The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce will be recognizing professional under the age of 40 for their contributions in career and industry with the HYPE Awards.

There are so many people in our community that strive to excel at their profession and often these people go unnoticed outside their workplace.

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The HYPE virtual awards presentation will be this Wednesday December 9th at 5:30pm on Zoom.

The HYPE awards allow supervisors and colleagues among others to nominate individuals under the age of 40 who show promise and success in their career.

According to a press release from the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, the award categories include Skilled Trades, Education and Training, Business Service, Non-Profit, Health and Wellness, STEM, Service Industry, Law and Government.

There will also be a special award to a mentor of any age, who has influenced or helped establish a young professional.

All our invited to learn more about these community standouts at the Great Binghamton Chamber Facebook Page.

Also, the awards presentations are open to anyone via Zoom on December 9th at 5:30pm.

Here is a list of this year’s Nominees.

Business & Professional Services

Jason Aurelio, Sentry Alarms

Ebony Hattoh, Gilead Media & Marketing

Timothy Szczesny, DeMunn Funeral Home



Erinn Kovitch, Idea Kraft

Kristen Mann, Grow. Bloom. Project

Daniel Masciari, Full Fledged Films LLC


Education & Training

Gina Chase, SUNY Broome Community College

Matt Sheehan, Broome-Tioga BOCES

Jordan Smith, Binghamton University


Health & Wellness

Jenna Jenks, Confluence Running

Jennifer Morabito, People Grow Together

Karina Martinez, Binghamton Metro Doulas, LLC


Law & Government

Jared Kraham, City of Binghamton

Michael Keenan, The Raymond Corporation


Mentor to a YP

Laura Pascucci, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital

Jon Myers, Jon L Myers and Associates – Ameriprise Financial

Sulaiminah Burns, Support Black Business 607



Abby Cleveland, Binghamton Philharmonic

Autumn Loke, Liberty Partnerships Program

Erin Summerlee, Rural Health Network of SCNY


Service Industry

Erika Dickinson, Dos Rios Cantina

Aaron Laughlin, Dos Rios/Stone Fox


Skilled Trades

Nick Ballard, City of Binghamton Parks & Recreation

Leland Moxley, The Raymond Corporation



Morgan Brock, The Raymond Corporation

Rucha Kulkarni, Universal Instruments Corp

Sarah Reeves, BAE Systems

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