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  • WCA to Honor Leaders in Smart Growth, Innovation, and Talent on November 17

  • NOV 01, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS

  • IBM’s Riz Khaliq, M&T’s Paula Mandell, Uncubed’s Tarek Pertew, and Westchester Mayors Noam Bramson, Thomas Roach, Mike Spano, and Richard Thomas to be Recognized

    The Westchester County Association will honor several outstanding members of the Westchester business and civic community at its Fall Leadership Dinner on November 17. The dinner, “Celebrating Leaders in Smart Growth, Innovation, and Talent,” will spotlight the following individuals for their contributions to the community, passionate leadership, creativity, and impact:

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  • Empire Center for Public Policy Talk

    • Dec 13, 2016, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    • WCA Headquarters
    • 1133 Westchester Avenue
    • White Plains, NY 10604
  • Guest speakers: E.J. McMahon and Tim Hoefer

    Join Research Director E.J. McMahon and Executive Director Tim Hoefer as they share their recent report: Benchmarking New York: Local Government Taxes, Spending and Debt comparing and ranking government tax, spending and debt levels for hundreds of counties, towns, cities and villages throughout New York.


    Please email events@westchester.org to RSVP for this no-charge program.

    Open to members only. Call 914-948-6444 with any questions.

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  • Best Practices for 401(k) Financial Wellness

    • Feb 15, 2017, 7:30 am - 10:00 am
    • Morgan Stanley
    • 2000 Westchester Avenue
    • White Plains, New York 10605
  • Understanding your Fiduciary Responsibilities in a Changing Landscape


    This is a no charge event, but registration is required for security purposes.

    Click here to RSVP by email

    Best Practices for 401(k) Financial Wellness

    Understanding your Fiduciary Responsibilities and examining the changing landscape of retirement plans

    Hosted by The Maddelena Group at Morgan Stanley
    Promotional Sponsor: Westchester Women's Bar Association
                                                              
    Learn about:
     ·         ERISA, IRS and DOL requirements
    ·         The Implications of signing the 5500
    ·         Preparing for a DOL audit
    ·         Trends for 401(k) and other qualified retirement plans
    ·         Risk Mitigation techniques to reduce personal liability as a plan sponsor
    ·         Selecting and monitoring service providers
    ·         How to help your employees become financially fit

    Program Moderated by:

    Lawrence W. Bahr, CFP®, CRPS®
    Corporate Retirement Director; Financial Advisor,
    The Maddalena Group, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

    Presentations by:

    Jim Kais, Managing Director, Retirement Practice Leader Transamerica
    “Asset pooling: A new era for retirement plans”

    Ruben Gonzalez, Retirement Director, Janus Capital Group
    “Recent Case Studies in Fiduciary Failures: Why Plan Sponsors Are Being Sued and the Importance of Process”

    Timothy J. Desmond, CPA, Partner, Director of Employee Benefit Services PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP,
    “Pointers for Fiduciaries from the Auditor”

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  • Former White House Official Joins WCA's Gigabit Westchester Initiative

  • OCT 24, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Blair Levin, Executive Director of Gig. U, Takes Volunteer Advisory Role

    Bill Mooney, President and CEO of the Westchester County Association (WCA), announced today that Blair Levin, Executive Director of Gig.U: The Next Generation Network Innovation Project and a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, has joined the WCA’s Blueprint for Smart Growth team as a volunteer advisor to the WCA’s Gigabit Broadband initiative, which was announced on October 6th at a press conference. Levin served in the Obama administration where, from 2009-2010, he oversaw the development of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan. Levin also served in the Clinton administration as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the FCC. 

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