Capital Region Leadership

  • Regional Director

    Michael Yevoli
  • Regional Co-Chairs

    Ruth H. Mahoney Market President & Regional Retail Leader, KeyBank - Capital Region Havidán Rodríguez President, University at Albany
  • Regional Council Members

    Melissa Auf der Maur Co-Founder and Director, Basilica Hudson James J. Barba President & CEO, Albany Medical Center Robert Blackman Vice President, Realty USA Dennis Brobston President, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation David Brown President and CEO, Capital District YMCA David Buicko President and CEO, Galesi Group Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D. Senior Executive Officer, Capital Region BOCES Todd Erling Executive Director, Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation Bill Hart Vice President, U.S. Business Operations, Irving Tissue Inc. Michael J. Hickey Executive Director, Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Siena College Linda MacFarlane Executive Director, Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, Inc. Andrew Meader Partner, 46 Peaks Studios Philip Morris Chief Executive Officer, Proctor’s Theatre Matthew Nelson Vice President and Mortgage Officer, The Community Preservation Corporation, Inc. (CPC) Lauren Payne Managing Partner and Co-founder, Spiral Design Studio Roger A. Ramsammy, Ph.D. President, Hudson Valley Community College Sinclair Schuller Entrepreneur Jeff Stark President, Greater Capital Region Building Trades Council F. Michael Tucker President, Tucker Strategies, Inc Omar Usmani Executive Partner, Aeon Nexus Corporation Joseph Wildermuth Vice President, Peckham Industries
  • Ex-Officio

    Ronald Conover Chairman, Warren County Board of Supervisors Robert Henke Chairman, Washington County Board of Supervisors Anthony Jasenski Chairman, Schenectady County Legislature Edward Kinowski Chairman, Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Kevin Lewis  Chairman, Greene County Legislature Patrick Madden Mayor, City of Troy Gary McCarthy Mayor, City of Schenectady Daniel McCoy County Executive, Albany County Steven McLaughlin County Executive, Rensselaer County Matt M. Murell Chairman, Columbia County Board of Supervisors Kathy Sheehan Mayor, City of Albany

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Michael Yevoli, Regional Director