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Building an Inclusive Culture with Intention

This material was originally shared with attendees of BNP’s 2021 D&I Symposium. Melissa Donaldson, Chief Diversity Officer at Wintrust Community Bank, presented “Building an Inclusive Culture with Intention” on our Mainstage.  Her presentation is summarized here. To watch the original presentation, visit here. It is the question we hear most often at the BNP

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Felicia Beard

2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Felicia Beard, Featured Presenter

The BNP is pleased to welcome Felicia Beard, Senior Director of Racial Equity Initiatives at the Community Foundation as a featured presenter at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Collin Gehl, Featured Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Collin Gehl, Talent Acquisition & Development Manager, Child & Family Services, and Say Yes Buffalo as a featured panelist at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Cicely Strickland-Ruiz, Featured Speaker

The BNP is pleased to welcome Cicely Strickland-Ruiz, Chief Operating Officer, United Way of Greater Rochester as a featured speaker at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th Annual D&I

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Chantele Thompson, Featured Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Chantele Thompson, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Child & Family Services as a featured panelist at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th Annual

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Stephanie Peete, Featured Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Stephanie Peete, Internship and Career Pathways Program Supervisor, Say Yes Buffalo  as a featured panelist at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Sarah Domanowski, Featured Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Sarah Domanowski, Manager, Talent Acquisition, FIFCO USA as a featured panelist at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th Annual D&I Symposium on

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Eric Yarwood, Featured Speaker

The BNP is pleased to welcome Eric Yarwood, Executive Director, Education Collaborative of WNY as a featured speaker at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th Annual D&I Symposium on

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Danielle Evancho Bozich, Featured Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Danielle Evancho Bozich, Director of Talent Acquisition and Training, Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMC) as a featured panelist at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading

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Making Sure No One Is Left Behind As Our Community Rebounds From COVID-19

As consumers emerge and spend within their communities, there are new opportunities to support minority-owned businesses. According to the New York Small Business Development Center, roughly 30 percent of small businesses in our state are minority-owned. When you consider that roughly half (48%) of small business revenues are recirculated back

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