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CenterState CEO 

CenterState CEO is an independent and forward-thinking economic development strategist, business leadership organization and chamber of commerce; dedicated to the success of its members and the prosperity of the Central New York region. Its vision is for a vibrant and globally connected region recognized as a place where business thrives and people prosper.


This website is a feature of CenterState CEO’s Racial Equity & Social Impact (RESI) portfolio to create a nurturing space to grow sustainable racial equity solutions in the region. It provides resources, training services and business insights to promote racial equity and build welcoming and inclusive workplaces across Central New York. CenterState CEO invites businesses to take a pledge  and join  efforts to achieve this goal.

This site also provides a guided digital library and select online resources to increase awareness, educate and offer self-assessment, encouraging visitors to take action to build social and racial equity for all.

We invite businesses to take our Business Equity Pledge to promote and advocate for racial equity in their own workplace, and explore our other tools and services.

Meet Our Team. See our work.

CenterState CEO is dedicated to core focus areas that support the Central New York business community in the following areas:

  • Business and Economic Development

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Economic Inclusion

  • Racial Equity and Social Impact

  • Research, Policy, and Planning

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