February 12, 2019

2019 Women of Excellence Announced

Six women who have achieved success in their professional careers and dedicated themselves to community service will join the prestigious ranks of the Capital Region Chamber’s “Women of Excellence” at the 28th annual luncheon on Thursday, May 30.

The Women’s Business Council (WBC) of the Chamber received many outstanding nominations from throughout our region. The selection committee is different each year and is comprised 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 Baecker,

“This year’s Women of Excellence Award honorees demonstrate strong commitment to work, community service and their families,” said Mark Eagan, Chamber CEO. “They have distinguished themselves among their peers and are setting an example for everyone in business by enjoying professional success and personal fulfillment. We are proud to honor them as Women of Excellence.”

The event’s presenting sponsors are CAP COM Federal Credit Union, GE, MVP Health Care and Rivers Casino & Resort. The media partner is the Times Union’s Capital Region [email protected]