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Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Melville, NY
February 24, 2014
Contact:
Matthew Cohen 631-493-3002

 

LONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION MEMBERS APPROVE NEW DIRECTORS TO BOARD AT ANNUAL MEETING

The Long Island Association held its 2014 Annual Meeting on Monday, February 24th at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, Long Island where it re-elected its current board members and approved seven new members to the Board of Directors. These top business leaders are:

  • Kimberly R. Cline, President of Long Island University
  • Robert Coughlan, Principal of TriTec Real Estate Company
  • Dave Daly, President & COO of PSEG-Long Island
  • Joy Fernandez, Managing Partner of Ernst & Young
  • Chintu Patel, Co-CEO & Chairman, Co-founder of Amneal Pharmaceuticals
  • Scott Schoen, Vice President & Publisher of Long Island Business News
  • Stephen Sipola, Executive Vice President of Astoria Federal Savings

"We are proud to have an independent Board of Directors that represents the leading businesses and institutions on Long Island. The seven new directors are in charge of companies in the banking, energy, pharmaceutical, real estate, media, and higher education industries, and we welcome their expertise to the Board," said Kevin Law, President & CEO of the Long Island Association.

"The Long Island Association is honored to have these seven leaders join our Board of Directors. These businessmen and businesswomen have a commitment to promoting Long Island''s economy, creating jobs and improving the business climate, and thus they will help the LIA carry out its mission to grow our region and support economic development in Nassau and Suffolk Counties," said Kirk Kordeleski, Chairman of the Long Island Association.

The Long Island Association (LIA) is one of the largest business organizations in New York State and the leading business organization on Long Island. Founded in 1926, the LIA's membership is now comprised of small and large businesses, colleges, universities, research laboratories and nonprofit organizations, which together employ two-thirds of Long Island''s workforce. The LIA''s mission is to lead and unify the region in order to strengthen Long Island as a place to live, work, and do business.