Skip to Content
Author: The BCW

Leave a Comment

The BCW Dominates “Power 100” List in Westchester

The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) was represented prominently in City & State New York’s “Westchester Power 100” list, including BCW President and CEO Marsha Gordon, who came in at number 8. City & State New York covers local and state politics and policy and created this list to recognize those in Westchester who are not strictly in government but influence it from the outside.

“The BCW is truly the most prestigious business organization in Westchester providing advocacy and economic development leadership initiatives for our county,” said John Ravitz, Executive Vice President of the BCW, who was listed as number 38. “We are pleased that so many members and directors have been recognized by City & State, and we are particularly proud to have our leader Marsha Gordonrank number eight on this prestigious list.”

According to City & State’s website, rankings were compiled based upon “accomplishments, sway in political and policy matters, their economic clout, their philanthropic efforts, their ties to powerful politicians and the constituencies they represent.” The list represents a diverse range of industries and sectors, including large corporations, higher education institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Click here to view the full list. 

Those on the Power 100 list were honored at a dinner last night at Whitby Castle in Rye.

This year’s list includes the following members of the BCW Board of Directors:

  • Mark Weingarten, Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr LLP
  • Timothy Jones, CEO, Robert Martin Co
  • Belinda Miles, President, Westchester Community College
  • Jane Solnick, Director, Westchester Public Affairs, Con Edison
  • Susan Fox, President and CEO, Westchester Institute for Human Development (BCW Board of Directors-elect)
  • Cristyne Nicholas & George Lence, CEO; President, Nicholas & Lence Communications
  • Marvin Krislov, President, Pace University (BCW Board of Directors-elect)
  • Seamus Carey, President, Iona College (BCW Board of Directors-elect)
  • Heidi Davidson, BCW Board Chair-elect, Co-founder, Galvanize Worldwide
  • Dean Bender, Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson & Geoff Thompson, Partners, Thompson & Bender
  • Millie Hernandez-Becker, President and CEO, Skyqueen Enterprises
  • Anthony Justic, BCW Board Chair, Partner, M Group Consulting LLC
  • Michael J. Fosina, President, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • Michael Geisler, President, Manhattanville College
  • Stacey Cohen, President and CEO, Co-Communications
  • Cindy Rubino, President and CEO of YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester

Similar News Items

Con Edison is providing a grant of $1 million to help educational institutions and community partners recruit and train the next generation of clean energy talent. Colleges, nonprofit organizations, trade […]

Read Article

The Westchester Institute for Human Development, a longtime BCW member, will debut a mobile medical truck next month. The Mobile Medical Clinic will provide primary care, podiatry, occupational therapy, laboratory […]

Read Article

Tompkins Community Bank’ Power Breakfast on Tuesday welcomed experts from the local service sector to discuss how they elevate their customers’ experience and increase their expectations. Panelists included Gene Christian […]

Read Article

Become a member

Join the county’s largest and most influential business organization today.

The Business Council of Westchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate, and grow. Over 80 events and programs are offered every year, giving our members ample opportunity to connect and meet with businesses representatives in the Westchester community and beyond.
Back to top