Why Young Professionals Are Important to Our Sponsors

We would like to thank our sponsors for their continued commitment and engagement with the BN360 program. Their support confirms just how critical young professionals are to the future of the Buffalo Niagara region. Learn more about each of their individual commitments to YPs below. 

Platinum Sponsors

Alliance Advisory Group
Since Alliance Advisory Group’s inception in 1979, our commitment to the young professional community in the region has been demonstrated in our relationships with clients beginning, on average, at age 34. Our uncommon approach to our clients’ finances, which includes a focus on financial organization, proactively addresses three needs we all possess: the need for financial security, the need for financial confident and the need for financial clarity. We are excited and honored to once again join BN360 as a Platinum Sponsor and believe in jointly continuing to impact and influence our young professional community in significant ways.
Harris Beach, PLLC
Harris Beach partners strive to leave the firm in better condition than when they found it. This is accomplished by investing in the firm’s future leaders, which is why we proudly partner with BN360 in efforts to better prepare young professionals to become community leaders. Harris Beach strives to give its future leaders the tools, insights, and opportunities to achieve professional success. Our initial investment in this endeavor began in 1856, when Harris Beach was founded, and our continued return on this investment is further evidenced as we have since grown to be among the country’s top law firms.
Niagara University
Niagara University immerses students in outstanding, accredited academic programs that accentuate one-on-one learning with highly credentialed faculty. The NU approach to learning prepares individuals to excel in their career and to be change leaders in their chosen field. The university, which has aligned its institutional strategies to complement the social and economic goals of the region, is steadfastly committed to the development of young professionals in Western New York. Twenty-nine graduate programs are offered at Niagara, including MBA, education, counseling and criminal justice. Evening, weekend and online classes allow for flexible scheduling. Learn more about The Power of Niagara at www.niagara.edu/graduate.
Oath – a Verizon subsidiary of 50+ media and tech brands including Yahoo and AOL – strongly believes in building talent from within. That's why we're excited to continue our commitment to hiring young professionals. Oath is an ideal place to work for newly-hired students and those just beginning their careers because there are a multitude of opportunities in which each individual can make a real and significant impact. At Oath, your work will be meaningful and will have the potential to reach over 1 billion users. Anyone interested in joining our dynamic team here at Oath should visit https://www.oath.com/careers/.

Gold Sponsors

Canisius College
At Canisius, we are committed to the success of young professionals. For nearly 150 years, Canisius College has prepared outstanding graduates who contribute to the intellectual capital and leadership of our region. A Canisius education empowers young professionals to become leaders of character and integrity and prepares them for professional and personal success. Canisius alumni are innovators in their fields, inspiring their communities and dedicated to making the world a more just, compassionate and sustainable place. We recognize and support the impact that young professionals have on our Western New York Community and are proud to be a sponsor of Buffalo Niagara 360. Learn more about a Canisius education at www.canisius.edu.
D'Youville is an independent, coeducational college in Buffalo, New York with exceptional undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional programs committed to excellence, leadership and service. The college enjoys a strong enrollment from over 30 nations with opportunities to travel and learn abroad. Students are prepared for lives as change agents and problem-solvers in a world of growing complexity, striving to be responsible ambassadors for the greater good.
National Grid
National Grid knows that community commitment is a key component of keeping customers happy. Part of that commitment means building lasting relationships as we interact with business leaders, customers, elected officials, non profit organizations and other community leaders. Relationship-building and networking are also vital to Buffalo Niagara 360. This commitment that we share is what makes National Grid a proud sponsor of the Buffalo Niagara 360 program.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment
Pegula Sports and Entertainment is committed to helping the Western New York business community grow, and we are proud to support organizations like BN360 that help mold local young professionals into leaders. With more than 700 professionals employed by our entities, PSE promotes an environment of growth and advancement, where our employees are rewarded solely based on their talent and work ethic. BN360 shares in our mission by offering additional development opportunities that greatly benefit aspiring professionals in our community.
Whole Foods
As part of the BN360 program, Whole Foods Market Buffalo is excited to work with Buffalo’s your professional population. Health and wellness is a priority to us, and we’re happy to be able to cater to any dietary preference’s needs. We have a variety of in store events to promote health and wellness, and invite our young professionals to attend and see the difference at Whole Foods Market. Learn more about America’s Healthiest Grocery Store at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/buf.

Media Sponsor

As part of the BN360 program, 7 Eyewitness News is able to highlight the great things that our young Buffalonians are doing in our community. Our future is in their hands and when you look at what they are accomplishing it makes us proud to say we are from Western New York. Jeff Russo highlights a different member of the BN360 class on 7 Eyewitness News every month and on AM Buffalo. You can also watch them on WKBW.COM. 7 Eyewitness News, Everywhere you need us to be on-air, on-line and on social media, we are your source for Western New York’s news and information.

Silver Sponsors

Bank of America
At Bank of America our people build our business. In turn, we’re committed to building our people. Their career growth and development is a priority to us, and is part of our broader efforts to building thriving communities. Today, cross-sector partnerships are critical in order to move our community forward, which is why we are proud to sponsor networking and development opportunities such as the Partnership’s BN360, Scramble Networking and Power UP Series.
Independent Health
Expanding the connections of our young professionals will not only help our region thrive, but will also offer Independent Health the opportunity to spread its mission of health and wellness to an ever-increasing network of focused, engaged individuals who are dedicated to making a difference in our community.
Key Resource Group
Key Resource Group is a local, independent, woman-owned staffing service in Buffalo, NY. After successfully placing countless young professionals in jobs they belong in for over three decades, we have worked with the exceptional young talent in WNY first hand. We are committed to contributing back to the leaders of our future, which is why we are honored to sponsor and support BN360.
Northwest Bank
At Northwest Bank, we firmly believe that investing in our region’s young professionals will lead to a brighter tomorrow. That’s why we’re proud to sponsor Buffalo Niagara 360—and their mission to connect, develop and empower the future of the Buffalo Niagara region. Connecting our bank’s own emerging leaders to the 360 network and resources will only enhance their skills and help them continue to deliver best-in-class experiences to our clients and partners throughout Western New York.