Young Professional (YP) Summit
The Balancing Act: Invest in Yourself
October 25, 2023
Get ready for our 7th annual YP Summit! This day is designed to be an all in-person & full-day event with access to all sessions & speakers.
Personal and professional skills will be honed with our interactive session formatting and meaningful connections can be made throughout the event.
Our break-out session speakers come from all over the Southern Tier and New York State. Topics will apply to young professionals across all industries and professions!
Our interactive session formatting will help hone personal and professional skills. In-Person attendees will have access to the Keynote and Featured Speakers.
The Importance of Getting Involved – 10 Ways to Get Involved in Bing
Moderator: Hadassah Mativetsky, RL Quality Management Systems LLC
Shawn Carey, Emerging Leaders Society Co-Chair
Nikita Robinson, Southern Tier Young Professionals President
Alison Twang, Binghamton University Center for Civic Engagement
Building a Career as a YP
Moderator: Rose Olsen, Greater Binghamton Education Outreach Program
William Brennan, Parlor City Furniture
Jacob Kumpon, KLAW Industries
Desirée McCormick, Tesorina Boutique
President: Joseph Criscitello, One Connect
Toastmaster: Greg Lesko, JD, AIF®, Lesko Financial Services
Speaker: Joey Criscitello, Content Producer for Screen Rant
Table Topics Master: Susan Newcomb, United Way Broome County
Grammarian/Word of the Day: Peggy Welch, Meta HR Crisis Manager
“Ah Counter”: Jeremy Vitale, M&T Bank
Timer: Jackson Lesko, Lesko Financial Services
First-Time Leader Coach
Why First-Time Leaders Fail – Defined & Prevented
United Health Services
SUNY Broome, Side Room Sounds, and M.E. Creativeworks
How Do I Train Myself?
Leadership & Entrepreneurism
Nate Rose, Parlor City Furniture
Allison Drihmi, Keller Williams
Chris Rhoades, Beer Tree Brew
Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra
The Art of Getting Things Done on Time
Michael Karl Magic
Leading Through Influence
The YP Summit is an energizing event for young professionals to grow and develop themselves and their careers. The full-day conference provides professional development through multiple Keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and interactive activities all geared toward, and planned by, millennials. This year is the YP Summit’s sixth year, taking place as an innovative hybrid event and delivering the same level of quality speakers and topics as in year’s past.
The unique aspects included in the YP Summit are critical to the retention of young professionals in the Greater Binghamton region. The structure of the day allows for meaningful conversations and connections made between attendees, as well as building business and leadership skills.
Abby Blinn, ETM Solar Works
Andrea Lange, Chemung Canal Trust Company
Ashley Peck, Visions Federal Credit Union
Celeste Reardon, Visions Federal Credit Union
Chelsea E. Aiosa, Levene Gouldin & Thompson LLP
Christa Reese, The Raymond Corporation
Dylan Conrad, Visions Federal Credit Union
Jaclyn Zindell, United Health Services
Jessica Starr, The Raymond Corporation
Jordyn Brecciaroli, BAE Systems, Inc.
Kennan Miller, Equitable Advisors
Megan Friedel, The Raymond Corporation
Sami Wyatt, ICS
Shawn Carey, Otter Products
Troy Carey, Visions Federal Credit Union