2018 Follow the Leader Nominations Being Accepted until
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nominations for the 16th Leadership Mohawk Valley Follow the Leader Awards are now being accepted! Do you know a Leadership Mohawk Valley graduate that is an exemplary leader in the workplace and the community? Help us honor them by submitting a nomination no later than Friday, January 10, 2018.

 2018 FTL Nomination Form

 2018 FTL Eligible Alumni

2002-2017 Past Honorees

2018 Follow the Leader Awards Dinner to be held
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel, Utica Centre

More information will be available in early February, and sponsorship packages are available if your company or organization would like to support this celebration of leadership in the Mohawk Valley!

2017 Follow the Leader Recipients Honored March 22, 2017

INDIVIDUAL HONOREES (click on honoree’s name for video)

Richella Abell-Hawes ’13, Arc Herkimer 
Sim Jonathan Covington Jr. ’14, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Lori Colasanti Frieden ’15, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties & Copper City Brewing Company of Rome
Chris Lambe ’16, Kids Oneida & Universal Bookkeeper
Victoria Paolozzi ’14, Catholic Charities of Oneida & Madison Counties
Donna Sawyer White ’05, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Mohawk Valley
Monica Stowell ’10, Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Sean S. Morelle ’15, Roser Communications


Adirondack Bank

Also this past year, to commemorate our 15th Follow the Leader awards, we honored our recently retired Congressman Richard Hanna with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work and leadership in the Mohawk Valley.

The event took place on Wednesday, March 22rd at the Radisson Hotel Utica Centre, and Laura Casamento, President of Utica College, was our keynote speaker.