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Meet the Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are a dedicated and strategic group of professionals from diverse industries. Collectively, they work towards creating initiatives to support a positive business climate for our members.

2023 Board of Directors 

  • BRIAN WILLIAMS* | CHAIR, Capital Region Workforce Development Board
  • KELLI ARNOLD, Pioneer
  • JOE BONILLA, Relentless Awareness
  • CLAUDIA BUTLER, Amtrak
  • RACHAEL E. CAPO, ESQ., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • ASHLEY CASTLE, GlobalFoundries
  • JASON CHEVRIER, Schodack Central School District
  • CHRISTOPHER CONWAY, Curia
  • BRYCE CUTLER*, Capital Bank
  • BRENDA DICKINSON, Garelick Farms
  • KATHARINE K. DORAN, CPA*, Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C.
  • JOANMARIE DOWLING*, ESQ., Dowling Law PLLC
  • MARK DUFFY, SEFCU, a division of Broadview Federal Credit Union
  • AARON FAGAN, Fagan Associates
  • MIKE FINEGAN, St. Peter's Health Partners
  • MIKE HAMEL*, HMA Contracting Corporation
  • KENDRA HART*, Martin Electric
  • RUSSELL HUTA, Rifenburg Construction, Inc.
  • DENNIS KENNEDY, Hudson Valley Community College
  • TIMOTHY KOSTO, Taconic
  • ANTOINETTE LEBRON, Sunmark Credit Union
  • CHRISTOPHER LOSZYNSKI*, DeCrescente Distributing
  • JAMES MONKS, MVP Health Care
  • E. PATRICE PERKINS*, The Word Architect
  • KATHLEEN PINGELSKI*, MicroKnowledge, Inc.
  • ELIZABETH REISS, The Arts Center of the Capital Region
  • TOBI SAULNIER, 1st Playable Productions
  • BOB SHEVY, National Grid
  • STARLETTA R. SMITH, YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc.
  • TARA WHITTLE, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group

*indicates Executive Committee Members

For more information on being involved as a board of director, please contact the Chamber at 518.274.7020.

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