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BNI Founders Awards 2015

1  ~  4  ~  7  ~  10
 12  ~  17  ~  29  ~  36
53  ~  56  ~  62  ~  70

Perfect Attendance 2015

Robert J. Smith - 7
Susan Holman - 19
Darin Burdman - 31
Jimmi Circosta - 34
Kristian Rivera - 56
Mitch Grossman - 56
George Petriccione - 60
Jeff Simon - 62
Steve Dempsey - 65
Ingrid Sletten - 67

Rookie Chapter of 2015

Boomin' 68!

Comeback Chapters of 2015

29  ~  48  ~  60

Outstanding Presidents

Andrea Kent
Andy Smith
Amy Noelle
Bill Fischer
Greta Zutz
Jacqueline Frank
Jeff Detweiler
Jeff Nolan
Jennifer Gluckow
Jessica Allen
Jimmi Circosta
Joe Whitney
John Fiorito
Larendee Roos
Nick Tillman
Paul Donas
Roy Fenichel

Outstanding Vice Presidents

Alan Lustrin
Cari Rincker
Ellen Williams
Guy Menahem
Jack Kasavi
Jay Zimner
Jodi Graber
John Goldberg
Maria Vallaris
Mona Sharaf
Noel Luria
Norman Yasnor
Scott Lanin
Stan Horowitz
Stefan Hagege
Stephanie Vanden Bos Steve Dawson
William Bolls

Outstanding Treasurers

Alex Mahgoub
Andrew Romano
Christine Wong
Conrad Strabone Danielle Spallino
Debra Erder
Eillen Thornton
Gail Bass
James Addy
James Berry
Joshua Spiegel
Lauren Gould
Michael Goldfine
Mike Knuff
Monica Liang
Seth Hochman
Now, more than ever, business people need
to network to stay in business.
BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment
to exchange quality business referrals.
Interested in Visiting a BNI Chapter? If you would like additional information on visiting a BNI chapter, click here to send in your contact information.

Manhattan BNI Covered in Crains NY:
How to Win Business and Influence People in NYC's Cliquey and Competitive Networking Groups

Crains Article on Manhattan BNI

Real estate attorney Jay Zimner at a BNI meeting at the Cornell Club.
(Click Photo to read the Crains NY article)

BNI, the largest business networking organization in the world, is a business and professional referral organization that allows only one person from each profession to join a chapter.

Belonging to BNI is like having dozens of sales people working for you because all the other members carry several copies of your business cards around with them. When they meet someone who could use your products or services they hand your card out and recommend your services. It's as simple as that!

Dr. Ivan Misner congratulates Todd Hallinger and Mike Brathwaite
on the 20 Year Anniversary of Manhattan BNI.

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For 30 years BNI has used a simple but elegant philosophy that exemplifies membership, "Givers Gain," or in other words, "what goes around comes around." Based on what members reported in BNI Connect, the organization passed millions referrals that generated an amazing $9.3 billion worth of business for our members in 2015! In Manhattan, we currently have more than 1500 members in 51 Chapters. 
20 years ago, Manhattan BNI Executive Directors Mike Brathwaite and Todd Hallinger had a vision few recognized at that time. They shared a belief and passion that Manhattan could support a referral marketing platform like BNI and thrive. It has been a great journey for many and we continue to learn and innovate as we grow. 
We have a highly talented team of 15 Directors available to coach and mentor all aspects of networking within Manhattan BNI. We pride ourselves on providing a state of the art website where you can now explore our community and see what we can offer you. But, only seeing is believing, and we encourage you to visit a chapter near you soon, for as some sales guru noted, "you can't give a haircut over the phone." We look forward to meeting you at a Chapter event in the near future.
Happy networking and good luck! 
Mike Brathwaite
Todd Hallinger
Executive Directors
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Executive Director Todd Hallinger,
BNI Founder and Chairman Dr. Ivan Misner, and Executive Director Mike Brathwaite.

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