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  • Westchester’s Economic Outlook Bright for 2016

  • JAN 08, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Collaboration and Planning Are Key for Growth, Observers Say

    The future looks bright for Westchester County in 2016, but there’s work to be done to spur further economic growth, said panelists at the Westchester County Association’s Economic Forecast Breakfast on January 7, which attracted over 300 business leaders who gained a deeper understanding of global, national, and local trends driving the economy in the year ahead.

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  • New BioScience & Technology Center to Rise in Westchester County


  • County Executive Rob Astorino’s Announcement Reflects WCA Economic Development Agenda

    Westchester County may soon be home to a new $1.2 billion biotech research, medical, and office development with retail space, a 100-room hotel, and eventually, a children’s living center, according to County Executive Robert Astorino, who unveiled the plans at the WCA’s Economic Forecast Breakfast on January 7. The Westchester BioScience & Technology Center would be developed on 80 acres in Valhalla, with private sector developer Fareri Associates. 

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  • Fall Leadership Dinner

    • Nov 17, 2016, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, New York 10591
  • Celebrating Leaders in Growth, Innovation & Talent

    Online registration is now closed.  Please call 914-948-6444 to inquire about seats.  Thank you!

    The evening’s agenda

    5:30 p.m. Networking Cocktail Reception
    7:00 p.m. Dinner & Awards
    8:30 p.m. Dessert Reception

    Alfred B. DelBello Visionary Award Recipients

    City of New Rochelle, Hon. Noam Bramson
    City of White Plains, Hon. Thomas M. Roach
    City of Yonkers, Hon. Mike Spano
    City of Mount Vernon, Hon. Richard Thomas

    2016 Leadership Award Recipients

    Riz Khaliq
    Vice President, Client Engagement for IBM Global Government, IBM Corp

    Paula Mandell
    Senior Vice President and Area Executive, M & T Bank

    Tarek Pertew
    Co-Founder, Uncubed

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  • Leadership and the Role of Teams in the New Economy

    • Mar 10, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Whitby Castle
    • 330 Boston Post Road
    • Rye, New York 10573
  • Featured Speaker: David Severance, renowned coach and facilitator

    Online registration for this event is now closed.  Walk-ins are welcome. 

    Business Intel Series presents
    Leadership & the Role of Teams in the New Economy


    What you will get out of this interactive workshop:
    • How to lead even if you're not the leader
    • How to use team experiences for career advancement
    • How to communicate with colleagues more effectively, and much more!
    Attendees will get valuable and tangible tools to take back to your office and implement immediately!

    Who should attend:
    Leadership is not defined by a position within a company. Whether you are the CEO or just starting your career, this dynamic session was designed especially for you!

    Keynote Speaker
    : David Severance, President & CEO, Advanced Development Services

    David is a certified executive coach and organizational development expert with 25 years of experience working with both small and multi-national firms. 

    His Emotional Intelligence expertise is in high demand by international executives who need to find ways to quickly and effectively relate with and influence those coming from cultures vastly different from their own.  He has worked with C-level clients from Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East.

    David spent 15 years in the travel field with one of the world's largest airlines, and has also founded and run two international coaching firms. He has personally served executives and teams at IBM, GE, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, PriceWaterhouse, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, Honda, and many others.

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  • Good News! Bipartisan 'No Tax Increase' Budget Passes in Westchester

  • DEC 17, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • WCA to Serve as a Watchdog in 2016

    As many of you know, on Monday, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers passed a "no tax increase" 2016 Budget for Westchester County. We applaud County Executive Rob Astorino and Chairman Mike Kaplowitz and his colleagues in the County Legislature on working together in a collaborative way to avoid what might have become a fiscal disaster. 

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