Southern Tier Community-Minded Business Leaders

(In addition to County Execs, Mayors, Town Supervisors, etc., as well as most every Southern Tier employee working and thus improving the area via their respective company – the list below is an attempt to highlight leaders focused on improving the area via actions beyond their own institution.)

. .  Dr. Harvey Stenger, President Binghamton University & Co-Chair STREDC
. .  Tom Tranter, President & CEO of Corning Enterprises & Co-Chair STREDC
. .  Donna Howell, Regional Director, Southern Tier STREDC Regional Director
. . Jen Gregory, Executive Director, Southern Tier 8
. .  Chelsea M Robertson, Exec Dir STC Regional Board
Note: leaders above are commissioned to lead cross-county economic development 
. . Jeff Smith, Southern Tier’s #1 Strategic Planner & Volunteer
. . Tom Kowalik, President, Kowalik & Associates LLC
. . Michael Decker, Owner, ERA Decker Real Estate
. . Cliff Olin, Managing Director, Olin Capital Advisors Inc
Note: all leaders above should meet to align public planning efforts
. . Ty Muse, President & CEO, Visions Federal Credit Union
. . Dr. Kathryn Boor, Dean of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Cornell University
. . Kathryn Connerton, President & CEO, Lourdes Hospital
. . Martin A. Dietrich, COB, NBT Bank
. . Mark Field, CEO, Raymond Corporation
. . John Hughes, Owner, Rumble Ponies
. . Michael Laliberte, President, Delhi University
. . Michael Printup, President, Watkins Glen International Speedway
. . Linda M. Shumaker, President, Shumaker Engineering & Surveying PC
. . Jennifer Conway, President, Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
. . Barbara Ann Heegan, President, Otsego County Chamber of Commerce
. . Shalesh Upreti, President, C4V & Interim CEO, Imperium3
. . James Nichols, COO, Buckingham Manufacturing
. . Betsey Hale, President, Three Rivers Development Corporation
. . Marc Newman, Managing Member, Newman Development Group LLC
. . Gina Curcio, President Curcio Printing
. . Rick Mancini, Director, Customized Energy Solutions
. . Mike Straight, President, Clean Energy Technology Resources LLC
. . Stacey Duncan, Deputy Director of Community & Economic Development @ The Agency
. . George Schaefer, President, Schaefer Gardens Inc
. . Bob Joseph, Radio Talk Show Radio Host, WNBF
. . Debbie Morello, Principal Owner, Morello & Associates
. . Jesan Sorrells, CEO, Human Services Consulting & Training
. . Darren MacDonald, Entrepreneurial Leader in the Southern Tier
. . Ronald Abess. Senior Regional Leader, Primerica Financial Services
. . Camila Hoffman, President, Hue
. . Tim Tebow, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, SEC Network & Positive Force Multiplier
And many leaders from BU’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Partnership, including:
. . Dan Mori, Director of Business Incubation
. . Laura Holmes, Assistant Director
. . Eric Krohn, Program Coordinator
. . Per Stromhaug, Assistant Vice President
, , Dr Ken McLeod, Entrepreneur in Residence

NOTE: Above listing is totally unofficial – mostly people I’ve come across at Southern Tier planning events, as well as  others that clearly care about the Southern Tier with a positive constructive attitude.