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Episode 053: Community Speakers | Susan Kaczynski - Director of Development and Rachel Yattaw - Health Educator and Advocacy Coordinator
Episode 053: Community Speakers | Susan Kaczynski - Director of Development and Rachel Yattaw - Health Educator and Advocacy Coordinator
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and you will not want to miss this podcast with Susan Kaczynski and Rachel Yattaw. Not only are they beyond passionate in what they do, but they also provide some alarming statistics. Did you know that 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime? Or that every 1 in 10 people will have a seizure? For more information after you listen, visit the links attached: Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York - Facebook Epilepsy Foundation Northeastern New York (@efneny) - Instagram photos and videos Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York - LinkedIn Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York - Twitter
15:54
November 09, 2022
Episode 052: Community Speaker | Lizzie Hunter, Director - Capital Region, American Cancer Society
Episode 052: Community Speaker | Lizzie Hunter, Director - Capital Region, American Cancer Society
In our latest episode of the Cap Region NY, we chatted with our community speaker for the month of October, Lizzie Hunter, Director - Capital Region, American Cancer Society. 
15:56
October 05, 2022
Episode 051: Community Speaker | Miranda VonFricken, Head of LinkedIn Awesomeness
Episode 051: Community Speaker | Miranda VonFricken, Head of LinkedIn Awesomeness
In our latest episode of the Cap Region YP, we chatted with our community speaker for the month of September, Miranda VonFricken, Head of LinkedIn Awesomeness at Miranda VonFricken, LLC!
14:44
September 02, 2022
Episode 050: Community Speaker | Amy Klein, Capital Roots
Episode 050: Community Speaker | Amy Klein, Capital Roots
For our 50th episode, we chatted with Amy Klein, CEO of Capital Roots. Be sure to save the date for Capital Roots Autumn Evening Event on September 15th, and buy tickets here!
18:17
August 03, 2022
Episode 049: Community Speaker | Elizabeth Sobol, SPAC
Episode 049: Community Speaker | Elizabeth Sobol, SPAC
In our latest episode of the Cap Region YP, we chatted with our community speaker for the month of July, Elizabeth Sobol, President and CEO at SPAC!
16:36
July 27, 2022
Episode 048: YP of the Month | Laura Kenny, Capital Roots
Episode 048: YP of the Month | Laura Kenny, Capital Roots
In our latest episode of the Cap Region YP, we chatted with Laura Kenny, Events Coordinator at Capital Roots and our Young Professional of the month!
17:04
July 20, 2022
Episode 047: Community Speaker | Nathaniel Gray, Pride Center of the Capital Region
Episode 047: Community Speaker | Nathaniel Gray, Pride Center of the Capital Region
Join us for the latest episode in our Community Speaker series, where we sat down for a chat with Nathaniel Gray, Executive Director of the Pride Center of the Capital Region!
23:17
June 08, 2022
Episode 046: YP of the Month | Lin Murray, Ellis Medicine
Episode 046: YP of the Month | Lin Murray, Ellis Medicine
In this episode, we're chatting with our featured YP for the month of May, Lin Murray, Director of Mental Health at Ellis Medicine! Take a listen and learn why this Chicago native decided to put down roots in the 518, what she loves most about the Capital Region, and why it's so important for young professionals to get comfortable with having "crucial conversations."
19:03
May 25, 2022
Episode 045: Community Speaker | Ashley Jeffrey Bouck, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
Episode 045: Community Speaker | Ashley Jeffrey Bouck, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
Ashley Jeffrey Bouck is the CEO of Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, and this week's guest as part of our Community Speaker Series!
22:58
May 03, 2022
Episode 044: YP of the Month | Rick Sicari
Episode 044: YP of the Month | Rick Sicari
This week, we continue our conversation with April's YP of the month, Rick Sicari: world traveler, and co-owner of Albany Distilling Co! Take a listen and learn why all roads still lead back to the 518, and why Albany in particular holds a special place in his heart.
19:30
April 20, 2022
Episode 043: Community Speaker | Liz Hitt, The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society
Episode 043: Community Speaker | Liz Hitt, The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society
Join us as we chat with Liz Hitt, Executive Director at The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society (HATAS). In addition to a comprehensive overview of HATAS' mission, Liz opens up about her moving, personal life journey that took her from Oregon to New York, and how it led her to the important work she does in our community today. Learn more at http://hatas.org/
20:34
March 30, 2022
Episode 042: YP of the Month | Kelsey Carr
Episode 042: YP of the Month | Kelsey Carr
Join us as we speak with Kelsey Carr, Senior Civil Engineer at LaBella Associates, and our March 2022 YP of the Month!
