Category Archives: Business Briefs

Column: Common sense doesn’t cost a cent

By PAUL BOOKBINDER Frequently, readers call or email, and ask me if they can ask a stupid question. As I used to tell my students, when you’re learning about something new, there are no stupid questions, (other than asking if you can ask a stupid question). This especially holds true when it comes to remodeling. […]

Business Briefs 5-22-2015

Foundation board appoints Nancy Roberson Jasper The Board of Advisors of the Westchester Community Foundation announced the appointment of Nancy Roberson Jasper, M.D., a resident of New Rochelle, to the board. Dr. Jasper’s volunteer interests concentrate on efforts concerning local healthcare for women. She holds a B.A. from Indiana University-Bloomington, and a M.D. from the […]

Business Briefs 4-24-2015

Better Homes and Gardens welcomes John Schultz Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty welcomes John Schultz, licensed real estate salesperson, to our White Plains office. Schultz was born in Westchester, raised his family in Rye Brook and now lives and works in White Plains. Since graduating from college, he has spent almost 30 years in […]

Business Briefs 3-27-2015

Collaborative workshop in Rye Ivy Eisenberg, a leading innovation consultant and founder of the White Plains-based Our IdeaWorks, LLC, will host “Connect 2 Innovate 2 Grow,” an innovation workshop for business or organization leaders at Serendipity Labs, Inc., in Rye on Thursday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eisenberg, an accomplished innovation process […]

Business Briefs 2-20-2015

NYPA adds senior VP  Kristine Pizzo, formerly an executive at Columbia University, has joined the New York Power Authority, NYPA, as senior vice president of Human Resources. Pizzo will oversee all employee benefits, programs, services and talent development at the Power Authority, which has 1,700 employees in New York State, including 600 at its administrative […]

Business Briefs 12-19-2014

Stark Office Suites celebrates 10 years in business Stark Office Suites has been providing premium turn-key office space and high-end amenities for professionals and entrepreneurs in the Metropolitan New York area for a decade. Ten years of continued success and business innovation has positioned Stark as the premier provider of executive office suites for entrepreneurs […]

Business Briefs 11-28-2014

Jocelyn Dillon joins Prudential Centennial Realty  Jocelyn Dillon has recently joined Prudential Centennial Realty as a licensed salesperson. The announcement was made by President/Principal RE Broker, Prudential Centennial Realty Mark Nadler. Dillon will be responsible for residential real estate sales in Southern Westchester. Dillon’s years in the business world shapes her approach to representing buyers […]

Business Briefs 10-24-2014

Westmed receives National Recognition for cancer care Westmed Medical Group has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology This is a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the highest standards for quality cancer care. Westmed is the only oncology practice in […]

Business Briefs 8-22-2014

Harrison resident elected Power Authority vice president Last week, the New York Power Authority trustees elected Justin E. Driscoll as NYPA executive vice president and general counsel. In that capacity, he will serve as chief legal officer of the statewide public power utility, which owns and operates 16 hydroelectric and clean natural-gas-fueled power plants, more […]

Business Briefs 7-25-2014

Mary Jo Jacobs joins USI Insurance New York metro office USI Insurance Services, LLC’s New York metropolitan office welcomes to the brokerage Vice President Employee Benefits Advisor Mary Jo Jacobs. With more than 25 years of experience in human resources, Jacobs will apply her benefits knowledge to serve as a producer at USI. For nearly […]