Come join us for our monthly meeting . This will be a virtual meeting only. You will receive an Microsoft Teams invite after your register. Each month we have unique sponsor who present their services to our partner to help grow their business. There will be great networking opportunities, food & drinks and an informative presentation.
5:00pm – 5:15pm - Chapter update and official business
5.15pm - 5.45pm - Wendy Garcia. Chief Diversity Officer, Office of NYC Comptroller.
As Chief Diversity Officer, Wendy Garcia is responsible for increasing contracting opportunities for Women- and Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and managing the Comptroller Office’s internal supplier diversity initiative, as well as other diversity related projects across all bureaus of the agency. Ms. Garcia also leads the Comptroller’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth through Diversity and Inclusion – a group comprised of national, local, corporate, and government experts seeking to increase supplier diversity in the public and private sectors.
The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, led by Ms. Garcia, releases “Making the Grade: New York City Agency Report Card on Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises,” a report that examines how well City agencies meet existing supplier diversity goals while outlining additional measures that could be taken to increase the participation of MWBEs in City contracting.
Previously, Ms. Garcia served as the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer at the Office of New York City Comptroller, Director of Community Outreach and Partnerships at the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), Deputy Director of the Manhattan Borough President’s Northern Manhattan Office, and Immigrant Research Analyst for the Rockefeller Foundation through Baruch College.
Ms. Garcia earned a Master’s degree in Urban Policy and Management from New School University with a concentration in Economic Development, and a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Delaware.
5:45pm – 6.30pm - Working in Isolation: Coping and Connection While Working Alone
Jodi Rabinowitz, MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor with a private practice in New Haven, CT. She studied psychology and theatre at Skidmore College, and earned a Masters degree in drama therapy from NYU. Jodi works with adolescents, adults, and couples, and specializes in relationship issues. Jodi has written several business and psychology pieces including, "How to Market Yourself as a Drama Therapist: And Create the Career of Your Dreams", "Gaining Behavioral Insights in into Your Customer's Buying Intent", and "101 Business Love Letters" with Michelle Burns and Jim Cecil.
6:30pm – 7.00pm - John W. Sullivan III, Esq.
Jack has over seventeen years of experience in tax and corporate law and he advises companies of all sizes from the Fortune 500 to well established mid-sized companies, along with startups, and development stage companies.
Jack’s experience includes all facets of tax and business planning, including choice of entity and company formation, contract drafting and review, mergers and acquisitions, nexus analysis and minimization, corporate restructuring, acquisition due diligence, audit representation, tax compliance, ASC 740 (FIN 48) and ASC 450 (FAS 5) documentation, Sarbanes-Oxley process documentation and risk and control analyses, along with Tax Director and General Counsel services.
Mr. Sullivan works with clients in a broad spectrum of industries including retailers and e-tailers, real estate concerns, service based entities, financial, multi-media, telecommunications, hotels, law firms, manufacturing, solar power and alternative energy providers, and pharmaceutical companies.
We hope to see you all there!
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