Follow the Leader Nominations

This year, the Follow the Leader Awards will take place on Wednesday, March 22 (more details to follow). Click on the links below for more information.

List of eligible Individuals, click here

List of past winners, click here


2016 Awards


On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Leadership Mohawk Valley honored the following individuals and organizations:

Individual Honorees:

Steven J. Bulger (’14) – Kids Oneida (Click here to view video)

Brandi Candido (’12) – Kids Oneida (Click here to view video)

Michael J. Hayduk (’10) – Air Force Research Laboratory (Click here to view video)

John “Chip” Hemmel, Jr. (’99) – Gilroy, Kernan & Gilroy (Click here to view video)

Rena L. Hughes (’14) – Rome Memorial Hospital (Click here to view video)

Stephen S. Karboski, Jr. (’15) – Nunn & McGrath Funeral Directors (Click here to view video)

Matthew A. Nicholl (’15) – Berkshire Bank (Click here to view video)

Aaron Postiglione (’12) – Herkimer Area Resource Center (Click here to view video)

Jerry A. Switzer (’10) – The ARC, Oneida-Lewis Chapter (Click here to view video)

Business Honorees:


The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties



Thank you to our 2016 Follow the Leader Media Sponsors:

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