About Us

It is Ignite Long Island’s mission is to provide aide to local businesses to keep them thriving, so that in turn we continue to make Long Island a great place to live for those who call it home. We are a not-for-profit 501 (c)(6) trade association devoted to improving the manufacturing landscape on Long Island. Whether you’re a large incorporation or a small business fresh off the ground, we’re working hard every day to advocate for you. Strong relationships with local, State, and Federal elected officials allow us to empower Long Island businesses successfully and effectively through legislative agenda. Our robust apprenticeship program is the first of its kind, and enables small business owners to train their employees on the next generation of manufacturing technology. Members can enjoy benefits like sponsored business training, membership discounts, and reduced rates on a number of programs.

Board of Directors

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Patrick Boyle

Patrick Boyle

Executive Director

Ignite Long Island

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Anne Shybunko-Moore

Anne Shybunko-Moore

Ignite LI Chairwoman

CEO, GSE Dynamics, Inc.

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Mitchel Rechler

Mitchel Rechler

Ignite LI Board Member

Rechler Equity Partners

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Emma Li

Emma Li

Ignite LI Board Member

CEO, A&Z Pharmaceuticals

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Phil Coniglio

Phil Coniglio

Ignite LI Board Member

Director, DeMatteis School Co-Op

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Anthony C. Acampora

Anthony C. Acampora

Ignite LI Board Member

Partner-in-Charge, SilvermanAcampora

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Michael D'addario

Michael D'Addario

Ignite LI Board Member

Master Production Planner, D'Addario