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Business Assistance Providers

Business Member Organizations

Community Capital Resources, Inc.
Kim Jacobs,Low Income Housing Tax Credits
Melanie Stern, Small Business Lending
7 West Cross St., Ste. D
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Tel: (914) 747-8020
Fax: (914) 747-2049
E-mail: kjacobs@ccrhv.org or mstern@ccrhv.org
Westchester County Association 
William Mooney Jr., President
1133 Westchester Ave.
White Plains, NY 10604
Tel: (914) 948-6444
Fax: (914) 948-6913
E-mail: wmooney@westchester.org
Professional Technical Development Center (PTAC)
One Blue Hill Plaza
P.O. Box 1575
Pearl River, N.Y. 10965
Tel: (845) 735-7040
E-mail: info@redc.org
The Business Council of Westchester
Marsha Gordon, President
800 Westchester Ave., Suite S-310
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Tel: (914) 948-2110
Fax: (914) 948-0122
E-mail: mgordon@westchesterny.org
SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business
120 Bloomingdale Rd.
White Plains, N.Y. 10605
Tel: (914) 948-3907
Fax: (914) 948-4645
E-mail: scoreinfo@scorewestchester.com
NonProfit Westchester
Joanna Straub, Executive Director
580 White Plains Rd., Ste. 510
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Tel.: (914) 332-6679
Women's Enterprise Development Center
Anne Janiak, Director
Women's Enterprise Development Center
707 Westchester Avenue, Suite 213
White Plains, N.Y. 10604
Tel: (914) 948-6098
E-mail: ajaniak@westchester.org
Westchester County Board of Realtors
P. Gilbert Mercurio, Chief Executive Officer
59 South Broadway
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: 914-681-0833 ext 3005
Fax: 914-681-6044
E-mail: pg.mercurio@wcbr.net 
  Association of Women Business Owners
Joan Goodman, President
WAWBA
PO Box 730
White Plains, NY 10620
Tel: (914) 450-8930
Fax: (914) 674-1105
E-mail: wawbo@yahoo.com 
  Professional Women in Construction
315 East 56th St.
New York, N.Y. 10022
Tel: (212) 486-7745
E-mail: pwcusa1@aol.com

Other Business Development Resources

Chambers of Commerce

County Workforce Investment Board (WIB)
Donnovan Beckford, Director
Westchester WIB
150 Grand St., 6th Fl.
White Plains, N.Y. 10601
Tel: (914) 995-3910
Fax: (914) 995-3958 
E-mail: vll1@westchestergov.com

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Fannie Lansch, President
707 Westchester Ave., Ste. 213
White Plains, NY 10604
Tel: (914) 328-7181

New York State Department of Labor
Margaret Herrera, Director
NYS Department of Labor
Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, N.Y. 10604
Tel: (914) 997-9543
Fax: (914) 287-2058

African American Chamber of Commerce
Robin L. Douglas, President, CEO
AACCWR
100 Stevens Ave., Ste. 202
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Tel: (914) 699-9050
Fax: (914) 699-627
E-mail: rldouglas@compuserve.com

Empire State Development
(N.Y.S Economic Development)
Tel: (845) 567-488
Fax: (845) 567-6085

In Westchester County:
Michael Oates, Director, Business Development
Tel: (914) 948-2090  
E-mail: moates@empire.state.ny.us

Bedford Hills Chamber of Commerce
Bedford Hills, NY
Tel.: (914) 381-3356

Bronxville Chamber Of Commerce
Bronxvill, NY
Susan Meily
Tel.: (914) 337-6040

New York Business Development Corporation 
Andrew Linehan, Senior VP
NYSBDC
41 State St.
Albany, New York 12201-0738
Tel: (518) 463-2268
Fax: (518) 463-0240
E-mail: alinehan@nybdc.com

Croton Chamber of Commerce
Croton-On-Hudson, NY
Tel.: (914) 271-2196

Eastchester-Tuckahoe Chamber
Eastchester, NY
Tel.: (914) 779-7344

Export Assistance Center
(U.S. Commerce Department)
Joan Kanlian, Director
U.S. Export Assistance Center
707 Westchester Ave., Ste. 209
White Plains, N.Y. 10604
Tel: (914) 682-6217
Fax: (914) 682-669
Related Sites:
Export Import Bank of the United States
U.S. Trade and Development Agency

Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber Of Commerce
Peekskill, NY
Tel.: (914) 737-3600


Mount Vernon Chamber Of Commerce
Mount Vernon, NY
Tel.: (914) 667-7500

Westchester Community College 
Small Business Institute
Ann Rubenzahl, Assistant Dean
Tel: (914) 606-6618
E-mail: ann.rubenzahl@sunywcc.edu

Professional Development Center
Harry Horowitz, Director
Tel: (914) 606-6669

Project Transition/Displaced Homemakers
Mia Fienemann, Counselor Entrepreneur WISE
Tel: (914) 606-6817

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce
New Rochelle, NY
Tel.: (914) 632-5700

Port Chester-Rye Brook Chamber
Port Chester, NY
Tel.: (914) 939-1900