Excelling in Leadership: Personal and professional growth bonds NNY businesses, communities

Kylie Peck, President & CEO of the Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce, helps to coordinate the Jefferson Leadership Institute .

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March 2016: People on the Move

CITEC Business Solutions names executive director



Reg Carter, who joined CITEC Business Solutions in 2013 as a business advisor, has been named the organization’s new executive director.

CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization that helps small and medium-sized enterprises in Northern New York to thrive.

Since joining the organization, Mr. Carter has led the delivery of executive services, including working with the leaders of the north country in the areas of strategic planning, business assessments, succession planning and executive coaching with companies. [Read more…]

March 2016: Nonprofits Today

Youths excited to invest in our region

Max DelSignore

Max DelSignore

The question made Harrison Fish pause for a few moments.

“What are your thoughts on being a community leader as a high school student?”

As a senior at South Jefferson Central School, Mr. Fish has served in a variety of extracurricular clubs. Community service is a likely requirement for his participation. His perspective has changed slightly in recent months though, as he and his classmates engage in the “LEAD Your School Challenge.” [Read more…]

October 2015: Business Scene

GWNC Chamber of Commerce Athena Award dinner at 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel

The Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce held its 2015 Athena Award presentation and dinner on Sept. 10 at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton. [Read more…]

JLI graduates embody leadership

Lynn Pietroski

As the 22nd class graduated from the historic Jefferson Leadership Institute in June, I was sincerely impressed with the hard work and dedication of the 20 men and women who committed 10 months to learning what makes our county a cohesive, collaborative and well-oiled machine.

Jefferson County’s future is directly linked to the quality of its leadership. Dedicated, trained and motivated community leaders will shape and determine the future of our region. The purpose of the JLI is to teach students what makes a healthy community and what critical issues affect its economic sectors. [Read more…]

GWNC Chamber Jefferson Leadership Institute graduation – June 2013 at Savory Downtown

The Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce Jefferson Leadership Institute Class of 2013 graduated June 6 at Savory Downtown.

Jefferson Leadership Institute Class of 2013 Kick-off Dinner – Sept. 28 at Riveredge Resort