Two Community Capital NY Loan Clients on Westchesters’ Rising Stars Under 40 List

1602Two Community Capital New York loan clients, Nick Califano of the Yonkers Brewing Company, and Marvin Vasquez of Multi Marketing USA, have made the Westchester Business Council’s Rising Stars Under 40 List.

Forty of Westchester County’s best and brightest will receive the 2014 “Rising Star” Award, The Business Council of Westchester announced today.
This year’s winners represent a wide-range of professionals from various backgrounds including law, government, media, politics, education and the arts. The honorees are among the finest young talents in Westchester County and work with some of the region’s best companies and institutions.

With more than 100 nominations this year, the selections were competitive. Maria Freburg, senior vice president at Webster Bank, is chair of the Rising Stars program. Freburg received the 40 Under 40 honor in 2011.

Tara Rosenblum of News12 Westchester is returning as the event’s emcee. Rosenblum has more than 100 major industry awards, including 8 Emmy awards and 35 Emmy nominations. In 2014, she was the most nominated reporter in the state and broke an Emmy record for garnering the most individual craft reporter categories in award history. Rosenblum earned “40 Under 40” honors in 2007.

“We are delighted to honor these great talents in Westchester County,” said Dr. Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of the Business Council of Westchester. “And we are so pleased to once again have Tara Rosenblum as our Master of Ceremonies.”

The winners will receive their Rising Star award during a ceremony on June 12 at 800 Westchester Avenue, White Plains. The awards program is modeled after the national business recognition program “Forty under Forty” and Rising Stars is specifically designed to recognize individuals under the age of 40 who exemplify leadership, foresight and a vision for the future of Westchester County. Winners were selected based on professional and/or entrepreneurial accomplishments, demonstrated leadership qualities and professional and/or business affiliations.

The 2014 Rising Stars are as follows:
  • Michelle Arbitrio, Wilson Elser
  • Jimmy Avari, New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Westchester Division
  • Adrian Berezowsky, IVI Telecom Services, Inc.
  • Nicholas Califano, Yonkers Brewing Co.
  • Joshua Caspi, Caspi Development
  • Won Choe, Consolidated Edison Company of New York
  • Eros Corpus, Batteries Plus Bulbs White Plains
  • Alexa D’Agostino, Mercy College
  • Laura Damiano, Laura Damiano Designs
  • Natalie Davis, eDocNY/Arc of Westchester
  • David DeMilia, Tomkins Mahopac Bank
  • Joseph Donato, Joey Shortkutz LLC
  • Stephen Dressel, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Anthony Farsetta, PrimePay Inc.
  • Jenna Ferris, Peekskill City School District
  • Ian Flor, Hudson Health Plan
  • Jennifer Gray, Keane & Beane, P.C.
  • April Horton, Verizon
  • Nikola IIic, RPW Group, Inc.
  • Robert Kissner, The Digital Arts Experience
  • Antoinette Klatzsky, Eileen Fisher Community Foundation
  • Joseph Kwasniewski, Port Chester Carver Center
  • Dorothy Leone, Iona College
  • Jeremy Leventhal, Faros Properties
  • Francois Magnant, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits
  • Luke Matthews, Tommie Copper
  • Theresa Motko, Entergy
  • John Pacifico, Abyrx, Inc.
  • Timothy Plunkett, McKenna Long & Aldridge
  • Sabah Rajput, Walison Corporation
  • Amanda Ready, Hope’s Door
  • Jenna Russo, News 12 Westchester
  • Tony Sayegh, Fox News
  • Ryan Schildwachter, Murphy Brothers Contracting
  • Richard St. Paul, Law Office of Richard St. Paul, Esq., PLLC
  • Hilary Sweeney, Westchester Circus Arts
  • Scott Tasch, Altium Wealth Management, LLC
  • Brian Van Riper, Reckson, a Division of SL Green Realty Corp
  • Britta Vander Linden, Office of the County Executive/ Westchester County Government
  • Marvin Vasquez, Multi Marketing USA