50 episodes

CenterState CEO is Central New York’s leading business leadership and economic development organization, committed to creating a region where businesses thrive, and all people prosper. Welcome to CenterState CEO's semimonthly podcast, Talk CNY, presented by NBT Bank.Through this series CenterState CEO shares the latest news and information on topics ranging from community and workforce development, to policy and innovation. Each month we’ll feature leaders from across Central New York to shine a spotlight on the growth and opportunities happening in the region. In under 15 minutes, you’ll get an inside look at the people, projects and planning moving Central New York forward, and be connected to resources you need to support your business’ growth. 

Talk CNY CenterState CEO

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

CenterState CEO is Central New York’s leading business leadership and economic development organization, committed to creating a region where businesses thrive, and all people prosper. Welcome to CenterState CEO's semimonthly podcast, Talk CNY, presented by NBT Bank.Through this series CenterState CEO shares the latest news and information on topics ranging from community and workforce development, to policy and innovation. Each month we’ll feature leaders from across Central New York to shine a spotlight on the growth and opportunities happening in the region. In under 15 minutes, you’ll get an inside look at the people, projects and planning moving Central New York forward, and be connected to resources you need to support your business’ growth. 

    Economic Champions Miniseries - Dr. Bianca Gonzalez, AMPAworks

    Economic Champions Miniseries - Dr. Bianca Gonzalez, AMPAworks

    Send us a Text Message.Talk CNY: Economic Champion Miniseries, presented by NBT Bank, gives us a chance to celebrate all the amazing businesses that make Central New York a great place to live and work. Host Kate Hammer speaks with a different business leader each episode to discuss who they are, what they do and how they’re tackling the growth in the region. On this episode, Kate talks to Dr. Bianca Gonzalez, CEO of AMPAworks, a company that manufactures IoT devices to count inventory. ...

    • 27 min
    Economic Champions Miniseries - Josh Haun and Kyle Pipes, Haun Welding Supply and Haun Specialty Gases

    Economic Champions Miniseries - Josh Haun and Kyle Pipes, Haun Welding Supply and Haun Specialty Gases

    Send us a Text Message.Talk CNY: Economic Champions Miniseries, presented by NBT Bank, gives us a chance to celebrate all the amazing businesses that make Central New York a great place to live and work. Host Kate Hammer speaks with a different business leader each episode to discuss who they are, what they do and how they’re tackling the growth in the region. On this episode, Kate talks to Haun Welding Supply and Haun Specialty Gases COO Kyle Pipes and Co-President Josh Haun. They disc...

    • 22 min
    Economic Champions Miniseries - Meg Tidd, VIP Structures

    Economic Champions Miniseries - Meg Tidd, VIP Structures

    Send us a Text Message.Talk CNY: Economic Champions Miniseries, presented by NBT Bank, gives us a chance to celebrate all the amazing businesses that make Central New York a great place to live and work. Host Kate Hammer speaks with a different business leader each episode to discuss who they are, what they do and how they’re tackling the growth in the region. On this episode, Kate talks to VIP Structures CEO Meg Tidd. Meg discusses her music background, transforming the building that C...

    • 27 min
    From Micron to Main Street: CNY Economic Development

    From Micron to Main Street: CNY Economic Development

    Send us a Text Message.Central New York’s current economic development pipeline, the mechanism we use to monitor economic opportunities, is 20 times what it was in 2019. As of May 2024, it’s tracking around $10 billion in interest investment, and advanced manufacturing projects make up around 75% of that. It’s a big shift from what we were seeing even a year ago.But CenterState CEO’s economic development work isn’t limited to the traditional business attraction and retention. It also aims to ...

    • 26 min
    CNY Needs Housing Now

    CNY Needs Housing Now

    Send us a Text Message.Communities don’t often have the advantage of being able to plan for exponential growth until they’re in it. However, Central New York has the unique opportunity to do just that. Because there is time to plan, there’s a chance to address the region’s current and upcoming demand for housing without creating unsustainable, inequitable conditions that often result from significant economic investment. CenterState CEO convened a Housing Task Force in the summer of 202...

    • 27 min
    Leading at the Pace of Change

    Leading at the Pace of Change

    Send us a Text Message.We are a quarter of the way through 2024, and the team at CenterState CEO is working to keep pace with the region’s growth. From convening a housing taskforce and creating career pathways with our partners to supporting our members’ growth and building a new center of innovation on Harrison St., CenterState CEO is engaging in a wide range of projects. On this episode of Talk CNY, presented by NBT Bank, CenterState CEO President Rob Simpson returns to discuss all th...

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

EnesaOsos ,

So Good!

This was such a great first episode. I’ve never been more optimistic about the growth in this area!! I can tell this podcast will be an educational resource and I look forward to hearing more episodes.

liveitloveititsallheresyracuse ,

Immediately Subscribed!

It’s so convenient to have an easy way to get a high level overview of what’s going on for CNY businesses and our local economy! I hope all members subscribe along with me, but it shouldn’t stop there— this podcast is a match for anyone interested in what CenterState is doing to be an active, driving force for economic impact. 💯

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