LGS Blog

  1. Economic Development Day 2017

    By Mike Lane, Account Executive, Brown & Brown Empire State -The LGS Class of 2017 was given an in-depth look at the past, present and future of economic development in CNY by the experts and entrepreneurs driving it. In speaking with my classmates it was clear this was a day that everyone was very interested More…

  2. Discover CNY Day 2017

    By Beth Meyer, Director of Group Benefits, M&T Insurance Agency – Central New York has so much to offer to those of us who live and work here!  The LGS Class of 2017 was able to get just a little taste of these treasures through Discover CNY Day.  The day was focused around a special More…

  3. Health and Human Services Day 2017

    By Tim Ferlito, Account Manager Resource Development at United Way of Central New York.  –  Our Health and Human Services class day took its theme from a local service that not enough people know about: the 211 information line. 211 and 211cny.com exist to provide a connection between ordinary citizens with needs and the local More…

  4. Envisioning the Future Day 2017

    By Christianne Radziewicz, Marketing Manager, VIP Structures It all began with a single theme, “We the People” – a day to Educate, Inspire and Empower us all to write our future as it is up to us to help shape it. What better way to start the day than on top of the city with More…

  5. Commit to Lead Day 2016

    By Dan Malay, Project Manager, SUNY Upstate Medical University – This year marked the first day that an LGS class participated in a “Commit to Lead” day.  While saddened that it was our last day, the Design Team quickly realized that we needed to emphasize the incredible tools we’ve been given this year.   A class More…

  6. Discover CNY Day 2016

    By Rick Peirson, Medical Administrative Officer, 174th Attack Wing Discover CNY Day started early on an unusually sunny, warm, and EPIC day; during a frustrating cold and wet spring to date. As the sun shined upon us and took the chill out of the air; LGSers began to arrive in the NBT Bank Stadium parking More…

  7. Community Service Day 2016

    By Aida Byrne, vice president of community development, VNA Homecare Blood. Sweat. Volun-Tears. It was nothing shy of that on Wednesday, July 13 as the Leadership Class of 2016 (the best class EVER) took to the streets listening to the down-home radio show created just for them by the design team that set the tone More…

  8. Health & Human Services Day

    Health & Human Services Day Unspoken Health Issues – It’s time to talk about it Where can you get help? How can you give help? June 8th, 2016 By Design Team Member, Marty Byrne It must have been all of the excitement surrounding Leadership Greater Syracuse’s very first Health & Human Services Day which caused More…

  9. Envisioning the Future Day

    Envisioning the Future Day March 9th, 2016 By Design Team Member, Lisa Alexander We boarded Flight Syracuse 2040 traveling to envision the future on March 9, 2016 following a welcome to the SU Warehouse by Maarten Jacobs, Director of Near Westside Initiative of Syracuse University, and encouragement and support from our very generous sponsor, David More…

  10. Pay It Forward Day

    Pay It Forward Day November, 11 2015 By Design Team members Jennifer Condon and Melissa Piper And so it was, on Pay It Forward Day, November 11, 2015, that the Class of 2015 came full circle. It all began in January at our opening Retreat when we received the 25th anniversary edition of Dr. Seuss’ More…