Business Council of Westchester Announces 2020 class of Rising Stars
Real Estate In-Depth | June 2020
The Business Council of Westchester has announced its 2020 class of Rising Stars, a diverse and highly talented group representing an impressive array of professions. The winners will be honored on Sept. 2 at a location to be announced.
“Every year I am very impressed with the exceptional quality and diversity of our honorees, and this year is no exception,” said Rising Stars Chairman Joseph McCoy, region manager, commercial lending, SVP, People’s United Bank. “I congratulate this year’s winners who represent a next generation of up and coming young professionals in Westchester County,’’ he added.
The 2020 Rising Stars are:
Fabiola Abreu, Director of Care Management and Community Projects, ANDRUS
Alejandro Alvarez, Co-Founder, Soulful Synergy, LLC
Jonathan Bandel, VP, Strategy and Innovation, White Plains Hospital
Jonathan L. Berliner, MD, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists
Michael Bilt, Partner, Atlas Adjustments
Victoria Bruno, Business Development Manager, Kings Capital Construction
Jason Campbell, Senior Director of Business Development & Marketing, ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP
Rachel Carpenter, Interim Associate VP for Student Affairs & Dean for Students, Pace University
Kimberley Ennis, Associate Director of Nursing at Mount Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Hospital
Christian Espinoza, President/CEO, WOW! Building Maintenance Solutions Inc.
Caryn Friedman, Middle School Teacher, White Plains City School District
Joshua Gaccione, Director of Student Support Services, Westchester Community College
Lola Gazivoda, Team Leader-Vice President, M&T Bank
Anne Marie Gianutsos, Chief Marketing Officer, Houlihan Lawrence
Joseph V. Graziose, Vice President, RXR Realty
Jeffrey M. Helf, Sr. VP & Chief Financial Officer, PCSB Bank
Ram Jagadeesan, Managing Partner, Lightbridge Academy
Lisa Kiser, Vice President, Beacon Adhesives
Albert Kwon, MD, Anesthesiologist, Westchester Medical Center
Colleen Mackey, Associate Director, Strategic Alliances, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Simone R. Mair, DOO, Curly Girl Collective
Eric Mandell, Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr LLP
Robert McNamara, Director of Operations & Management, GHP Office Realty
Amy Natsoulis, Partner, Cuddy & Feder LLP
James Nolan, Founder & President, The Michael Nolan Memorial Fund
Kevin L. Pohlman, M.Ed., NRP, FACHE, CCEMT-P, CHSE, CHSOS, NHDP-BC, Asst. Director, Center for Disaster Medicine/Asst. Professor of Public Health, New York Medical College
Ailton Ramos, Section Mgr, Bronx/Westchester Contract Management, Consolidated Edison Company of New York
Kathleen Reckling, Deputy Director, ArtsWestchester
William Segel, Owner & President, Segel & Co., Inc.
Connor Shanahan, Manager Multi-Specialty Clinics and AIDS Care, Westchester Medical Center
Andrew Sindell, Manager of Volunteer Recruitment, American Red Cross – Metro NY North Chapter
Adeepa D. Singh, MD, Director of Pain Management, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
Matt Slater, Town Supervisor, Town of Yorktown
Marco Tolisano, Senior Sales Analyst & Director of Oil Operations, Robison Energy Commercial LLC
Jennie Valles, MD, Attending Neurologist, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
Juliette Vendryes, Administrative Director, Cardiology & Pulmonary Services, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
Steven Vescio, Mayor; CFO, Village of Briarcliff Manor; LAWS Construction Co.
Adam S. Weissman, Ph.D., Founder, President and CEO, Weissman Children’s Foundation and The Child& Family Institute
Ray Wilcox, Executive Director & Brand Strategist, Yonkers Arts, Inc.
Daniel Wright, Director of Business Development, JDM Benefits
The Rising Stars program is modeled after the national business recognition program “40 under 40.” Rising Stars honorees were chosen based on professional and/or entrepreneurial accomplishments, professional and/or business affiliations, and demonstrated leadership skills.