30 LONGISLANDPRESS.COM • FEBRUARY 2020
LI’S MOST INFLUENTIAL
From Montauk to Manhasset, there
is no shortage of movers and shakers
who hold sway over our lives on
Long Island — and in some cases,
But who among them are the most
influential? Behold, the 17th annual
“The list is comprised of many familiar names
and we attempted to balance that by introducing
additional Long Islanders who represent rising
talent to watch,” says Joanna Austin.
USING POWER FOR GOOD
DOWLING TO KEYNOTE POWER LIST EVENT
Long Island Press Power List of
the top 100 leaders in business,
education, philanthropy, unions,
and politics. Some of them you’ve
heard of; others are more behindthe
scenes power players. All
have wielded their power effectively
and benevolently over the
past year to have landed on this
“We’re delighted to celebrate Long
Island’s most powerful movers and
Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, will be
the keynote speaker at the 17th annual Long Island Press Power List
networking event at The Carltun in East Meadow on Feb. 27.
Dowling, whose hospital group is the largest private employer in
New York State, recently made headlines when he called on fellow
CEOs to match his $1 million donation to help fight the national epidemic
of gun violence — epitomizing Power Listers who use their
influence for good causes.
“I look forward to networking with Long Island’s most influential
business and community leaders at Long Island Press’ Power List
reception,” Dowling says.
Dowling was inducted into the Power List Hall of Fame in 2012, an
honor earned after making the list five times. Northwell Health
has 23 hospitals, about 750 outpatient facilities, more than 13,600
affiliated physicians, and 70,000 employees.
shakers on Long Island,” says
Joanna Austin, Publisher of the
Long Island Press. “The list is
comprised of many familiar
names and we attempted to
balance that by introducing
additional Long Islanders
who represent rising talent
Those who call Long Island
home include everyone
from Fortune 500 company
leaders to the top policymakers
in New York State.
The area is a hotbed of innovation
and scientific research.
And it’s launched
the careers of countless
leaders in education,
real estate, nonprofit, law,
and healthcare — not to
mention media moguls.
Schneps Media, the
parent company of Long
Island Press, will celebrate
the Long Island
Press Power List honorees
at The Carltun in
East Meadow on February
Each Long Island
List honoree will
over the course
of the year.
Northwell Health President and CEO Michael Dowling spoke at Northwell’s
recent Gun Violence Prevention Forum in Manhattan.