Talk CNY - Presented by NBT Bank

CenterState CEO's podcast series shares the latest news and information on topics ranging from community and workforce development to policy, and innovation. Each month, Talk CNY features leaders from across Central New York, to shine a spotlight on the growth and opportunities being driven here. In under 15 minutes, you’ll get an inside look at the people, projects and planning moving Central New York forward, and be connected to resources to support your own business' growth.

This semimonthly podcast will feature 24 episodes for its first season. The second Wednesday of each month will feature a CenterState CEO member who will join us for a conversation about the work their business or organization does in the community related to that theme, and how they engage with CenterState CEO. The second episode of the month will feature a CenterState CEO staff person talking about the programs, projects and thought leadership related to the month’s theme. 

In addition to the 24 episode main series, you can discover the Talk CNY Mini-series. These episodes are being released straight to the Click resource library and feature business experts.


Meet Your Hosts:



Andrew Fish


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Kate Hammer, MSIM

Kate Hammer, MSIM, is the owner and principal business coach at Kate Hammer Consulting LLC. Kate advises business owners across North America in a variety of industries on strategic planning, organizational development, brand confidence, and content marketing. In addition to her expertise in these areas, Kate is known for her focus on lifestyle design and helping leaders establish a clear narrative of purpose that aligns with their personal goals and values. She has been named a Better Homes & Gardens Stylemaker for the past two years and has been featured by national and local media outlets such as Real Simple, Parents, and Central New York Magazine.

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New semimonthly episodes of Talk CNY are available on Click, CenterState CEO's digital solution for business. 


Watch this trailer to find out more about what you can expect from the series.

Presenting Sponsor, NBT Bank

Since opening its doors in 1856, NBT Bank has remained committed to providing its customers with superior banking services and helping to make the communities it serves a better place to live and work. It also believe that its greatest competitive advantage remains its people. Through their dedication it is able to enhance its ability to serve customers through relationship building, personalized banking solutions, local decision making and commitment to community initiatives.

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