Suffolk OTB President/CEO Phil Boyle, a former New York State senator and currently president and CEO of Jake’s 58, will be the guest speaker at the LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action) meeting to discuss the topic “What the Future of Jake’s 58 Means for Long Island Businesses, Tourism, and Taxpayers.” This event will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at “Bistro 58” at Jake’s 58 Casino Hotel, 3635 Express Drive North in Islandia.
Before joining Suffolk Regional OTB, Mr. Boyle served for 26 years as a Member of the New York State Legislature — 16 years as a member of the state assembly and 10 years as a state senator. Prior to his tenure in Albany, he served as a senior congressional staff member in Washington, D.C. for five years, including time as chief of staff for former Long Island Congressman Rick Lazio.
From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Boyle served as chairman of the State Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Development, & Small Business. As chair, he worked to ensure that the voice of business was being heard in Albany and was committed to finding ways to make New York more business-friendly. During his tenure as a state legislator, Mr. Boyle was a leader on such diverse issues as advancing the use of forensic crime-fighting technologies, combating the heroin and opioid epidemics and protecting animals from abuse, among many others.
Mr. Boyle earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his law degree from Albany Law School of Union University and his Master’s degree in Public Administration from the State University of New York at Albany.
Registration is $35. For more information about upcoming LIMBA programs, visit https://limba.net/.