Andrew Castellano

Andrew-Castellano

Owner and CEO of Sharc Creative Inc.

Andrew Castellano is the Owner and CEO of Sharc Creative Inc. Andrew built a career in local advertising sales & marketing with nearly 20 years experience working for WFAS Radio. Andrew has used that skill set to fill a marketing niche for ON HOLD MARKETING, and thus Sharc Creative was born. Sharc has expanded its suite of services to include Media for all Audio Applications, including the creation and placement of Terrestrial Radio and Digital Radio Campaigns. Sharc also has a Mobile AdMessaging division as well as an Events division. Andrew has been a member of the Business Council of Westchester since 2001, is a 2008 Rising Stars Nominee, serves on the selection committee for the Rising Stars, and on the steering committee for Dancing with the Rising Stars. Andrew is the Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of the John Gioffre Memorial Scholarship. He is a Syracuse University Graduate who enjoys playing golf, swimming, and being “in the moment” particularly with his wife and kids while residing in Wilton, CT.

(888) 262-3738 • Mobile: (914) 393-9150 • Fax: (888) 262 3738
PO Box 517 • Purchase, NY 10577
AndrewC@SharcOnHold.comwww.SharcOnHold.com     

Joseph Pizzimenti

Joseph-Pizzimenti

President of CClean

Joseph Pizzimenti is the President of CClean, a specialized building services company that provides defect-free environments for corporate, medical, and educational facilities. CClean uses the latest in sustainable cleaning methods to create pristine environments using exclusively Green Seal products with our proven color-coded microfiber system to prevent cross contamination. As a family-owned business with over 30 years of experience, CClean provides only the highest level of personalized service, guaranteeing clients a defect-free environment that employees and guests will truly feel every time they enter the space.

(914) 939-3878
551 Westchester Ave. • Rye Brook, NY 10573
jpizzimenti@ccleaninc.comwww.ccleaninc.com     

Ronnie Ram

Ronnie-Ram

President & CEO, Inspiria Media

Inspiria Media implements strategic marketing and advertising campaigns along with providing outsourced marketing services for small to medium sized businesses and agencies. Their specialty is in outdoor advertising, media buying and digital communication strategy. They work either directly with clients or with channel partners and agencies in planning and implementing campaigns designed to drive business or brand awareness.

Their top 3 industries are healthcare, nonprofit and education with additional concentration in home improvement and professional services to name a few. To date, they have executed hundreds of campaigns across the country of all sizes from small local messaging to multi market campaigns.

As President and CEO, Ronnie’s leadership and sales management has led his firm to be named one of the Fastest Growing Companies in the US by Inc Magazine in 2014. He resides in Westchester County, holds a master’s degree from New York University (NYU), is on the Board of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Local Connecticut and Westchester Chapter and is also a “40 Under 40″ Rising Star.

When not at work, he enjoys iced espresso, competing in triathlons-especially for charity-and most of all, spending lots of time with his wife and his son.

(914) 205-2040
rram@inspiriamedia.comwww.inspiriamedia.com     

Bridget Gibbons

Bridget-Gibbons

CEO and Founder, Gibbons Digital Consultants

Bridget Gibbons brings more than two decades of business, technology, and marketing experience to her role as a social media strategist. She and her team help companies across a wide variety of industries leverage social media as a business development tool. Gibbons Digital provides a full range of services from long-term strategy to daily presence management on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and all other platforms. Gibbons Digital also provides search engine optimization, email management and blogging services to help clients increase visibility and market share.

Bridget serves on the Board of Governors for the YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester, and the Board of Directors for Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC). She is an active member of The Business Council of Westchester and is the Co-Chair for that organization’s Westchester Business Expo, the largest and most important business expo in the Hudson Valley. This year Bridget was recognized for her leadership and management skills and was named one of Westchester County’s “Best Bosses” by 914Inc Magazine.

(914) 318-0348
79 Kensington Road • Bronxville, NY 10708
bridget@gibbonsdigital.comwww.gibbonsdigital.com     

Michael J. Schiliro

Michael-Schiliro

Senior Vice President, PCSB Bank

Mike helps local businesses and real estate investors with their banking and commercial lending needs. He works closely with his clients, assisting them in buying, building, or refinancing commercial property. Putnam County Savings Bank specializes in commercial real estate, multi-family, mixed-use, commercial retail, and commercial office. Mike also specializes in SBA 504 loans, providing business owners with up to 90% financing on owner-user commercial real estate purchases. Helping small business owners has been a tradition at Putnam County Savings Bank since 1871 and they stand strong with local decision-making to provide the hometown approach that business owners prefer.

Mike lives with his wife and three daughters in Armonk and enjoys coaching them in youth sports as well as staying active in community affairs and volunteer efforts. He has served on the North Castle Town Board for 7 years and was elected Supervisor in 2013. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Business Council of Westchester.

