ResourcefulStaff Members

RespectedBoards

Capital Region Chamber

  • Jeffrey Buell, Chair

    Principal Redburn Development Partners, LLC
  • Andrea Crisafulli, Chair-Elect

    President Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc.
  • Christopher Cannucciari, Treasurer

    Partner Lutz, Selig & Zeronda
  • David R. Harris, Ph.D., Secretary

    President Union College
  • Mark N. Eagan, President and CEO

    Capital Region Chamber
  • Ruth Mahoney, Immediate Past Chair

    Executive Vice President and President of Wealth Management NBT Bank
  • Stuart Klein, General Counsel

    Managing Member Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
  • Raimundo Archibold

    Managing Director Schwartz Heslin Group, Inc.
  • Lisa Avila

    CEO Kitware
  • Carm Basile

    Chief Executive Officer CDTA/Capital District Transportation Authority
  • Angela Beddoe

    President Beddoe Publishing, LLC
  • John Bennett, MD

    President and CEO CDPHP
  • Peter Benyon

    VP & General Manager GlobalFoundries
  • Beth Beshaw

    Market President M&T Bank
  • Anthony Carnevale

    Vice President of Personnel Stewart's Shops Corp.
  • Karen Carpenter-Palumbo

    President and CEO Vanderheyden
  • Sujata Chaudhry

    Founder/CEO Tangible Development
  • Antonio Civitella

    President and CEO Transfinder Corporation
  • Carmine DeCrescente III

    Vice President DeCrescente Distributing Company Inc.
  • David DeMarco

    President and CEO Saratoga National Bank
  • Christopher Dowd

    President and CEO Ballston Spa National Bank
  • David Hannoush

    Owner Hannoush Jewelers
  • Richard Hendrick

    CEO Port of Albany
  • Darrin Jahnel

    CEO Jahnel Group
  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Executive Director Social Enterprise and Training (SEAT) Center
  • Kirk Lewis

    Executive Director Schenectady ARC
  • Anne McEntee, Ph.D.

    CEO, Digital Services GE Renewable Energy
  • Paul Milton

    President and CEO Ellis Medicine
  • Willie Miranda, Jr.

    Owner/Broker Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc.
  • Sabrina Mosseau

    Executive Director New York Oncology Hematology 
  • Stephen Obermayer

    Chief Financial Officer BBL Companies
  • Jaime Ortiz

    Owner & Chef JO Restaurant Group
  • Heather Peterson

    Partner Peterson, Campoli & Associates CPAs, PLLC
  • Laura Poltynski

    Director, Customer and Community Engagement National Grid
  • Roger Ramsammy, Ph.D.

    President Hudson Valley Community College
  • Jennifer Rao

    Head of School Emma Willard School
  • John Robinson

    CEO Our Ability
  • L. Oliver Robinson

    Superintendent of Schools Shenendehowa Central School District 
  • Dean Skarlis

    President College Advisor of New York, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Sobol

    President and CEO Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Inc.
  • Scott D. Stevens

    President Dimension Fabricators, Inc.
  • Walter Thorne

    Market President & Publisher Albany Business Review
  • Michelle Wildgrube

    Partner Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube, PC
  • Michael York

    Realtor Foundation First Realty Group

CEG Executive Board

  • John Bennett, MD, Chair

    President and CEO CDPHP
  • Mark Eagan, President and CEO

    President and CEO CEG
  • Laura Poltynski, Secretary/Treasurer

    Director, Customer and Community Engagement National Grid
  • David DeMarco

    President and CEO Saratoga National Bank
  • Richard Hendrick

    CEO Port of Albany
  • Stephen Obermayer

    Chief Financial Officer BBL Companies
  • Roger Ramsammy, Ph.D.

    President Hudson Valley Community College

CEG Leadership Board

  • Brian Akley

    Sr. Business Development Manager Gilbane Building Company
  • Thomas L. Amell

    President and CEO Pioneer Bank
  • Carm Basile

    CEO CDTA
  • John Bennett, MD

    President and CEO CDPHP
  • David M. Buicko

    President and CEO The Galesi Group
  • Bryant J. Cassella

    Regional Vice President & Market Leader Wells Fargo
  • Michael J. Castellana

    President & CEO SEFCU
  • Antonio Civitella

    President and CEO Transfinder
  • J. Gregory Connors

    U.S. Government Affairs GLOBALFOUNDRIES
  • David Cornell

    Market President Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Bank of America Corporation
  • William Dehmer

    Market President, Upstate East/New England Region JP Morgan Chase Bank - Albany
  • Chris Del Vecchio

    President and COO MVP Health Care
  • David DeMarco

    President Saratoga National Bank
  • J. Tyler Desmond

    General Manager Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel
  • Keith Dolan

    Vice President, Regional Executive Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
  • Christopher R. Dowd

    President Ballston Spa National Bank
  • Paul Fahey

    Chief Operating Officer Overit
  • Patricia A. Fusco

    President Fusco Personnel, Inc.
  • Jennifer Garvey

    New York Market Affairs Manager Ørsted
  • Ray Gillen

    Chair Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority
  • Eileen Guarino

    President Guarino Industries, Inc.
  • James Harris, Jr.

    President & CEO Janitronics
  • John Harris, Esq.

    Partner Brown & Weinraub, PLLC
  • George R. Hearst III

    Publisher Times Union
  • Richard Hendrick

    CEO Port of Albany
  • Michael J. Hickey

    Executive Director, Stack Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Siena College
  • Scott Houghtaling

    Managing Director, Business Banking Berkshire Bank
  • Frances O’Rourke

    Capital Region President KeyBank
  • Paul Kelly

    Chief Operating Officer NY CREATES
  • Thenkurussi (Kesh) Kesavadas

    Vice President for Research and Economic Development University at Albany
  • Josh Kowalski

    Project Manager Carver Companies
  • Andrew Marsh

    President and CEO Plug Power
  • Dennis McKenna

    President and CEO Albany Medical Center
  • Chris McKenna

    President & CEO CAP COM Federal Credit Union
  • John McManus

    Managing Partner Harris Beach, PLLC
  • Marlene McTigue

    Board Member Albany County IDA
  • Paul Milton

    President & CEO Ellis Medicine
  • John J. Nigro

    President Nigro Companies
  • Stephen Obermayer

    Chief Financial Officer BBL Construction Services
  • Kevin O’Connor

    CEO Advance Albany County Alliance
  • Michael Paparian

    Senior Vice President - Middle Market Banking Citizens Commercial Banking
  • Robert Pasinella

    President Rensselaer County IDA
  • Laura Poltynski

    Director, Customer and Community Engagement National Grid
  • Rick Richards

    Vice President and General Manager Rivers Casino & Resort/Capital Region Gaming, LLC
  • Andrew C. Rose, Esq.

    Office Managing Partner Nixon Peabody, LLP
  • Roger Ramsammy, Ph.D.

    President Hudson Valley Community College
  • Tara Ryan

    Senior Vice President, Brand Strategy & Communications Goldman Sachs Ayco Personal Financial Management
  • Robert Schofield

    Co-Managing Partner Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
  • Thomas A. Selfridge

    President Swagelok Albany - Albany Valve & Fitting
  • Peter D. Semenza

    Vice President, Philanthropy St. Peter's Health Partners
  • Hon. Kathy Sheehan

    Mayor City of Albany
  • Jim Siplon

    President EDC of Warren County
  • Richard P. Sleasman, SIOR

    President & Managing Director CBRE - Albany
  • Carl E. Stewart, III

    Vice President Turner Construction
  • Walter Thorne

    Market President & Publisher Albany Business Review
  • Michael Uccellini

    President United Group of Companies, Inc.
  • James Vanburen

    Managing Partner - Tax Director Grant Thornton LLP
  • Nick Viggiani

    Assistant Vice President for Research Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Dan White

    Partner KPMG Audit

Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber

  • Raimundo C. Archibold, Chair

    Managing Director Schwartz Heslin Group, Inc.
  • Mark N. Eagan, President and CEO

    Capital Region Chamber
  • Andrea Crisafulli

    President Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc.
  • Sabrina Mosseau

    Executive Director New York Oncology Hematology 
  • Jaime Ortiz

    Owner & Chef JO Restaurant Group
  • John Robinson

    CEO Our Ability

Chamber of Schenectady County

  • Kirk Lewis, Chair

    Executive Director Schenectady ARC
  • Heather Peterson, Secretary/Treasurer

    Partner Peterson, Campoli & Associates CPAs, PLLC
  • Mark N. Eagan, President and CEO

    Capital Region Chamber
  • Antonio Civitella

    President and CEO Transfinder Corporation
  • Darrin Jahnel

    CEO Jahnel Group
  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Executive Director Social Enterprise and Training (SEAT) Center
  • Scott D. Stevens

    President Dimension Fabricators, Inc.

The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County

  • Christopher Dowd, Chair

    President and CEO Ballston Spa National Bank
  • Lisa Avila, Secretary/Treasurer

    CEO Kitware
  • Mark Eagan, President and CEO

    Capital Region Chamber
  • Carmine DeCrescente III

    Vice President DeCrescente Distributing Company Inc.
  • Willie Miranda, Jr.

    Owner/Broker Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc.
  • L. Oliver Robinson

    Superintendent of Schools Shenendehowa Central School District 
  • Michael York

    Realtor Foundation First Realty Group

Capital Region Chamber Foundation

  • Michelle Wildgrube, Chair

    Partner Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube, PC
  • Matthew Grattan, Secretary/Treasurer

    Director of Community & Economic Development University at Albany
  • Mark N. Eagan, President and CEO

    Capital Region Chamber
  • Angela Beddoe

    President Beddoe Publishing, LLC
  • Donald J. Boyle, Immediate Past Chair

    Managing Counsel Fluor Marine Propulsion Corporation
  • Jeffrey Buell

    Principal Redburn Development Partners, LLC.
  • Doug Ford

    VP, Sales and Purchasing Curtis Lumber, Inc.
  • Mona Golub

    VP, Public Relations/ Consumer Services Price Chopper/Market 32
  • Sean Maguire

    Director, Planning and Economic Development Town of Colonie
  • Jeanne Maloy

    President Marshall & Sterling Upstate, Inc.
  • Robert Schofield

    Co-Managing Partner Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
  • Carol Valenza

    Corporate Communications Preferred Mutual

Business Services Corporation

  • Dean Skarlis, EdD, Chair

    President College Advisor of New York, Inc.
  • Christine Holle, President

    Vice President, Finance & Operations Capital Region Chamber
  • David Wojeski, Treasurer

    President Wojeski & Company, CPAs, PC
  • Mark N. Eagan, Secretary

    President and CEO Capital Region Chamber
  • Stuart Klein, Immediate Past Chair

    Managing Member Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC
  • Bill Lia

    President Lia Auto Group, Inc. / VENT Fitness
  • Ruth Mahoney

    Executive Vice President and President of Wealth Management NBT Bank
  • Jeremy Speich

    Partner Harris Beach, PLLC, Attorneys At Law
  • Walter Thorne

    Market President & Publisher Albany Business Review

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