Business Council of Westchester Announces New Board Chairman

Press release from The Business Council of Westchester:

The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) the county’s largest and most influential business organization, today announced that in light of the untimely passing of Board Chairman Charles W. Brown, the organization’s Board of Directors has asked former Board Chair Stephen J. Jones, Managing Partner of Jones, LLP, to step in and take the helm of the organization.

“Steve's strengths as a committed, thoughtful business and community leader raised the Business Council to new levels during his tenure as chairman, and I look forward to working with him again in that capacity," said Business Council President/CEO Dr. Marsha Gordon. "With many important and exciting initiatives in the works, I am confident that under Steve's leadership, The Business Council of Westchester, and our members, will continue to grow and flourish."

Stephen J. Jones attended Williams College and Exeter College, Oxford University and received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1993. He serves as Managing Partner of Jones, LLP, a Westchester-based law firm, where he has responsibility for corporate matters, commercial transactions, real estate, estate planning, not-for-profit, business corporations and all phases of litigation and trial practice. He regularly tries cases on behalf of the firm.

Steve serves as a director of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, United Way of Westchester and Putnam and the Westchester-Putnam Council of The Boy Scouts of America. He is a Trustee of The Westchester County Medical Foundation, the fundraising arm of the Westchester Medical Center. Mr. Jones has served as a Judge for Tarrytown, New York (New York State Unified Court System). He is the past President of the Board of Directors of the Volunteer Center of the United Way; past Director of Leadership Westchester, Westchester County’s community leadership program; past President of the Westchester-Putnam Fordham Law Alumni; past member of the Board of Governors of The Williams Club of New York; past director of Foodbank; and an Eagle Scout.

About The Business Council of Westchester

The county’s largest and most influential business membership organization, The Business Council of Westchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate and grow. In addition, The Business Council of Westchester is actively involved in reviewing federal, state and county legislation and regulations in order to assess the potential impact on the business community and to influence the outcomes through advocacy when the business community’s interests may be affected. It also acts as an information resource for the business community and government leaders at all levels.



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