Member Essentials-CEO Insights June 2023

Posted on May 24, 2023

Here is a snapshot of the latest news and top headlines from our members. We want to hear from you! Submit your Member News for the CenterState CEO website.


Avalon promotes COO Jon Bates to CEO position.

Bowers & Company CPAs, LLC rebrands as Bowers CPAs and Advisors.

Cornell University is a finalist in National Science Foundation competition focused on climate research.

Good housekeeping magazine features The Cove at Sylvan Beach among the best 12 places to visit this summer

Excellus BCBS is recognized by Forbes as one of the nation’s best employers for diversity.

Regional accounting firm Fust Charles Chambers announces rebranding and relocation efforts.

Kathleen Gaffney-Babb is named the president and CEO of Helio Health.

M3 Placement and Partnership forms a new advisory board to guide its expansion.

Marquardt Switches receives two grants from round XII of New York State’s Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Micron hosts a “Girls Go Tech” event at Onondaga Community College to help young girls learn more about potential careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Oneida Indian Nation donates $1 million to the Mohawk Valley Health System Foundation to support the development of Wynn Hospital.

Local businesses and employees help fund renovations for Oswego Health’s mental health and wellness facility.

Two koalas arrive at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo for the summer, making them one of 10 zoos in the United States allowed to care for the animal.

Salt City Market holds new vendor information sessions.

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SUNY Chancellor King Announces Launch of $6 Million Upstate Biotech Ventures

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Impel Acquires Automotive Customer Engagement Platform Outsell in $100M+ Deal
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Adding Outsell’s data-driven outreach capabilities to Impel AI creates the auto industry’s first end-to-end global AI sales and marketing automation platform.

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Patenting Biotechnology: CRISPR, Antibodies, Diagnostics, and Protein Based Biomaterials

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Solvay Bank Announces Two Recent Hires

Solvay Bank, the oldest community bank established in Onondaga County, is pleased to welcome two recent hires to its team: Danyel Akins and Barbara Clark.

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Harris Beach and Murtha Cullina Partners Approve New Operating Agreement for Combined Firm

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The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays are Coming to the Landmark Theatre Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with the entire family at The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays, a mind-blowing showcase featuring jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth.

Tompkins Community Bank
July 12, 2024

Tompkins Community Bank Welcomes Taryn Schwartz as Residential Mortgage Originator

Schwartz will work with buyers across the Central New York region to achieve their ultimate goal of being homeowners.