2017 Rising Stars
This year’s Rising Stars winners are truly exceptional, not only for their talent and leadership, but also for the breadth of industries they represent. Our honorees are up and coming professionals in biotechnology , health care , information technology ,real estate, education , marketing , and entrepreneurship and other fields. They’ll receive their awards during a ceremony on June 15, 2017 at 800 Westchester Avenue, Rye Brook.
With so many worthy candidates the selection process was exceptionally challenging. Special thanks go to Eon Nichols, Partner, Cuddy and Feder and Chair of the Rising Stars and the Selection Committee for their efforts in choosing the best and brightest from a robust pool of nominees. – Marsha Gordon, BCW President and CEO.
Director, Translational Genetics, Regeneron Genetic Center
Senior Manager of Marketing, Media Planning & Special Events, Thompson & Bender
Owner/Operator, Walter’s Hot Dogs, Inc./Walter’s Hot Dog Truck, Inc.
Partner, Wilson Elser
Portfolio Manager, Altium Wealth Management, LLC
Senior Advisor/ Confidential Scheduler to the County Executive, Westchester County
Director of Community & Family Services, Port Chester Carver Center
Director, Government & Community Relations, Pace University
Corporation Counsel, City of Yonkers
Assistant Professor, Business Administration, The College of Westchester
Director of Project Management, CBRE
Nurse Practitioner, Montefiore Health System
Director of Employment Services, Westhab Inc.
Vice President, Public Policy – US Markets, Mastercard
Foley Artist, Alchemy Post Sound
Director of Acquisitions, Robert Martin Company, LLC
Senior Manager, Maier Markey & Justic LLP
Daniel Harm Jr.
Construction Manager, Transmission Construction, Con Edison
Director of PR & Marketing, Westchester Knicks/MSG
Family Medicine Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
Christine La Porta
Deputy Executive Director, The Westchester Parks Foundation
Assistant Director of Graduate Business Recruitment, Mercy College
Vice President of National Sales, Heineken USA
Managing Director, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Managing Director, Strategies for Wealth
President, Always Printing
Regional Asset Manager, Kite Realty Group
Vice President, Development & External Affairs, Family Services of Westchester
Audiologist/Co-Owner, Audiology Associates of Westchester
Owner, Anna & Jack’s Treehouse
Associate, Leason Ellis LLP
Design Director, American Christmas, Inc.
Partner, Ferrante & Siddiqui, LLP
Director of Rehabilitation & Wellness, Northern Westchester Hospital
Operations Technology & Architecture Supervisor, Reckson A Division of SL Green Realty Corp
Director of Marketing, Robison Oil/Singer Holding Corp.
Vice President Marketing, IAC Applications
Director of Marketing & Business Administration, A.G. Williams Painting Company
Director, Clinical Skills & Simulation Center, New York Medical College
We’re also excited that News12 Westchester anchor/reporter Tara Rosenblum is returning as emcee of the Rising Stars ceremony. Rosenblum, a 2007 Rising Stars winner, has won 16 Emmy awards since joining the station in 2004.
We look forward to seeing you on June 15 as we honor our “40 Under 40” – the best and brightest of Westchester’s young professionals.
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