Greater New York Chamber of Commerce 212-CHAMBER

Spotlight Event - September 24, 2024

Greater New York Chamber Annual Business Expo, Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Marriott Marquis Times Square


Standing (l to r) Yolanda Robinson; Director of Executive Operations for NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli Karen Allford; VP United Federation of Teachers Julie Menin; NYC Council Small Business Chair Dr. Ingrid Lewis Martin; Chief Advisor to Eric Adams Jane Tillman Irving; Legendary WCBS News Reporter Mark Jaffe; Greater NY Chamber President Brad Sussman; Pitta Law Firm Erik Bottcher; NYC Council Member Gale Brewer; NYC Council Member James Hendon; Commissioner NYC Veterans’ Services Victoria Dengel; General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen Duvi Honi; Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Seated l to r Betsy Polivy; Author & Publisher Manhattan Sideways Lisa Leguillou; Associate Producer of Wicked Helana Natt; Greater NY Chamber Executive Director

Meet Our 2022 Women's History Honorees & Presenters

Our 2022 Annual Women's History Event was held in the landmarked General Society Library located in Manhattan at 20 W. 44th Street on March 31, 2022. Almost a hundred people showed up in person to help us honor: NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; Author of Manhattan Sideways Betsy Bober Polivy; Associate Producer of WICKED Lisa Leguillou; NYS Director of Operations Kathryn Garcia; VP of the United Federation of Teachers Karen Allford; co founder of Comrie Enterprises LLC Diana Williams and Director of Executive Operations for NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli Yolanda Robinson. Presenters included; Chief Advisor to Mayor Eric Adams, Ingrid Lewis Martin; NYC Veterans Affairs Commissioner James Hendon. VP of JP Morgan Chase Jumoke Fagbayi-Butts and NYC Council Members Julie Menin, Erik Bottcher and Gale Brewer.

The event was co hosted by Chamber CEO, Mark Jaffe and the legendary WCBS News Reporter Jane Tillman Irving. This reception was catered by Kellari Taverna, Tudor City Steakhouse and Hour Glass Bistro.

Governor Kathy Hochul presented Welcoming Remarks from Albany.

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2022 Honoree Yolanda Robinson, Chamber CEO Mark Jaffe and VP of JP Morgan Chase Jumoke Fagbayi-Butts