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Maddilyn Schaus

Staff Spotlight: Meet Maddilyn Schaus

Maddilyn Schaus is a familiar face at the BNP.  After working for BNP previously, Maddilyn left to work in government before returning to us. We are excited to welcome Maddilyn back as our Manager, Workforce Development, and our latest staff spotlight! When asked what drew her back to BNP, Maddilyn said

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Josh Veronica

Staff Spotlight: Meet Josh Veronica

Josh Veronica is our Manager of Government Affairs and Economic Development.   His role at the BNP is to keep members informed of relevant updates on local, state, and federal government and to understand the needs and concerns of employers in the region.    Learn more about Josh in this

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Karen Brown

Karen Brown is our Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and our latest staff spotlight!     Her role at the Partnership is to be a champion for developing and implementing programs/initiatives that promote a thriving, diverse, informed, and equitable region.   Learn a little bit more about Karen in this brief Q&A. 

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Ann Brooker

Ann Brooker is our Manager of Member Engagement. Ann works to communicate the value of the Partnership to our member companies and build strong relationships within the Buffalo Niagara community. Learn a little bit more about Ann in this brief Q&A. Q: What is your background in/what type of work

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Staff Insider: Karen Brown

Greater Together by, Karen Brown Director Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion I recently joined Buffalo Niagara Partnership as the D&I Director – and what a great time it is to become a part of this amazing organization! The team was in full planning mode for the 4th Annual D&I Symposium: DE&I at

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New Staff Member: Meet Seth Piccirillo

We’re happy to welcome Seth Piccirillo to the Partnership team as our new Senior Manager of Economic Development! Learn a little bit more about Seth in this brief Q&A. Q: What is your background in/what type of work were you in before the Partnership? I have worked in community development,

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Staff Insider: Bernie Aja

An inside view on what Bernie is working on right now. Bernie Aja Director, Talent Pipeline Management 1. We are an organization dedicated to serving the current needs of the region’s employers, which can change over time.  What are you currently working on that excites you? We are addressing our

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Staff Insider - Nancy McNamara

Staff Insider: Nancy McNamara

An inside view on what Nancy is working on right now. Nancy McNamara Senior Manager, Member Engagement 1. We are an organization dedicated to serving the current needs of the region’s employers, which can change over time.  What are you currently working on that excites you? The Partnership’s new Diversity

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Partnership welcomes Juliana Janson as Vice President of Talent Programs

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to introduce Juliana Janson as our new Vice President of Talent Programs, further strengthening our workforce development team to respond to the ever-changing needs of our members. Juliana joins us from Goodwill of Western New York where, as Vice President of Workforce Development, she

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Making an Impact With My Internship

By: Ricardo Fajardo I was sitting in the dining hall at the University at Buffalo enjoying my chocolate pudding and thinking about what I wanted to do after graduation. My friend suggested I apply for an internship to help inform my decision with some real-world experience – so I applied

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