Local Banker Keynotes Executive Lecture Series
Barry Sinnott to Discuss Local Banking, International Trading
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
Lecture free, open to everyone
Utica, NY (04/29/2014)- Barry Sinnott, assistant vice president at Bank of Utica, will present his lecture “Local Banking and International Trading” as a part of Utica College’s Executive Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 30.
Experienced in international trade, Sinnott founded Mayflower Trade L.L.C. in 2005 and continues to serve as its CEO. Mayflower Trade L.L.C. is headquartered in Utica and provides business services to China, including sourcing, sales and import-export facilitation.
Sinnott graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Boston University. In 2001, Sinnott studied Mandarin Chinese and taught English in Taiwan for two years. He then moved to China and worked for Virgin Radio Asia in Beijing as a radio DJ and music programmer.
Sinnott currently serves as treasurer for two boards in the Mohawk Valley: the Downtown Utica Development Association and the Vision Foundation Board of the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in the Carbone Family Auditorium in Utica College’s Economic Crime, Justice Studies and Cybersecurity Building. It is free and open to the public.
The Executive Lecture Series is sponsored by the Business and Economics Department of Utica College. The department offers an innovative, fully integrated suite of business and economics programs designed to prepare students for successful careers in some of the world’s most dynamic professions.
Students who choose to major in any of these programs benefit from a range of exceptional resources, including business and economics faculty with deep knowledge and extensive professional experience in their disciplines, a state-of-the-art First Source Credit Union Trading Room featuring workstations equipped with professional-grade transactional software, and opportunities to manage actual investments and real-world trading situations.
For more information on UÇ’s department of business and economics, visit http://www.utica.edu/academic/ssm/business/.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate, pre-professional and special programs.