Alumni Leadership Lessons - Video

Our graduates share the leadership lessons they have learned throughout their careers.

How has a mentor impacted your growth as a leader?

YouTube video of Michael Cropp talking about how a mentor impacted his growth as a leader.

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

YouTube video of Jennifer Sanfilippo talking about how a mentor impacted his growth as a leader.

Jennifer Sanfilippo
EMBA '14
Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Director, Government Affairs, First Niagara Bank

YouTube video of Jason Jankowiak talking about how a mentor impacted his growth as a leader.

Jason Jankowiak
MBA '02
Vice President of Cardiac Service, Catholic Health System Inc.

What should recent graduates and young professionals do to become effective leaders?

Video of Joseph Saffire talking about how to be an effective leader.

Joseph Saffire
MBA '95
Executive Vice President of Commercial Financial Services, First Niagara Bank

Video of Michael Cropp talking about how to be an effective leader.

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

Video of Kim DiMaurizio talking about how to be an effective leader.

Kim DiMaurizio
BS '97, MBA '98
Director, HR Transformation, Campbell Soup Co.

Video of Jeffrey LePosa talking about how to be an effective leader.

Jeffrey LePosa
MBA '02
Chief Financial Officer, Costanzo's Bakery

Video of Jennifer Sanfilippo talking about how to be an effective leader.

Jennifer Sanfilippo
EMBA '14
Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Director, Government Affairs, First Niagara Bank

Video of Scott Dalrymple talking about how to be an effective leader.

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College

Video of Lauren Fix talking about how to be an effective leader.

Lauren Fix
BS '86
The Car Coach

Video of Richard Floersch talking about how to be an effective leader.

Richard Floersch
BS '80, MBA '80
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, McDonald's Corp.

 

Video of Lynn Ineseon talking about how to be an effective leader.

Lynn Ineson
BS '98
Vice President of Procurement and Sustainable Sourcing, Clif Bar & Co.

What was a defining leadership moment in your career?

Video of Joseph Saffire talking about the defining leadership moment of his career.

Joseph Saffire
MBA '95
Executive Vice President of Commercial Financial Services, First Niagara Bank

Video of Michael Cropp talking about the defining leadership moment of his career.

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

Video of Kim DiMaurizio talking about the defining leadership moment of her career.

Kim DiMaurizio
BS '97, MBA '98
Director, HR Transformation, Campbell Soup Co.

Video of Jeffrey LaPosa talking about the defining leadership moment of his career.

Jeffrey LaPosa
MBA '02
Chief Financial Officer, Costanzo's Bakery

Video of Lynn Ineson talking about the defining leadership moment of her career.

Lynn Inseon
BS '98
Vice President of Procurement and Sustainable Sourcing, Clif Bar & Co.

Video of Richard Floersch talking about the defining leadership moment of his career.

Richard Floersch
BS '80, MBA '80
Retired Execitive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, McDonald's Corp.

What is leadership?

Video of Kim DiMaurizio talking about what is leadership.

Kim DiMaurizio
BA '97, MBA '98
Director, HR Transformation, Campbell Soup Co.

Video of Jeffrey LaPosa talking about what is leadership.

Jeffrey LaPosa
MBA '02
Chief Financial Officer, Costanzo's Bakery

What makes a good leader?

Video of Joseph Saffire talking about what makes a good leader.

Joseph Saffire
MBA '95
Executive Vice President of Commercial Financial Services, First Niagara Bank

Video of Margie McGlynn talking about what makes a good leader.

Margie McGlynn
BS ’82, MBA ’83
Retired President,
Merck Vaccines and Anti-Infectives

Video of Scott Dalrymple talking about what makes a good leader.

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College

Video of Lynn Ineson talking about what makes a good leader.

Lynn Ineson
BS '98
Vice President of Procurement and Sustainable Sourcing, Clif Bar & Co.

Video of Richard Floersch talking about what makes a good leader.

Richard Floersch
BS '80, MBA '80
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, McDonald's Corp.

How do you navigate the obstacles in your career?

Video of Kim DiMaurizio talking about how she navigated obstacles in her career.

Kim DiMaurizio
BS '97, MBA '98
Director, HR Transformation, Campbell Soup Co.

Video of Jennifer Sanfilippo talking about how she navigated obstacles in her career.

Jennifer Sanfilippo
EMBA '14
Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Director, Government Affairs, First Niagara Bank

 

Video of Lauren Fix talking about how she navigated obstacles in her career.

Lauren Fix
BS '86
The Car Coach

Video of Lynn Ineson talking about how she navigated obstacles in her career.

Lynn Ineson
BS '98
Vice President of Procurement and Sustainable Sourcing, Clif Bar & Co.

Video of Richard Floeresch talking about how he navigated obstacles in his career.

Richard Floersch
BS '80, MBA '80
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, McDonald's Corp.

How should you prepare for a leadership role?

Video of Joseph Saffire talking about how to prepare for a leadership role.

Joseph Saffire
MBA '95
Executive Vice President of Commercial Financial Services, First Niagara Bank

Video of Kim DiMaurizio talking about how to prepare for a leadership role.

Kim DiMaurizio
BS '97, MBA '98
Director, HR Transformation, Campbell Soup Co.

Video of Scott Dalrymple talking about how to prepare for a leadership role.

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College

Video of Margie McGlynn talking about how to prepare for a leadership role.

Margie McGlynn
BS ’82, MBA ’83
Retired President,
Merck Vaccines and Anti-Infectives

How do you develop the next generation of leaders?

Video of Michael Cropp talking about how to develop the next generation of leaders.

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

Video of Jason Jankowiak talking about how to develop the next generation of leaders.

Jason Jankowiak
MBA '02
Vice President of Cardiac Service, Catholic Health System Inc.

Video of Scott Dalrymple talking about how to develop the next generation of leaders.

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College