14:11
March 18, 2022
Episode 041: Community Speaker | Meredith Chimento, Early Care & Learning Council
Episode 041: Community Speaker | Meredith Chimento, Early Care & Learning Council
In this installment of our community speaker series, we sat down with Meredith Chimento, Executive Director for the Early Care & Learning Council. Take a listen as Meredith shares how her many life experiences have shaped the work she does to advance child care equity in our community. You can learn more about Meredith at https://www.bcnys.org/meredith-chimento-early-care-learning-council
18:07
March 02, 2022
Episode 040: YP of the Month | Toni Lynn
Episode 040: YP of the Month | Toni Lynn
Join us as we speak with Toni Lynn, Vice President of Member Experience at Community Resource Federal Credit Union (CRFCU), and our February 2022 YP of the Month!
15:12
February 15, 2022
Episode 039: Community Speakers | Becky Daniels & Gabby Fisher, Capital Heart Connection
Episode 039: Community Speakers | Becky Daniels & Gabby Fisher, Capital Heart Connection
Move over, Tinder! In this episode of our Community Speaker series, our communications committee co-chairs, Lindsay Eisinger and Annie Finn, sat down with Becky Daniels and Gabby Fisher from Capital Heart Connection. Swipe right on this episode and take a listen as this entrepreneurial pair of 518 matchmakers share their thoughts on everything from 'friend love' to the best first date spots in the Capital Region. If you want to learn more about why single does NOT equal boring, check out Capital Heart Connection at www.micropolitanmatchmakers.com!
19:11
February 02, 2022
Episode 038: YP of the Month | Heather-Liz Meglino
Episode 038: YP of the Month | Heather-Liz Meglino
Join us as we speak with Heather-Liz, Director of Development and Individual Giving for Special Olympics New York, and our January 2022 YP of the Month!
19:54
January 26, 2022
Episode 037: Community Speaker | Dr. Tom Denham, Careers in Transition, LLC
Episode 037: Community Speaker | Dr. Tom Denham, Careers in Transition, LLC
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chair Lindsay Eisinger sits down with Dr. Tom Denham founder of Careers in Transition, LLC. 
20:54
January 05, 2022
Episode 036: YP of the Month | Chelsey Fu
Episode 036: YP of the Month | Chelsey Fu
Join us as we speak with Chelsey, Marketing Operations Manager at CAPCOM, and our December 2021 YP of the Month!
18:57
December 21, 2021
Episode 035: Community Speaker | Mike Saccocio, City Mission of Schenectady
Episode 035: Community Speaker | Mike Saccocio, City Mission of Schenectady
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Lindsay Eisinger and Annie Finn sit down with Mike Saccocio, Executive Director and CEO of City Mission of Schenectady.  Visit https://citymission.com/ to learn more about the organization and ways you can give back. 
17:47
November 30, 2021
Episode 034: YP of the Month | Colin Scherff
Episode 034: YP of the Month | Colin Scherff
Join us as we speak with Colin Scherff, Owner of Brandsbyday, and our November 2021 YP of the Month!
20:54
November 16, 2021
Episode 033: Community Speaker | Erica DeNicola-Scher, Epilepsy Foundation
Episode 033: Community Speaker | Erica DeNicola-Scher, Epilepsy Foundation
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chair Lindsay Eisinger sits down with Erica DeNicola-Scher, MS, Director of Community Education and Advocacy Coordinator for the Epilepsy Foundation. 
16:37
November 03, 2021
Episode 032: YP of the Month | Christine McLear
Episode 032: YP of the Month | Christine McLear
Join us as we speak with Christine McLear, Workforce Development Manager for the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), and our October 2021 YP of the Month!
18:19
October 19, 2021
Episode 031: Community Speaker | Katie DeMuth, New York State Education Department
Episode 031: Community Speaker | Katie DeMuth, New York State Education Department
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Katie DeMuth, Business Relations Representative for the New York State Education Department.
14:59
October 06, 2021
Episode 030: YP of the Month | Angelo Magliocca
Episode 030: YP of the Month | Angelo Magliocca
Join us as we speak with Angelo Magliocca, Multimedia Strategist at the Albany Business Review, and our September 2021 YP of the Month!
