The Business Council of New York State, Inc. is a business advocacy group. The company represents the interests of the business community in the public-policy process. It offers group insurance and programs such as human resource line, information resources, and publications and communications. The company also provides Web-based services to its member companies. Its member companies include IBM, Merrill Lynch, and New York Stock Exchange. The Business Council of New York State, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is based in Albany, New York.
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Business Council of New York State Inc. Elects Five Members to its Board
Nov 7 13
The Business Council of New York State Inc. recently announced five members newly elected to serve on its Board of Directors. Representing a cross section of industries and regions around New York, The Business Councils new directors include: David Anderson, president and CEO, HealthNow New York Inc., Warren Colville, publisher, The Buffalo News, Leecia Eve, vice president - New Jersey, New York and Connecticut Region, Verizon Communications, Brian T. Griffin, senior vice president, president and general manager, Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Deba Mukherjee, president and CEO, Finch Paper. David Anderson serves as president and CEO of HealthNow New York Inc. Prior to joining HealthNow, Mr. Anderson was a regional senior vice president of UnitedHealthcare. Warren T. Colville is publisher and president of The Buffalo News. He has been with the newspaper since 1987, moving up successively as vice president and director of advertising to his current leadership role. Leecia Eve is Verizons vice president - state government affairs for New Jersey, New York and Connecticut where she is responsible for the company's public policy, government and external affairs, and regulatory issues across the three states. Brian Griffin is president and CEO of Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He is responsible for managing the plans small and large group and individual business, and oversees the development of the company's long-term strategic direction. Deba Mukherjee, Ph.D. is president and CEO of Finch Paper LLC. He has vast experience as a developer of specialty papers and is a driver of innovation in the modern manufacturing environment, jointly holding three patents related to inkjet printing technologies.
Business Council of New York State Inc. Hires Howard Becker as its New Vice President of Membership
Apr 8 13
Business Council of New York State Inc. announced the hiring of Howard Becker as its new Vice President of Membership. Becker has a long career in fundraising for many State officials, campaign committees, and members of both the US Senate and House of Representatives. He has extensive experience in recruiting and managing a national database of major donors; coordinating seated dinners and other events, and he has served as a liaison to business, community groups and lobbyists.