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View or listen to episodes of our Leveling Up Podcast below, or join us every other Wednesday live at 1pm on the Disruption Network.  Executive Director Meghan McGrogan sits down with Chamber Members to get to know them, their businesses, and how they’ve ‘leveled up’ to get to where they are.  Each show also begins with a recap of recent events in and around Utica.

Want to be a guest on an upcoming show?  Let Meghan know you’re interested by filling out the form at the bottom of this page!

Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 40 | Abbygail Coston, Picturing Changes | MVCC YEA! Program

MEET GUEST Abbygail Coston, Owner, Picturing.Changess by Abbygail Lee and Mohawk Valley Community College YEA! Graduate!! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 37 | Jennifer Waters | MV EDGE

MEET GUEST Jennifer Waters, VP Business Development & Communications, Mohawk Valley EDGE! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know who…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 34 | Dan Jones | DBJ Wealth Management, Northwestern Mutual

MEET GUEST Dan Jones from DBJ Wealth Management, Northwestern Mutual! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know who they…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 32 | Shayna Keller | Excellus BCBS

MEET GUEST Shayna Keller, Community Engagement Program Manager, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know who they…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 31 | Linda McCormack-Miller | MVHS

MEET GUEST Linda McCormack-Miller, Chief Nursing Officer at Mohawk Valley Health System! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know who…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 29 | Fred Matt & Greg Evans | Feed Our Frontline Families

MEET GUESTS Fred Matt President & COO of Saranac & Greg Evans CEO of Indium Corporation as they talk about the Feed Our Frontline Families Initiative! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 25 | Dominick Manfredo | The Community at Sunset Wood

MEET GUEST Dominick Manfredo, Executive Director/CEO of The Community at Sunset Wood! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know who…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 24 | Allie Evans | Stanley Performing Arts Center

MEET GUEST Allie Evans, director of public relations and marketing, Stanley Performing Arts Center! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 17 | Steve Karboski | McGrath, Myslinski, Karboski & Nunn

MEET GUEST Steve Karboski, funeral director at McGrath, Myslinski, Karboski & Nunn Funeral Directors. The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview a different business owner or organization leader daily, and…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 16 | Andria Heath | Utica Zoo

MEET GUEST Andria Heath, Executive Director at The Utica Zoo! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview a different business owner or organization leader daily, and let you know who…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 15 | Steve Bulger | ICAN

MEET GUEST Steve Bulger, CEO/Executive Director of Integrative Community Alternatives Network (ICAN)! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview a different business owner or organization leader daily, and let you…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 10 | Joe Madden | Ed & Ed

MEET GUEST Joe Madden, President, Ed & Ed. The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview a different business owner or organization leader daily, and let you know who they are,…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 8 | Dan Loconti | Ancora!

MEET GUEST Dan Loconti, owner of Ancora! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview a different business owner or organization leader daily, and let you know who they are, what…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 6 | Dan & John | Northland Communications

MEET GUESTS Dan Amado and John Matthews, Strategic Relationship Managers with Northland Communications. The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview a different business owner or organization leader daily, and let…

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Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series | Ep. 4 | Alicia Daddario | Utica Comets, Utica City FC, Babe’s, 72 Tavern & Aqua Vino

MEET GUEST Alicia Daddario, in-game host for Utica Comets & Utica City FC and also representing Babe’s at Harbor Point, 72 Tavern & Aqua Vino.  The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business every day in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan…

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Leveling Up Episode 12 | LIVE from Business of the Year

Catch the latest episode of Leveling Up, filmed live at our 2019 Business of the Year Awards!  Thank you to Daria Helmer, Steve McMurray, and Stephen Turnbull for helping host.  Many thanks to Scott Lichorowic and his amazing staff at Hart’s Hill Inn for not only their terrific food, but for all of their help…

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Leveling Up Episode 5 | Pam Mustee | American Heart Association

As with every show, Meghan starts off with a recap of recent events in the Utica area. Then, Chamber Board Member and Membership Council Chair, Pam Mustee, Development Director for the American Heart Association, joins in to talk about her journey, her organization, America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk, their upcoming Cycle Nation event and…

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Leveling Up – Episode 3 | Sarah Foster | Oneida County Tourism

Sarah Foster, Director of Media Relations, Meetings & Conferences Manager at Oneida County Tourism, joins Meghan to give you the scoop on all the activities surrounding the Boilermaker all week long. Sarah also discusses what Oneida County Tourism does for the Mohawk Valley and across New York State. Meg and Sarah also discuss Utica nightlife,…

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