19:56
September 27, 2021
Episode 029: YP of the Month | Becca Loomis
Episode 029: YP of the Month | Becca Loomis
Join us as we speak with Becca Loomis, Communications Coordinator at New York State Restaurant Association, and our August 2021 YP of the Month!
15:15
August 17, 2021
Episode 028: Community Speaker | Joelle Monaco, MHANYS
Episode 028: Community Speaker | Joelle Monaco, MHANYS
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Joelle Monaco of the Mental Health Association of New York State (MHANYS). 
15:51
August 04, 2021
Episode 027: YP of the Month | Bridget Chiaramonte
Episode 027: YP of the Month | Bridget Chiaramonte
Join us as we speak with Bridget Chiaramonte, Business Development Liaison at Wildwood Programs, and our July 2021 YP of the Month!
17:01
July 21, 2021
Episode 026: Community Speaker | Jill Peckenpaugh, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Episode 026: Community Speaker | Jill Peckenpaugh, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Jill Peckenpaugh, Executive Director of U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Albany.
18:33
July 06, 2021
Episode 025: YP of the Month | Jamel Mosely
Episode 025: YP of the Month | Jamel Mosely
Join us as we speak with Jamel Mosely, Owner/Creative Director of Mel eMedia, VP of Sales & Marketing at Collectiveffort, Co-Founder of Root3d, and our June 2021 YP of the Month!
17:23
June 16, 2021
Episode 024: Community Speaker | Phillip A. Burse, In Our Own Voices
Episode 024: Community Speaker | Phillip A. Burse, In Our Own Voices
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Phillip A. Burse from In Our Own Voices to learn more about his role as the Chief Operating Officer.
18:24
June 01, 2021
Episode 023: YP of the Month | Nedine Yagan
Episode 023: YP of the Month | Nedine Yagan
Join us as we speak with Nedine Yagan, Owner and Founder of Grate Expectations, our May 2021 YP of the Month!
18:26
May 19, 2021
Episode 022: Community Speaker | Jaime Watson, CDTA
Episode 022: Community Speaker | Jaime Watson, CDTA
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Jaime Watson from Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) to learn more about her role as the Director of Corporate Communications.
19:16
May 05, 2021
Episode 021: YP of the Month | Leah LaPointe
Episode 021: YP of the Month | Leah LaPointe
Join us as we speak with Leah LaPointe, Marketing and Communications Manager at Ellis Medicine, our April 2021 YP of the Month! A transcript of this episode is available at: https://bit.ly/3anRp5n
16:58
April 21, 2021
Episode 020: Community Speaker | Matt Grattan, UAlbany
Episode 020: Community Speaker | Matt Grattan, UAlbany
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Matt Grattan from UAlbany to learn more about his role as the Director of Community and Economic Development. A transcript of this episode is available at: https://bit.ly/3mapryv
19:48
April 07, 2021
Episode 019: YP of the Month | Graham Healey
Episode 019: YP of the Month | Graham Healey
Join us as we speak with Graham Healey, Community Program Manager at Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. our March 2021 YP of the Month!
17:06
March 17, 2021
Episode 018: Community Speaker | Maureen Sager & Rachel Dunn, ACE
Episode 018: Community Speaker | Maureen Sager & Rachel Dunn, ACE
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Maureen Sager and Rachel Dunn from Alliance for the Creative Economy to learn more about the organization and how young professionals can get involved.
19:36
March 03, 2021
Episode 017: YP of the Month | Liska Wilson
Episode 017: YP of the Month | Liska Wilson
Join us as we speak with Liska Wilson, DEI Communications Strategist and Research Associate at Tangible Development, our February 2021 YP of the Month!
16:56
February 17, 2021
Episode 016: Community Speaker | Eric Guzman, IPH
Episode 016: Community Speaker | Eric Guzman, IPH
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Eric Guzman, Assistant Director of Development at IPH to learn more about the organization and how young professionals can get involved. 
17:24
February 03, 2021
Episode 015: YP of the Month | Dr. Supriya Blair
Episode 015: YP of the Month | Dr. Supriya Blair
Join us as we speak with Dr. Supriya Blair: Psychologist and Owner of Dr. Blair Psychology LLC, our January 2021 YP of the Month!
15:34
January 20, 2021
Episode 014: Community Speaker | Peter Gannon, United Way of the Greater Capital Region
Episode 014: Community Speaker | Peter Gannon, United Way of the Greater Capital Region
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Blaise Bryant and Lindsay Eisinger sit down with Peter Gannon, President & CEO of United Way of the Greater Capital Region to learn about the organization, MacKenzie Scott's major donation, and how young professionals can engage with the organization.  A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/38rfPdF
18:11
January 06, 2021
Episode 013: YP of the Month | Michael Snyder
Episode 013: YP of the Month | Michael Snyder
Join us as we speak with Michael Snyder, our December 2020 YP of the Month!
14:30
December 17, 2020
Episode 012: Community Speaker | Lori Jones, Chamber Angels
Episode 012: Community Speaker | Lori Jones, Chamber Angels
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Brittany Lawton and Tricia Murphy sit down with Lori Jones, a member of the Chamber Angels, to learn about the organization's holiday giving program and how young professionals can engage with the organization. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3g4adIj
10:56
December 02, 2020
Episode 011: YP of the Month | Matthew Ingold
Episode 011: YP of the Month | Matthew Ingold
Join us as we speak with Matthew Ingold, our November 2020 YP of the Month, US Veteran, and entrepreneur!
18:50
November 18, 2020
Episode 010: YP of the Month | Lidia LoPorto
Episode 010: YP of the Month | Lidia LoPorto
Join us as we speak with Lidia LoPorto, our September 2020 YP of the Month!
19:55
November 04, 2020
Episode 009: YP of the Month | Yalitza Negron
Episode 009: YP of the Month | Yalitza Negron
Join us as we speak with Yalitza Negron, our October 2020 YP of the Month and YPN Campus Connect Committee member!
17:12
November 04, 2020
Episode 008: Community Feature | Equinox
Episode 008: Community Feature | Equinox
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, YPN Communications Co-Chairs Brittany Lawton and Tricia Murphy sit down with Christina Buff Rajotte, Director of Marketing & Communications from Equinox, Inc. to learn about how the organization is transforming its annual Thanksgiving dinner and how young professionals can engage with the organization. 
18:34
November 04, 2020
Episode 005: YP of the Month | Joelle Monaco
Episode 005: YP of the Month | Joelle Monaco
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Joelle Monaco of the Mental Health Association of New York State (MHANYS) and previous YP of the Month. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3jZLVPY
15:46
November 04, 2020
Episode 007: YP of the Month | Blaise Bryant
Episode 007: YP of the Month | Blaise Bryant
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Blaise Bryant of Consumer Directed Choices, who also serves on the YPN Communications Committee. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/38cOgoM
13:49
November 04, 2020
Episode 006: YP of the Month | Florin Vlad
Episode 006: YP of the Month | Florin Vlad
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Florin Vlad, owner of Dance Fire Studio and former YP of the Month. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/329p8eA
16:31
November 04, 2020
Episode 004: YP of the Month | Lyndon Cudlitz
Episode 004: YP of the Month | Lyndon Cudlitz
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Lyndon Cudlitz, the owner of Lyndon Cudlitz: Consulting, Education & Training and YPN Steering Committee Advisor. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/3eteFPW
16:43
November 04, 2020
Episode 003: YP of the Month | Jen Cassidy
Episode 003: YP of the Month | Jen Cassidy
In this episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Jen Cassidy from CDPHP who is a previous YP of the Month and our 2020 Programs Committee Co-Chair. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/362bPxL
16:05
November 04, 2020
Episode 002: YP of the Month | Whitney Pangburn
Episode 002: YP of the Month | Whitney Pangburn
In our second episode of The Cap Region YP, we sit down with Whitney Pangburn from Marshall and Sterling Insurance and a 2019 YP of the Month, who is active in our community through her work with the Scotia Rotary Club. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/34xV0df
14:59
October 07, 2020
Episode 001: YP of the Month | Brittany Lawton
Episode 001: YP of the Month | Brittany Lawton
Tech Valley Young Professionals Network is thrilled to share our inaugural episode of The Cap Region YP! In this episode, we sit down with Brittany  Lawton, Founder and Managing Director of Highly Caffeinated Marketing LLC and our May 2020 YP of the Month. A transcript of this episode is available at https://bit.ly/34xx61E
14:53
October 07, 2020