Impact PR & Communications Appoints Kate Wark Executive VP

Impact PR & Communications, Ltd., an award-winning Hudson Valley public relations and marketing firm, has announced the appointment of Kate Wark as executive vice president. Wark comes to the team with more than 17 years of PR experience, having held positions at Quinn, Mower and Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications throughout her career. She will help [...]

By | 2018-08-07T15:18:32-04:00 August 7th, 2018|Member News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCW to County: Airport is Essential for Economic Development in Westchester

John Ravitz, executive vice president and COO of the Business Council of Westchester, continued to stand up in support of the Westchester County Airport during all three public hearings held this month by County Executive George Latimer. In his remarks, Ravitz hammered home that the airport is a key economic asset for Westchester County, adding that many businesses [...]

By | 2018-06-29T12:09:38-04:00 June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Latimer Transition Team Presents Final Report

The findings of a 15-member transition team appointed by the administration of Westchester County Executive George Latimer were released this week with more than 500 recommendations for improving services in Westchester. From mid-November through mid-January, the committees met frequently, sent out public surveys, interviewed stakeholders, conducted issue research and worked diligently to come up with [...]

By | 2018-06-07T17:17:45-04:00 June 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TMB’s James P. McKenna Promoted to AVP, Marketing Officer

Tompkins Mahopac Bank (TMB) has announced the promotion of James P. McKenna to assistant vice president, marketing officer. In his new role, McKenna will expand on his previous position as marketing officer, marketing communications business partner with TMB, including leading integrated marketing efforts for corporate campaigns and the growth of the Tompkins brand. Earlier, he [...]

By | 2018-05-18T14:50:28-04:00 May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton to Accept Award at BCW Annual Dinner

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the featured speaker at The Business Council of Westchester’s Annual Fall Dinner on Monday, November 20 at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook. At that time The Business of Council of Westchester will present Secretary Clinton with the Westchester Global Leadership Laureate Award. “We are pleased to present Westchester’s [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:11-05:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Milestone Project to Transform Downtown

The revitalization of downtown New Rochelle got another big boost with the announcement this week of RXR Realty’s plans to build two 28-story mixed-use towers on the site of parking garage south of Main Street. The $300 million, two-phase development would feature 650 and 700 residential units between the two towers plus 35,000 – 40,000 [...]

By | 2017-07-27T17:19:43-04:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Forum Focuses on ‘Hidden Hunger’ in Westchester

From left, John Ravitz, Executive VP and COO, Business Council of Westchester; Dr. Mona Kennedy, Family Medicine Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester; State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins; Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino; Bob Yager, Senior Vice President and Division Lead of Stop & Shop New York Metro Division; Leslie Gordon, CEO and President of [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:11-05:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership: What I learned from StarPower

Leadership is not something you’re born with, but something you learn. That’s the message that some top leaders had for aspiring leaders on May 15 at the latest session of StarPower Leadership Program, a 10-month professional development program offered by the BCW and run by long time career coach and Business Council member, Laura Powers, [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:12-05:00 May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Business is Growing

Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of the Business Council of Westchester, announced the expansion of the Westchester Green Business (WGB) program in New York State today at the quarterly Westchester Green Business Leaders in Sustainability Speaker Series held at Westchester Community College. Westchester Green Business was awarded funding through The Cleaner, Greener Communities initiative (CGC), [...]

By | 2016-12-09T17:05:58-05:00 December 8th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Big Week for Biotech in Westchester

From left, County Office of Economic Development Director William M. Mooney III; Randi D. Schwartz, Director of BioInc@NYMC; NYMC Vice President of Government Affairs Dr. Robert W. Amler; State Senator Terrence Murphy; County Executive Robert P. Astorino and BCW President and CEO Marsha Gordon Westchester’s booming biotech industry, a sector strongly supported by [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-05:00 December 8th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments