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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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  • Gigabit Westchester

    • Nov 10, 2016, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Tappan Hill Mansion
    • 200 Gunpowder Lane
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • Blair Levin to be keynote speaker

    Online Registration is now closed.


    BLAIR LEVIN, A FORMER OFFICIAL IN THE CLINTON AND OBAMA ADMINISTRATIONS, TO JOIN WCA’S “GIGABIT WESTCHESTER” INITIATIVE AS A “VOLUNTARY COUNSELOR”

    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 Voluntary Counselor to the WCA’s Gigabit Broadband initiative, which was announced on October 6th at a press conference. Levin served in the first Obama administration as Executive Director of the National Broadband Plan and in the Clinton administration as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the FCC, where from 2009-2010, Levin oversaw the development of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan.

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  • Young Professionals Happy Hour

    • Oct 18, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Lola's Mexican Kitchen
    • 169 East Post Road
    • white plains, NY 10601
  • Emerging Leaders + Networking = A Great Opportunity

    This is a great opportunity to meet other emerging leaders in Westchester and the surrounding areas, including members of our Young Professionals' Group Advisory Board, and to make new connections. Learn what the YP’s and the Westchester County Association are all about, and how you can get involved.

    All of our Happy Hours are open to all interested young professionals in the area. We always suggest attending a YP Happy Hour as a great first introduction to the Westchester County Association and its initiatives!

    No need to RSVP.  Free to attend, with a pay-as-you-go bar. 

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