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Learn more about our vibrant, always up-and-coming community through these fascinating profiles of people working in Broome County and making the most of their professional and personal endeavors. It’s an inside look at the folks leading our little slice of upstate New York to prominence. Simply click on any page below to Meet the Locals!

  • Maxwell Bendert

    Growing up here, fun activities was always part of my everyday life – I remember biking around my neighborhood with my friends, playing sports, being outside, enjoying a pretty fun childhood. But as I finished high school, I had this deep desire to see the world. I guess the jump off point in embarking on…

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  • Steve Lamb

    I’ve lived in Broome County my entire life and I really can’t imagine it any differently. My whole family is all right here. My wife and I both grew up in Broome County and have been able to watch our children grow up here too, all while creating good lives for ourselves and those we…

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  • Jeff Lake

    I was born and raised here, and have been a proud “Binghamtonian” my whole life. I live on the west side of Binghamton, right next door to my sister’s family, both of our houses have been in our family for generations. My wife Cindy and I both have deep local roots. I have always enjoyed…

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  • Michael Dundon

    I can’t really put into words how much growing up here on the east side of Binghamton impacted my life. I was a very active kid. I loved to play sports, from football to baseball to east side youth association to little league; you name it, and I played it. What I remember the most…

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  • The Sepe Family

    Family isn’t just the word that describes the owners of SERVPRO – it describes the culture that’s an integral part of this Broome-based company as well. Driven by a deep desire to “be able to employ a lot of people and create an environment where [his] employees enjoyed their work,” Lou Sepe founded this local…

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  • Brittany Hall

    I’m originally from Savannah, NY, which is a small town right between Rochester and Syracuse. Almost my entire upper-level education has been in the arts–specifically vocal performance and arts administration. I went to school for vocal performance. I got my Bachelor’s degree at SUNY Oneonta, but before I ended up there, I went to Monroe…

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  • Lisa and Bob Lee

    For my husband Bob and I, life in Broome County is defined by the family and business – North Point Technology, LLC – that we’ve built here together. I grew up in Endwell and went to Union-Endicott High School and Binghamton University before transferring to Cornell University, where I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial…

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  • Travis Maus and Ryan Berkeley

    Stimulating. Ethical. Exceptional. Duty. For Travis Maus and Ryan Berkeley, these words extend beyond meaning and represent the reason for forming their Broome-based financial firm, S.E.E.D. Planning Group. Building S.E.E.D. has afforded Maus and Berkeley the opportunity to provide services they’re passionate about to clients, while creating a local business that reflects their personal values…

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  • Amelia Lodolce

    I’ve been in Broome County for 20 years now. I grew up about an hour North of here on a farm in a small town near Syracuse, but came to Broome to attend Binghamton University, where I studied philosophy and environmental studies. VINES, which stands for Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, has been an integral part…

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  • Jennifer Lesko

    I’ve spent almost my entire life in Broome and I have no regrets staying here to build a rewarding career, surrounded by my family, friends and colleagues. I grew up and still live in Endicott. I attended Union-Endicott High School before going to SUNY Cortland for both my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. For as long…

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