Executive Exchange

Executive Exchange

A Personalized Approach to Professional Development

Executive Exchange is a unique peer-to-peer, professional and leadership development program for senior business leaders to meet, share experiences, and resolve business challenges in a comfortable and confidential setting.

Accepting applications for the Exchange Programs! Demand is high.

Exchange meetings are virtual in April, May and June. Join us.

Advantages Over Other Programs


A 10-month program offered for only $1,250 – a fraction of the cost of other leadership development programs. The combination of confidentiality, convenience, and a customized approach make Executive Exchange the best value for Partnership members.

Personalized & Facilitated

Work with a group of professionals from diverse industries and backgrounds, selected to match your needs. Experienced facilitators customize the program to focus on specific group goals, objectives, and challenges.

Members Only

This is an exclusive program for Partnership members with complete confidentiality.


The program is designed to fit your schedule, meeting once a month, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., in the comfort of Partnership offices or a participating members’ place of business.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Executive Exchange Program is a unique peer-to-peer, professional development program for senior level business leaders to meet, share experiences, and resolve business challenges in a comfortable and confidential setting.

Executive Exchange is open to Partnership members only, and group sessions are professionally facilitated with complete confidentiality. Participants are matched to a small group of executives from diverse industries and backgrounds. Experienced facilitators customize the program to focus on specific group goals, objectives and challenges.

There are currently three Executive Exchange groups. Each group is comprised of 10 to 15 participants who meet monthly from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on a designated week day in the comfort of Partnership offices or participating members place of business. The groups are formed specifically for the executives attending and customized by the group facilitator based on specific needs.

Partnership representatives will assist you in selecting the best group for your particular goals and objectives based on your application.

Executive Exchange is designed for senior level business leaders with decision-making responsibilities who want to excel in their field and grow themselves and their business. Examples include CEOs, COOs, CFOs, controllers and other high-ranking senior leaders.

A diverse range of participants sets Executive Exchange apart from other programs with examples including professional services, manufacturing, education, medical, legal, financial, construction, energy and hospitality to name a few.

The 10-month program (groups do not meet in July and August) is available to Partnership members for just $1,250, a fraction of the cost of similar leadership programs. Participants can renew on a yearly basis.

Please call today or fill out the form above so we can give you more information on pricing, availability, and how you can get involved. Contact Molly McGowan at (716) 541-1703.

Join Executive Exchange Today

If you’re ready to apply, click below to fill out the form. Hurry… Executive Exchange groups fill quickly.

Experts in Residence

Michael Cardus has a focused expertise on leadership, organizational development and team building, working with a variety of businesses, teams and individuals. Michael is frequently asked to create pragmatic solutions to address the development of high performance teams, retention of talent, innovation of product and profit streams, interpersonal and intergroup conflict, coaching of leaders, and development of systems to drive positive behaviors. Working primarily with teams and management within these organizations, his role has been to coach, counsel, facilitate and conduct focused group work.

Anne Moretti, a former Executive, possesses over 20 years of senior management and consulting experience in organization and leadership development. In collaboration with the University at Buffalo, she led leadership development and change management programs in Hungary, Russia, and Bosnia, including the Ministry of Health, in Sarajevo post-war. Anne possesses nationally recognized certifications in leadership and organizational assessments, change management, coaching and development, facilitation, training, strategy and other OD processes. Anne is President of Moretti Consulting, LLC based in Buffalo, NY.