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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?

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

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

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?

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

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

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

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

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

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College

Lauren Fix
BS '86
The Car Coach

What was a defining leadership moment in your career?

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

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

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

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

What is leadership?

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

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

What makes a good leader?

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

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College

How do you navigate the obstacles in your career?

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

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

 

Lauren Fix
BS '86
The Car Coach

How should you prepare for a leadership role?

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

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

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College

How do you develop the next generation of leaders?

Michael Cropp
EMBA '03
President and CEO, Independent Health

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

Scott Dalrymple
MBA '91
President, Columbia College