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Recognizing Staff Accomplishments

Business Review awards Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO's Ryan Stanton with 40 under 40 Award

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Jan 23, 2017

On Thursday Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Political Director Ryan Stanton was named one of Long Island Business News (LIBN)’s 40 under 40.  The 40 under 40 is an anual award given to the best and brightest on Long Island who are under 40 years old. UCOMM would like to congratulate Ryan and share with you the profile that ran in the LIBN.  You can check it out below.

  • Current Job: Political Director, Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
  • Describe what you do for a living: I am the Political Director for the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. We are the 4th largest Central Labor Council in the United States working on behalf of 250,000 families across Nassau and Suffolk County.  We regularly work with elected officials, government agencies, private industry and other community organizations looking to better our regional economy.
  • Twitter Handle: @RyanStanton2
  • Education: B.A. Arabic, Minor Economics, Binghamton University 2010
  • Molloy College: Energeio Partnership
  • First Job: Deputy Regional Director for Central New York, Office of United States Senator Charles E. Schumer
  • Favorite App: Flashlight App
  • Last thing on social media you really liked: Trevor Noah’s exclusive interview with Tomi Lahren
  • Favorite Book: Depends on my mood- How to Win Friends and Influence People, Sermon on the Mount, or Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Huletts Landing, NY (Halfway between Lake George Village, and Ticonderoga on Lake Geroge)
  • What would your personal blog or YouTube series be on? Crossfit meets triathlon training
  • What’s something most don’t know about you? I love to cook for others (myself to I guess.) I played rugby for over a decade.  I fake knowing the words to almost every song that comes on the radio.  I barely ever know the words.
  • Describe yourself in a tweet? #Happilymarried, bearded, political, & privileged to work on behalf of #workingfamilies. Love #crossfit, set on finishing an #ironman in 2017.

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