(914) 422-2720
29 Taylor Square • West Harrison, NY 10604
mschiliro@mypcsb.comwww.pcsb.com     

Donald J. Zinn

Don-Zinn

Executive Vice President, Jobplex Inc.

A CEO and entrepreneur with 30+ year’s sales, management and hiring experience, Don is focused on helping organizations grow through people-focused management. He is a frequent speaker and author of many articles about turnover, employee selection and satisfaction, and entrepreneurship. He has founded 7 companies, raised over $25 million in private and venture equity, sold 3 companies and has been an Inc. 500 winner and a finalist in the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Don focuses on helping early to mid-stage fast growing technology and services companies to scale to the next level and successfully fill out their management teams. Don’s experience as CEO and COO of several venture funded tech companies has aided in the development and success of his executive search career.

Don holds a BS in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA from New York University. Don serves as VP/Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Cornell ILR Alumni Association and is a volunteer and former long term board member for the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Valhalla, New York.

(914) 930-6846 • Mobile (914) 325-5577
280 Park Avenue • 43rd Floor West • New York, NY 10017
dzinn@jobplex.comwww.jobplex.com     

Karen Spencer

Karen-Spencer

President and Creative Director of Karen Spencer Design, Inc. and Spencer Creative Group.

SCG–Delivering effective design and marketing solutions for the digital age.
Spencer Creative Group’s design team develops marketing communications which provide exceptional visibility for our clients in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

We believe that only consistent, perceptible results can secure enduring client relationships. We are committed to delivering dynamic communication solutions which effectively meet or exceed our clients’ marketing goals.

SCG understands how to communicate your brand in a noisy world.
We are problems solvers.
We are trained visual communicators.
We deliver effective digital design solutions.

Karen Spencer is President and Creative Director of Karen Spencer Design, Inc. and Spencer Creative Group.
The company is a division of Karen Spencer Design, Inc., which was founded in 1983.
Spencer Creative Group’s clients include Fortune 500 and mid-size companies.

• Web Design
• Banner Ads
• Corporate Identity
• Annual Reports
• Print Design

(914) 273-9517
36 Calton Road • New Rochelle, NY 10804
karen@karenspencerdesign.comwww.spencercreativegroup.com     

Fred Sciliano

Fred-Sciliano

Senior Vice President, C.W. Brown, Inc.

Fred Sciliano has 35 years of construction management experience. His extensive construction experience background covers all areas of commercial construction from estimating and project supervisor to his current role as a Senior Vice President . He has been responsible for projects ranging in cost from several thousand dollars to $15 million. CW Brown provides general contracting and construction management services in the tri-state area, specializing in high-end commercial renovation, healthcare, life science, laboratory, and higher education institutions. CW Brown is headquartered in Armonk, New York in a new LEED Platinum facility. Fred is married to his wife Lisa for 34 years has three children. Fred also serves as a Town of Harrison Councilman/Trustee.

(914) 741-1212 • Mobile (914) 760-5931 • Fax (914) 741-1274
1 Labriola Ct. • Armonk, NY 10504
fsciliano@cwbrown.comwww.cwbrown.net     

Fred Schwam

Fred-Schwam

CEO, American Christmas, Inc.

American Christmas is a commercial holiday decorating firm that focuses all of its time, energy, creativity and imagination on just one goal: making holiday magic. The company designs, manufactures, installs, removes, stores and refurbishes holiday programs for leading corporate offices, hotels, restaurants, banks, malls, retail stores, hospitals and theaters across the country. Each display is representative of the firm’s uncompromising attention to detail and passion for perfection. The company is headquartered in a 110,000 square foot building in Mount Vernon and employs 50 people full time and 125 people seasonally.

(914) 663-0600
30 Warren Place • Mount Vernon, NY 10550
fschwam@americanxmas.comwww.americanxmas.com     

Craig S. Ruoff

Craig Ruoff

Senior Director, Brokerage, Cushman & Wakefield

With over 25 years of local and national commercial real estate experience, Craig is one of the market’s most accomplished brokers. Craig is known for his expertise, loyalty and ability to devise creative solutions for his clients. Craig works with his clients to protect their short and long-term interests. Whether renewing or renegotiating leases, relocating, expanding, contracting, buying or selling, Craig brings tremendous value to his clients. Craig is there for his clients before, during and long after the transaction. Craig received recognition as one of Westchester’s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars by the Business Council of Westchester and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Child Care Council of Westchester.

(914) 305-9306 • Mobile (914) 441-7688 • Fax (914) 305-9301
7 Renaissance Square, 5th Floor • White Plains, NY 10601
Four Stamford Plaza • 107 Elm Street, Eighth Floor, Suite 800 • Stamford, CT 06902
craig.ruoff@cushwake.comwww.cushwake.com