LEADERSHIP ROCKLAND ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2017

Twenty five emerging leaders to participate in year-long program

NEW CITY, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2016) – Twenty five emerging leaders from a wide range of disciplines will comprise Leadership Rockland, Inc.’s Class of 2017. It will be the 27th class of Leadership Rockland, Rockland’s premier leadership program.

Class members will attend day-long sessions each month that focus on topics including education, history, environment and healthcare. The sessions are conducted by the top professionals and organizations in each respective industry. Class members were selected in a highly competitive process.

“We are delighted to welcome another outstanding group of emerging leaders from across Rockland’s diverse business and civic community,” said Dan Weisberg, the Chair of Leadership Rockland. “I’ve always considered Leadership Rockland to be the equivalent of a Master’s program in Rockland County. We take great pride in developing a curriculum that introduces the class to the key issues facing Rockland today and in the future.”

Here is a list of this year’s Leadership Rockland class:

– Christopher Bax, Town of Clarkstown Police Department

– Kim Bell, Rockland BOCES

– Christian Cortelli, Town of Clarkstown Police Department

– Gina Daschbach, Gina Daschbach Marketing

– Lauren Eisen, Rogers, McCarron & Habas

– JoAnne Fratianni, Town of Clarkstown Police Department

– Dan Garcia, Sociamerica, Inc.

– Melissa Grau, Dominican College

– Mark Griffith, Jr., The Griffith Agency

– Irene Gutmann, Eagle Business Building

– Michele Hanebuth, Orange and Rockland Utilities

– Jason Horowitz, Rand Commercial Realty

– Abbie Huff, Hudson River Presbytery

– David Jacobsen, BRiDGES

– Matthew Konecni, Chase Bank

– Michael Leidner, Head Start of Rockland

– Jesse Malowitz, Congresswoman Nita Lowey

– Marisa Marrone, Bell-ans Center of Creative Arts

– Sharon Martini, Meals on Wheels

– Kristin Ozanian, Madeline Wiebicke & The Home Team/ Keller Williams

– Donna Ramundo, Retired

– Joel Santana, Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library

– Matthew Shelley, Jawonio, Inc.

– Marissa Weidner, Sterling National Bank

– Howard Wilen, Access Rehabilitation Services/ Bon Secours Charity Health System