ResourcefulStaff Members

RespectedBoards

Capital Region Chamber

  • Roger Ramsammy, Ph.D., Chair

    President Hudson Valley Community College
  • David DeMarco, Chair-Elect

    President & CEO Saratoga National Bank and Arrow Financial Corp.
  • Mark N. Eagan, President and CEO

    Capital Region Chamber
  • Christopher Cannucciari, Treasurer

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

    President Union College
  • Andrea Crisafulli, Immediate Past Chair

    President Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc.
  • Stuart Klein, General Counsel

    Managing Member Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
  • Dawn Abbuhl

    President Repeat Business System, Inc.
  • Vikash Agrawal

    Executive Chairman & Co-Founder Levrx Technology, Inc.
  • Lisa Avila

    CEO Kitware
  • John Bennett, MD

    President & CEO CDPHP
  • Anthony Carnevale

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

    President & CEO Vanderheyden
  • Krista Carroll

    Director, Wind Communications GE Vernova
  • Sujata Chaudhry

    Founder & CEO Tangible Development
  • Antonio Civitella

    President & CEO Transfinder Corporation
  • Samuel Conzone

    President & CEO Momentive Performance Materials
  • Carmine DeCrescente III

    Vice President DeCrescente Distributing Company Inc.
  • Christopher Dowd

    President & CEO Ballston Spa National Bank
  • Rachel Ferluge

    General Manager Stuyvesant Plaza/WS Development
  • Trent Griffin-Braaf

    CEO Tech Valley Shuttle
  • David Hannoush

    Owner Hannoush Jewelers
  • Anthony Hayes

    President & CEO WMHT Public Media
  • Thomas Hoffman Jr.

    Chairman Hoffman Car Wash
  • Darrin Jahnel

    CEO Jahnel Group
  • Kevin Johnson

    Executive Director Palace Theatre
  • Eric LaCoppola

    President Environment One Corporation
  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Executive Director Social Enterprise and Training (SEAT) Center
  • Guy Maddalone

    Founder & CEO GTM Payroll
  • Daria Mallin

    Principal & President Envision Architects
  • Dennis McKenna, M.D.

    President & CEO Albany Med Health System
  • Stephen Obermayer

    Chief Financial Officer BBL Companies
  • Frances O'Rourke

    Market President Key Bank
  • Jaime Ortiz

    Owner & Chef Primary Food Group
  • Heather Peterson

    Partner Peterson, Campoli & Associates CPAs, PLLC
  • Megan Quillinan

    Executive Director Mechanicville Area Community Services Center
  • John Robinson

    CEO Our Ability
  • L. Oliver Robinson, Ph.D.

    Superintendent of Schools Shenendehowa Central School District 
  • Brian Sano

    Director, Customer & Community Engagement National Grid
  • Pradip Singh

    Chief Manufacturing Officer Globalfoundries
  • Dean Skarlis, Ph.D.

    President College Advisor of New York, Inc.
  • Chris Spraragen

    President Schenectady Hardware & Electric
  • Walter Thorne

    Market President & Publisher Albany Business Review
  • Michelle Wildgrube

    Partner Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube, PC
  • Stefanie Wiley

    President Hoosick Valley Contractors Inc.
  • Marie Zimmerman

    Office Managing Partner KPMG, LLP

CEG Executive Board

  • Stephen Obermayer, Chair

    Chief Financial Officer BBL Companies
  • Brian Sano, Secretary/Treasurer

    Director, Customer & Community Engagement National Grid
  • Mark Eagan, President & CEO

    CEG
  • Dr. John Bennett, Immediate Past Chair

    President & CEO CDPHP
  • David DeMarco

    President & CEO Saratoga National Bank and Arrow Financial Corp.
  • Fran O'Rourke

    Market President KeyBank
  • Roger Ramsammy, Ph.D.

    President Hudson Valley Community College

CEG Leadership Board

  • Brian R. Akley

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

    President & CEO Pioneer Bank
  • Carm Basile

    CEO CDTA
  • John Bennett, MD

    President & CEO CDPHP
  • David M. Buicko

    CEO The Galesi Group
  • Steve Bulger

    County Administrator Saratoga County
  • Dean Burns

    Executive Director, Commercial Banking JPMorgan Chase
  • Philip Calderone

    CEO Albany International Airport
  • Michael J. Castellana

    CEO Broadview Federal Credit Union
  • Antonio Civitella

    President & CEO Transfinder
  • Gerald Conway

    General Counsel Plug Power
  • Ted DeConno

    Senior Vice President, Capital Region Group Leader Community Bank
  • William Dehmer

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

    President & CEO MVP Health Care
  • David DeMarco

    President & CEO Saratoga National Bank and Arrow Financial Corp
  • J. Tyler Desmond

    General Manager Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel
  • Christopher R. Dowd

    President & CEO Ballston Spa National Bank
  • Mark Eagan

    President & CEO CEG
  • John Eberle

    President & CEO Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
  • Paul Fahey

    Vice President Overit
  • Daniel Fariello

    President Capital Bank
  • Patricia A. Fusco

    President Fusco Personnel, Inc.
  • Jennifer Garvey

    New York Market Affairs Manager Ørsted
  • Eileen Guarino

    President & COO Guarino Industries, Inc.
  • Steven D. Hanks, M.D.

    President and CEO St. Peter's Health Partners
  • 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

    Vice President and Chief of Staff Siena College
  • David Hollander

    Vice President LeChase Construction Services
  • Scott Houghtaling

    Senior Vice President, Commercial Leader Berkshire Bank
  • Robert Hull, Ph.D

    Vice President for Research RPI
  • Daniel Hurteau

    Office Managing Partner Nixon Peabody, LLP
  • Paul Kelly

    Chief Operating Officer NY CREATES
  • Thenkurussi (Kesh) Kesavadas

    Vice President for Research and Economic Development University at Albany
  • Ashley King

    Vice President, Executive Financial Management Goldman Sachs Ayco
  • Hui Peng Koh

    General Manager GlobalFoundries
  • Josh Kowalski

    VP, Sales & Business Development Carver Companies
  • Joe Lodise

    General Manager Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady
  • Mary Malone McCarthy

    Founder & CEO M3 Placement and Partnership
  • Dennis McKenna

    President & CEO Albany Medical Center
  • John McManus

    Managing Partner Harris Beach, PLLC
  • Marlene McTigue

    Board Member Albany County IDA
  • Paul Milton

    President & CEO Ellis Medicine
  • Philip Morris

    CEO Proctors Collaborative
  • John J. Nigro

    President Nigro Retail Properties
  • Stephen Obermayer

    Chief Financial Officer BBL Construction Services
  • Kevin O’Connor

    CEO Advance Albany County Alliance
  • Frances O’Rourke

    Market President - Regional Executive KeyBank
  • Michael Paparian

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

    President Rensselaer County IDA
  • Charles Pinckney

    Regional President M&T Bank
  • Kevin J. Quaranto

    Senior Leader Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
  • Roger Ramsammy, Ph.D.

    President Hudson Valley Community College
  • Donald Ranck

    Vice President Wells Fargo
  • Brian Sano

    Director, Customer and Community Engagement National Grid
  • Robert Schofield

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

    President Swagelok Albany - Albany Valve & Fitting
  • Hon. Kathy Sheehan

    Mayor City of Albany
  • Jim Siplon

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

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

    Executive Vice President Turner Construction
  • Al Testa

    Senior Vice President & Commercial Executive NBT Bank
  • Crickett Thomas-O'Dell

    Statewide Pre-Apprentice Program Coordinator/Director of Community Engagement Workforce Development Institute
  • Walter Thorne

    Market President & Publisher Albany Business Review
  • Toyin Tofade

    President Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Michael Uccellini

    President United Group of Companies, Inc.
  • Deshanna Wiggins

    CEO Albany Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Brian Williams

    Executive Director Capital Region Workforce Development Board
  • Marie Zimmerman

    Office Managing Partner KPMG, LLP

Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber

  • Jaime Ortiz, Chair

    Owner & Chef Primary Food Group
  • Marie Zimmerman, Secretary/Treasurer

    Office Managing Partner KPMG, LLP
  • Mark N. Eagan

    President & CEO Capital Region Chamber
  • Andrea Crisafulli

    President Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc.
  • Trent Griffin-Braaf

    CEO Tech Valley Shuttle
  • John Robinson

    CEO Our Ability

Chamber of Schenectady County

  • Eric LaCoppola, Chair

    President Environment One Corporation
  • Heather Peterson, Secretary/Treasurer

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

    President & 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
  • Chris Sprargen

    President Schenectady Hardware & Electric

The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County

  • Carmine DeCrescente III, Chair

    Vice President DeCrescente Distributing Company Inc.
  • Lisa Avila, Secretary/Treasurer

    CEO Kitware
  • Mark Eagan

    President & CEO Capital Region Chamber
  • Christopher Dowd

    President & CEO Ballston Spa National Bank
  • Guy Maddalone

    Founder & CEO GTM Payroll
  • Megan Quillinan

    Executive Director Mechanicville Area Community Services Center
  • L. Oliver Robinson

    Superintendent of Schools Shenendehowa Central School District 

Capital Region Chamber Foundation

  • Michelle Wildgrube, Chair

    Partner Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube, PC
  • Mona Golub, Vice Chair

    VP, Communications and Public Affairs Price Chopper/Market 32
  • Matthew Grattan, Secretary/Treasurer

    Director, Community and Workforce Development Plug Power
  • Mark N. Eagan

    President & CEO Capital Region Chamber
  • Donald J. Boyle, Immediate Past Chair

    Managing Counsel Fluor Marine Propulsion Corporation
  • Jeffrey Buell

    Principal Redburn Development Partners, LLC.
  • Doug Ford

    VP, Sales & Purchasing Curtis Lumber, Inc.
  • Lucy Halstead

    President and CEO First New York Federal Credit Union
  • Sean Maguire

    Executive Director Albany County Land Bank
  • Jeanne Maloy

    President Marshall & Sterling Upstate, Inc.
  • Robert Schofield

    Co-Managing Partner Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
  • Ben Williams

    Executive Director Connect Center

Business Services Corporation

  • Dean Skarlis, EdD, Chair

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

    Chief Operating Officer Capital Region Chamber
  • David Wojeski, Treasurer

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

    President & 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, Legal Counsel

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

    Market President & Publisher Albany Business Review

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