Ian Fleury- Fun, Loyal, Genuine

June, 2019

Ian Fleury is a North Country native who works hard and radiates positivity. “It’s beautiful,” said Fleury, referencing his love for Plattsburgh and the Adirondack Coast. “We are very close to wonderful pins on the map, like Burlington and Montreal.” Growing up, Fleury enjoyed the opportunity to get outside and enjoy time with friends. Whether read more


Rheannon Croy- Compassion, Honesty, Love

June, 2019

PROGRAM MANAGER, ALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH Hometown: Plattsburgh, New York Age: 32 Education: Clinton Community College, SUNY Empire State College Community Involvement: Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery (SPARCC) in Clinton County, Essex County Heroin and Opioid (ECHO) Coalition, Hometown vs. Heroin in Washington County, and other initiatives supporting recovery and the assistance to individuals suffering read more


Jordan LaDue- Resourceful, Determined, Approachable

June, 2019

FOUNDRY SUPERVISOR AT PLATTCO CORPORATION Hometown: Chazy, NY Age: 29 Education: Associate Degree in Criminal Justice, Clinton Community College Community Involvement: United Way, Sacred Heart Church, Walk and Run Fundraisers: Strides for James and Walk of Hope Jordan LaDue began his work life as a member of the maintenance staff at the Miner Institute in read more


Erin Duprey- Live, Life, Balance

June, 2019

CONTROLLER, SCHLUTER SYSTEMS LP Hometown: Peru, New York Age: 33 Education: MA in Accounting, SUNY Oswego Community Involvement: Board Member Clinton Community College Foundation, Former Treasurer Adirondack Young Professionals As an accountant, I, and my collegues, love things to balance- that is why most of us go into this profession,” explained Erin Duprey. I try read more


Matthew Craig- Connoisseur of Freedom

June, 2019

LOAN OFFICER, BANK OF ENGLAND MORTGAGE PROPRIETOR, OPEN GATE FARMSTEAD Host of podcast: CraigCast Hometown: Garnerville, NY Age: 26 Education: Double major in Marketing and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Business Administration from SUNY Plattsburgh Community involvement: Rotary Club of Plattsburgh, Adirondack Young Professionals, North Country Chamber of Commerce To learn a little about Matt read more


Meghan Lannon- Intention, Wellness, Grit

June, 2019

CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS; INSTRUCTOR, EMPOWER FITNESS & YOGA Hometown: Patchogue, NY Age: 33 Education: MS Social Work, University of New England Community Involvement: Sexual Assault Services (Rape Crisis Counselor), Plattsburgh Rotary I was taught at an early age to put service before self,” said Meghan Lannon. “I would not be where read more


Brock Trombley – Trusted, Intentional, Committed

June, 2019

PLANT MANAGER AT SWAROVSKI LIGHTING Hometown: Ellenburg Depot, New York Age: 32 Education: Industrial Technology Degree Community Involvement: Youth Sports Program Coach, Boy Scout Leader, IAM Advisory Board Member Brock Trombley values leadership and puts his skills to good use both at work and within his community. He leads teams of employees on projects from read more


Ashley Sherman – Pioneering, Catalyst, Engaging

June, 2019

VM HEALTH NETWORK AT CVPH- OUTPATIENT CLINICAL NURSE SUPERVISOR Hometown: Westport, New York Age 35 Education: Westport High School, Clinton Community College, SUNY Plattsburgh Community Involvement: Project Prom, Community Narcan Training, Adirondacks Account- able Care Organizations Health Committee, Cross Fit Level One Certification When Ashley Sherman welcomed this SB writer into her home, she had read more


June 2019

June, 2019

I read a book written by retired Admiral William McRaven recently. You may recall he was a Navy SEAL and the commander of America’s Special Operations Forces, whose exploits include the capture of Osama bin Laden and the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips who was kidnapped by Somali pirates. In his “Sea Stories” McRaven tells read more


Chamberwise Business Expo

May, 2019

Business Expo, the business-to-business event of the year, will take place for the 31st time on Thursday, June 6th at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House. And it’s as fresh and powerful a business opportunity as it has ever been, so please don’t miss out. With up to 149 exhibitors drawing some 2,000 people during the read more