5th Annual Regional Workforce Development Summit

March 21, 2024
8:00am - 10:00am
C.V. Rich Mansion
305 Ridgeway
White Plains, NY 10605
Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $95.00

Join leaders from business, education, economic development, government, workforce development, nonprofits and foundations at the 5th Annual Regional Workforce Development Summit.

Learn about new strategies, programs, services and resources that are being used to meeting recruitment and retention goals. Discover new ways to create and sustain impactful talent pipelines with local partners.

Event Details:
8:00am – Continental Breakfast Buffet & Networking
8:30am – Program Begins



Roberta Reardon
New York State Department of Labor Commissioner
New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon was appointed in October 2015 to oversee the Department’s more than 3,300 employees. On June 15, 2016, Commissioner Reardon was unanimously confirmed by the New York State Senate. Previously, Commissioner Reardon served as President...
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President Frank D. Sánchez, PhD
Manhattanville College
In July 2023, Frank D. Sánchez, PhD, began his tenure as Manhattanville College’s fifteenth—and first ever Latino—president. A longstanding champion of diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, Dr. Sánchez is renowned for expanding opportunities for increasingly diverse student...
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Kiegh Dudley, CPA - Senior Campus Recruiting Specialist
Kiegh Dudley is a Senior Campus Recruiting Specialist, serving as a primary lead for all campus recruiting efforts involving CohnReznick’s five New York Metro offices, including the company’s headquarters in Manhattan, NY. He has quite an interesting journey as he previously spent time...
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Dr. Sylvia Blake; Dean and Chief Operating Officer
LIU Hudson
Dr. Sylvia Blake is Dean and Chief Operating Officer of LIU Hudson, a regional campus of Long Island University, based in Purchase, NY. Dr. Blake earned her doctorate at Teachers College, Columbia University and her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The City College of New York. She...
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Denise M. Stefano, CPA CGMA MBA - Associate Professor Accounting Department
Mercy University
Professor Denise M. Stefano, CPA CGMA MBA is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Department of Mercy University and also serves as the Chairperson of the Accounting Program. Professor Stefano previously served as the Accounting Program Graduate Program Director and served a one-year term as...
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Bernadette Amicucci PhD, DNS, MBA, FNP-BC, CNE, NEA-BC
White Plains Hospital
Dr. Amicucci is the Senior Director of Clinical Education & the founding director of the ANCC accredited Nurse Residency program at White Plains Hospital. She has been in nursing for many years with experience in acute care, community health, administration, and nursing education.
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