Events Calendar

28th Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon

May 30, 2019
11:15am - 1:30pm

Presented by the Women’s Business Council

Now in its 28th year, the Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon honors a select group of women for their success in business and their contributions to the community. Six women who have achieved success in their professional careers and dedicated themselves to community service will join the prestigious ranks of the Chamber’s Women of Excellence on Thursday, May 30.

You won’t want to miss this moving program, hosted by Benita Zahn, co-anchor for NewsChannel 13.

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Check-in and Networking
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch and Program

Each year the selection committee changes, and is comprised solely of prior Women of Excellence award recipients. This year’s honorees are: 

Distinguished Career
Paula Stopera, CAP COM Federal Credit Union
Excellence in the Professions
Sujata Chaudhry, Tangible Development 
Excellence in Management
Janine Robitaille, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless

Excellence in Business Development
Daquetta Jones, YWCA of the Greater Capital Region  

Excellence in Business
Kat Koppett, Koppett & Company/MopCo Improv Theatre
Emerging Professional
Victoria Carosella Baecker, CDPHP 

Presenting Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors

Advance Media New York

The Artistry of Face

Bouchey Financial Group, Ltd.

Media Partners


Video Partner

As a sponsor of this year’s event, [email protected] is offering 20% off a $25 annual membership to their network of business and professional women. To join the [email protected] network and receive their bi-monthly magazaine, event discounts and weekly email newsletters, use the coupon code CHAMBER to sign up here:


Albany Marriott Hotel
189 Wolf Road Albany , NY

For more information:

Email: [email protected]