Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on April 26th at 4pm as we honor 30 Western New York leaders under the age of 30, who are proven performers in their industry and community.  These are 30 trailblazers, and choosing this list of 30 is no simple task with hundreds of entries in play. Business First, along with major sponsors Lake Shore Savings Bank and UB School of Management are proud to share this list with you.

**See event agenda and meal details below!

The 2023 honorees are:

Ariana Allman, R&D engineer, The Jacobs Institute

Sandra Bodami Oca, director, Total Wrecking & Environmental and Nostra Development

Marissa Colucci, interior designer, CPL

Isaac De Los Santos, vice president, business banking senior relationship manager, M&T Bank

Brenden Deady, manager of underground and drain operations, Cellino Plumbing & HVAC

Sean Donahue, associate, Phillips Lytle LLP

Jasmine Foster, career design consultant, University at Buffalo

Robert Freeman, partner, Nesper, Ferber, DiGiacomo, Johnson & Grimm LLP

Taylor Gillespie, assistant district attorney, Felony Bureau, Erie County District Attorney’s Office

Xyita Green, warehouse assistant, FeedMore WNY

Alyssa Jerge, hospital programs supervisor, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

Jay Katz, investment associate, Launch NY

Bria Lewis, staff attorney, Center for Elder Law & Justice

Cassidy Malough, senior manager, program delivery, Goodwill WNY

Fallon Martin, associate attorney, Hodgson Russ LLP

Sean Mattrey, associate real estate broker, HusVar Real Estate / co-founder, Queen City Construction Management

Carl Montante III, founder and CEO, Terzo Development / co-founder, the Art of Successful Networking

Marco Notaro, community outreach director, Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity

Emma Phillips, project planner, C&S Companies

Zachary Rambuss, assistant general manager, The Westin Buffalo (owned and operated by Delaware North)

Kristin Re’, manager, Lumsden McCormick CPAs

Daniel Schlein, financial services professional, Alliance Advisory Group

Peter Schnorr, senior auditor, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Petrina Sciandra, director of human resources, Empower WNY

Ashley Szalkowski, optometrist/owner, Guild Eyewear Studio

Alanna Trinkle, client relationship manager, Walsh Duffield Cos. Inc.

Sarah Vail, wealth program manager, Evans Bank

Sam Vaughn, program director of the Child Advocacy Center, BestSelf Behavioral Health / DBT clinician, Counseling Center Group of NY

Debray Williams, financial adviser, Wells Fargo Advisors

Max Winterburn, chief operating officer, DataSure24 LLC


April 26
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm