Joey Hamilton is a Western New York native and sophomore at Canisius College majoring in Entrepreneurship. He has distinguished himself academically by achieving Dean’s List during the past two semesters.
Joey attended St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster, and as a student he co-founded Charlie and Checkers, a children’s entertainment company serving western and central New York as well as northern Pennsylvania. This company has been profitable each of the past 5 years and has performed at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll for three consecutive years. His goal is to continue to grow his company and take it in exciting new directions.
Joey was recognized in a nation-wide scholarship event hosted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Youth Foundation. He was one of five national recipients of this prestigious award. Outside of school and business, Joey enjoys living in Lancaster, NY where he is active in community events.