NEW YORK, NY – November 7, 2018 ACG Cares, announces the selection of Seven ACG Cares Scholars for 2018-2019. ACG Cares - NY Chapter, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation, was created by the New York Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG New York) to serve as a way to nurture the next generation of business leaders in New York. ACG Cares does this by providing access to established executives who can assist college and graduate students in their job-search. Scholars come from a range of social backgrounds and are interested in a career in business.
Those selected as ACG Cares Scholars include: Hari Balasubramaniam (NYU Stern), Karan Dedhia (Fordham University), Vaishnavi Iyengar (Pace University), Duyen (Lilly) Ha Nguyen (Pace University), Tu Nguyen (Pace University), Michael Tortora (St. John’s University), and Lijiao (Joanna) Zhao (St. John’s University).
“We are thrilled to honor this year’s group of ACG Cares Scholars. They all demonstrate a high degree of intellectual curiosity, a strong interest in pursuing a career in business, and in the middle market. In particular, their interest in the middle market demonstrates how much they value its important role in driving the US economy and a means to achieve their own career interests.,” Martin L. Okner, Chairman, ACG Cares New York Chapter, Inc.
“With an increased focus of providing greater inclusion in the middle market, ACG Cares is working to provide Scholars a deep network of professionals to gain experience, knowledge and career growth,” said Bobby Blumenfeld, Executive Director ACG New York.
“With the addition of a mentorship component, all of our highly talented and deserving ACG Cares Scholars will benefit even more from their year-long Program by receiving individualized guidance in those areas which they have identified as most important and beneficial to them,” said Kathy Nalywajko, Vice-Chairman, ACG Cares New York Chapter, Inc. & NY ACG Cup Co-Chairman.
ACG Cares, New York ACG Cares - NY Chapter, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation, was created by the New York Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth to serve as a way to nurture the next generation of business leaders in New York. ACG Cares does this by providing access to established executives who can assist college and graduate students in their job-search. In addition, ACG Cares will support nonprofit organizations that facilitate career placement in business.
ACG® New York, Inc., the founding chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth, is the largest association of middle market deal making and corporate professionals in New York, with more than 1,000 members across all industry sectors. ACG New York facilitates long term relationship building, driving middle-market growth. ACG’s members are focused on investing private capital, which benefits the pension funds held by municipal workers, fireman, policeman, health workers and others that provide years of service for the public good.
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ACG New York