportunities within Westchester County. The half-day conference is being held May 14 from 8 am to noon at the Westchester County Center, White Plains. [...]

By | 2019-05-02T15:06:16-04:00 May 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

BCW to Present Major Energy Conference May 10 to Tackle New Energy Solutions

As part of its ongoing focus on advocacy and economic development, The Business Council of Westchester will present a major energy conference bringing together the industry’s biggest players along with government, private and public sector leaders for a panel discussion on how to transition into the new energy landscape. The conference – Running on Empty? [...]

By | 2019-05-02T14:39:21-04:00 May 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

BCW Celebrates Visionary Leadership at Hall of Fame Dinner

More than 600 people were on hand Tuesday evening to salute the very best of Westchester’s business leaders at the BCW’s 17th Annual Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. This year’s program, which was held at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, honored six visionary leaders whose business successes have contributed to the [...]

By | 2019-05-02T14:20:25-04:00 May 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

BCW Partners with the United Way of Westchester and Putnam on Not-for-Profit Summit on May 6

The not-for-profit and business sectors unite as the United Way of Westchester and Putnam takes its popular Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit to the next level in a new partnership with the Business Council of Westchester. “Building Community” is the theme of this year’s Not-For-Profit Leadership Summit on May 6 from 8:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the [...]

By | 2019-04-25T12:52:49-04:00 April 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments