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Time & Date:
Thursday, June 22nd
8:00am – 10:00am

Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Past Event Features

Join City & State CSR on June 22nd for our Corporate Community Partnerships breakfast awards ceremony celebrating community-minded individuals and companies in New York that use their time, skills, and other resources to improve the quality of life in their communities.

The goal of the awards series is to recognize individuals and organizations that play a key role in initiatives that strengthen cities and revitalize communities such as providing local jobsgiving to local nonprofits and encouraging employees to volunteer in the community


Meet the Honorees:

  • Joseph Azzopardi, Business Manager / Secretary Treasurer, District Council 9 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
  • Miguel Centeno, MPA, Head of Field Marketing East, Aetna
  • Doris B. Gonzalez, Director of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, Americas, IBM
  • Roland Guevara, Vice President of Community Relations, Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment
  • David Martella, Director, Community Relations, New York Rangers
  • Lynn McMahon, Office Managing Director, Accenture
  • Dena Merriam, Managing Partner, CSR & Social Impact, Finn Partners
  • New York Road Runners
  • Arlene Peralta, Senior Director of Community Engagement, New York University
  • Flora M. Ramos, Director, Community Relations, AECOM Tishman
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Ana Oliveira, SVP, Regional Manager, Investors Bank
  • Cristal Rivera, Chief of Staff and Director of Community Engagement, Industry City
  • Tricia Rumola, Manager, Community Engagement, Delta Air Lines
  • Mecca Santana, VP, Diversity & Community Relations, Westchester Medical Center
  • Sotheby's           
  • Arelis Tavares, Community Outreach Director, New York State AFL-CIO
  • John Zaremba, Partner, Zaremba Brown PLLC


Keynote Speaker: Commissioner Marco Carrion, Mayor's Community Affairs Unit

The event will include a 30-minute thought-leadership panel focused on innovative Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for corporate communities.

Panelists Included:

  • Jeff Coltin, Reporter, City & State (moderator)
  • May Malik, Public & Private Partnerships Director, NYC Service, Office of the Mayor
  • David Jones, President & CEO, Community Service Society
  • Jennifer Carucci-Waters, VP, Community Development Manager, TD Bank
  • Rehana Farrell, Executive Director, Youth INC


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