The Yorktown Small Business Association is hosting the third annual Small Business Symposium, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 29, at Mercy College’s Yorktown campus, 2651 Strang Blvd.
This year’s theme is entrepreneurship with a spotlight on women and minorities in business. Meet local elected officials, business owners, entrepreneurs, and area resources for small business. There will also be a continental breakfast, speakers—including Keynote Speaker George Latimer, Westchester County executive—networking, workshops, and a light lunch.
In addition to the keynote speaker, the lineup of speakers/presenters includes:
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- Bob Giordano, YSBA founder/president
- Chereese Jervis-Hill, 914Inc Businesswoman of the Year, founder/president of Events to Remember
- Michael Zarrilli, senior director of graduate admissions at Mercy College
- Lori Josephs, head of people and culture at Shrub Oak International School
- Candice Baugh, career/vocational transition coordinator at Shrub Oak International School
- Cheryl Sanchez, founder/CEO of TheNetWorks Organization and author of “The Journey of Success”
Event sponsors and partners are: M&T Bank, Mercy College, Giordano Builders, TheNetWorks Organization, Westchester Community College, the Westchester Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Professional Women of Westchester, Women’s Enterprise Development Center, Rockland Economic Development Corporation Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and PCSB Bank.
RSVP is recommended with a suggested $15 donation to benefit the YSBA Scholarship Fund. Workshop space is limited.
For additional information, visit the YSBA website at yorktownsba.com or contact Bob Giordano at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-874-4347.