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Upstate Emerging Leaders

United Way of CNY

Emerging Leaders United

The application is now OPEN for the 2021-2022 Emerging Leaders scholarship. Please follow the instructions and complete the application located HERE. 

The next generation of philanthopic leaders

Our Mission: To promote and encourage the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism among emerging leaders in the Central New York Community

Emerging Leaders, a group of the United Way of CNY, promotes and encourages the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism among emerging leaders in the Central New York Community

As an Emerging Leader and representative of Upstate Medical University, you can attend leadership and community education programs and volunteer events, and network with other leaders from companies across the greater Syracuse area.

Become an Upstate Emerging Leader through the Community Giving Campaign. Select "Emerging Leaders" and donate a minimum of $250 to the United Way of CNY.

Upstate Medical University offers a limited number of scholarships to employees for the first year of membership as an Emerging Leader.

Questions? Contact Michael Longo, longom@upstate.edu or call the United Way of CNY at 315-428-2211. 

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2020-2021 Emerging Leaders

Michael Longo, Co-Chair, Lauren Winters, Co-Chair, Aimee Goulette, Co-Chair, David Auerbach, Scott Neal, Sean Hoyt, Emily Baxter, Robert Taylor, Deidre Keefe, Emily Baxter, Nicole Harf, Amanda Marzella, Ashley Scott, Angana Mahapatra, Nicole Bunyea, Dr. Matthew Thronton, Stacey Keefe, Raquel Flemming, Jackie Pilon and Bobbie Jo Massena, Matthew Mahoney, Michael Landers

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2018-2019 Emerging Leaders

Dr. Michelle Woogen - Rehabilitation Psychology
Dr. Andrea Shaw - Pedatrics 
Taryn Lindquist - Nursing-9E-Neuro Step-Down & MSN FNP 2018
Shuhong Luo - College of Nursing 
Kirsten Donato - College of Health Professions, Class of 2019
Justin Durland - College of Medicine, Class of 2021
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2017 - 2018 Emerging Leaders

Michael Longo - IMT Rev Cycle & Training 
Lauren Winters - Univ/Health System Planning
Matthew Mahoney - IMT-Customer Support 
Aldrine Ashong-Katai - HealthLink