CMM Live

Professional Development with Randi Busse of Workforce Development Group and Michael Frenda of Dale Carnegie Training of Long Island

Posted: August 24th, 2018

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Long Island is known for its highly educated workforce, but an overlooked piece of the total success puzzle is professional development. In this episode, Joe Campolo spoke with Randi Busse, President & Founder of Workforce Development Group, about cultivating an ownership mindset in your employees, empowering your team to provide customers and clients with an […]

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Taxes and M&A with Alan Sasserath of Sasserath & Zoraian, LLP and Gregg Schor of Protegrity Advisors, LLC

Posted: July 27th, 2018

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Long Island is home to trendsetting M&A transactions and a vibrant international business community. In this episode of CMM Live, Joe Campolo welcomed Alan Sasserath, CPA, Partner at Sasserath & Zoraian, LLP, to discuss hedge funds, forging positive relationships with clients, tax issues, and how to delve into international business. Next, Gregg Schor, CEO of […]

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The Nonprofit Sector with Amanda Talty of Tourette Association of America and Karen Boorshtein of Family Service League

Posted: July 17th, 2018

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Visibility is key for the nonprofit sector on Long Island. This episode of CMM Live features two amazing women in nonprofit leadership to discuss mental healthcare, shutting down bullying, teaming up with the business community, and fighting for funding in the nonprofit sector. We first welcomed Amanda Talty, President & CEO of Tourette Association of […]

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The Housing Sector featuring Sal Ferro of Alure Home Improvements and Gwen O’Shea of CDCLI

Posted: June 21st, 2018

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We welcomed business leaders from different facets of the housing sector. First, Sal Ferro, President & CEO of Alure Home Improvements, talked about why Long Island is not a side act to our neighbor NYC but a great place to do business in its own right. Sal turned a small painting company into one of the most […]

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The Technology Sector featuring Dr. James Hayward of Applied DNA Sciences and Marty Schmitt and Kevin Edwards of Flexible Systems

Posted: May 29th, 2018

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With its vibrant startup community and universities, Long Island is home to incredible technological innovation, and this episode spotlighted some of its gems. Dr. James Hayward, President & CEO of Applied DNA Sciences, demonstrated that he is the rare scientist who understands business and how to commercialize inventions. With Applied DNA, he’s cleaning up and securing the supply […]

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Long Island’s Nonprofit Sector featuring John Miller of Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs and Ken Cerini of Cerini & Associates

Posted: May 15th, 2018

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Collaboration was the word of the day on this CMM Live episode focusing on Long Island’s vibrant nonprofit sector. John Miller, President and CEO of the Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs, inspired viewers with personal stories of the countless lives these organizations change every year. Fresh off the 2018 Imagine Awards, Ken Cerini, nonprofit accounting guru and head of Cerini […]

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Energy on Long Island featuring Scott Maskin of SUNation Solar Systems and Mohan Wanchoo of EC Infosystems and Jasmine Universe

Posted: April 12th, 2018

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On this energy-themed episode, Joe Campolo welcomed clients and friends Scott Maskin of SUNation Solar and Mohan Wanchoo of EC Infosystems and Jasmine Universe. Scott explained how he turned his experience installing the 14th solar system on all of Long Island on his own roof in 2001 into a successful business based on delivering the promise of choice to consumers. Discussing SUNation’s culture of giving back, […]

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Hunger on Long Island featuring Randi Shubin Dresner of Island Harvest and the Future of Commercial Real Estate featuring Don Catalano of iOptimize Realty

Posted: March 20th, 2018

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The first topic of this week’s episode was hunger on Long Island, and we were happy to have Randi Shubin Dresner, Island Harvest Food Bank’s President and CEO, with us to address this critical issue. While the statistics about hunger on Long Island are distressing and even shocking (it’s estimated that Island Harvest’s services touch one in 10 […]

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Construction on Long Island featuring Alex Badalamenti of bld architecture and Jack Kulka of The Kulka Group

Posted: February 27th, 2018

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In this construction-themed episode, Joe Campolo caught up with Alex Badalamenti, President and CEO of bld architecture. Badalamenti is an incredibly talented architect with a unique background in buildings of historic significance and landmark status. Topics ranged from the impact of the 2008 recession to strategies for attracting talent, as well as a discussion about the origins […]

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The Engineering and Defense Industries on Long Island featuring Teresa Ferraro of East/West Industries and Rich Humann of H2M Architects + Engineers

Posted: January 30th, 2018

In this episode, Joe Campolo spoke with two successful Long Island business leaders. Joe chatted with Teresa Ferraro, President, East/West Industries, Inc., about her unique leadership path, the exponential growth of this family-owned business through the decades, and innovative projects and new technology in the defense/aerospace industry. Joe also caught up with Rich Humann, President and CEO, H2M […]

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