Over 150 WCA members and friends turned out for the Westchester County Association's Quarterly Networking Reception and a powerful night of networking. Held at the Whitby Castle at Rye Golf Club, the event venue was sponsored by Manhattanville College. The NYS Society of CPAs - Westchester Chapter, Westchester County Bar Association, and Westchester Women's Bar Association served as promotional sponsors.
In a recent opinion piece for The Journal News, Marissa Brett, WCA president, touted the specialized job training being provided by the WCA's new Hudson Valley Workforce Academy as one way to help drive economic recovery and vitality in the region.
The Millennials like to walk. They also like to be close to the action. So, a new mixed-use complex in White Plains, offering market rate rental apartments, shopping, and parking—all within walking distance of the White Plains train station—may be just what Millennials are looking for. Construction on the project will begin in March 2015, heralding the revitalization of the city’s downtown district.
Marissa Brett, president of the Westchester County Association, was honored as a New York Business Journal “Woman of Influence” at a luncheon Thursday afternoon in Manhattan. The Journal identified women in the Greater New York City area who have both a successful business career, as well as a strong track record of paying it forward to use their success to help other women. Brett was one of 78 women in the Greater New York City area honored by the New York Business Journal's Women of Influence program, which is part of a national effort by American City Business Journals to identify and celebrate women business leaders and to foster business environments that will create even more successful women in the future.