NYS SHIELD Act Seminar:
Your Path to Compliance

"Do you have employees? Do you process or store customer data? Do you use computers that require logins and passwords? If you answered yes to any of these questions, New York's SHIELD Act is going to impact your business. Are you ready? During this seminar, you will learn your path to compliance! Be ready when the NYS SHIELD Act goes into full effect in March 2020!!"


Event Details:

When: Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Session Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Happy Hour)
Where: Fairport Brewing Company (*Downtown*)
1044 University Ave. Rochester, NY 14607
Easy On-Site Parking

Event Details:

When: Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
Session Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Lunch Provided)
Where: Brook-Lea Country Club
891 Pixley Rd. Rochester, NY 14624
RSVP: 2/7/2020

Event Details:
Seating is Limited - Register Today For Free

When: Thursday, March 5th, 2020
Session Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Happy Hour)
Where: Three Heads Brewing
186 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Easy On-Site Parking

RSVP: 3/2/2020

During This Seminar We'll Cover
  • Overview of the NY SHIELD Act and what it means to your business - Deadlines, Requirements, Breach Notification, Compliance and Penalties.
  • Required Administrative, Technical and Physical Safeguards.

Who Should Attend?

Business Owners, C-Level executives, Compliance, IT and HR Managers who are concerned about: protecting client/employee data, securing and monitoring physical assets, proper disposal of data and hardware, as well as complying with state laws that carry heavy fines for lost and stolen data.

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Brandon Scribner, Director of Client Services
Brandon joined the EWASTE+ team in 2016. He brings 15 years of innovative sales, tactical business development and strategic staff management. Brandon is responsible for all upstream customer interaction, and service; including front-end sales, logistics, and marketing efforts. Brandon graduated from Keuka College with a Bachelor's Degree in Business, and also holds a Master's in Management from Roberts Wesleyan College.
Fred Brumm
Fred started CE in 1998 with the objective to bring world class IT support to the SMB market. 20 years later, CE has become Rochester's "go to" firm for companies that require world class. Come hear what Fred has to say about the changes in our world today, and why you CANNOT sit back and hope that your IT company will keep your company safe.
Jack Doyle
Jack Doyle serves as Director of Business Development at Doyle Security Systems. In his five years with Doyle Security, Jack Doyle has been responsible for developing marketing strategies, promoting operational efficiencies, tracking business analytics and managing strategic corporate initiatives.
Mary Ognibene

Mary advises a variety of clients on a wide range of general business matters. Her experience includes:

  • Preparation, review and negotiation of a variety of agreements including consulting agreements, shareholders agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, non- compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, supplier agreements, distributor agreements, licensing agreements and customer terms and conditions spanning various industries including manufacturing, construction, pharmaceuticals and farming;
  • Planning for and formation of numerous business entities;
  • Maintenance of corporate governance responsibilities;
  • Representing clients with regard to the purchase, sale and merger of a variety of businesses of ranging size, both domestic and international; and
  • Oversight of professional corporate license filings.


  • New York State Bar


  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law (J.D., 2003)
  • William Smith College (B.A., cum laude, 1996)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Bio
    A Rochester-area native, Mary is a longtime fan of arts and music. She is a singer in a local band, is involved in ongoing recording projects and is a strong supporter and advocate of the arts and independent music communities in both Rochester and Buffalo.