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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.

2022 Board of Directors 

  • KATHARINE K. DORAN, CPA* | CHAIR , Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C.
  • EDWIN C. ANKER IV, AIA* , Phinney Design Group
  • KELLI ARNOLD, Pioneer
  • JOE BONILLA, Relentless Awareness
  • CLAUDIA BUTLER, Amtrak
  • RACHAEL E. CAPO, ESQ., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • ASHLEY CASTLE, GlobalFoundries
  • CHRISTOPHER CONWAY, Curia
  • MARK DUFFY, SEFCU
  • SAM GRECO III, Greco Construction, Inc.
  • MIKE HAMEL*, HMA Contracting Corporation
  • KENDRA HART*, Martin Electric
  • VICTORIA HOSTIG, CDPHP
  • RUSSELL HUTA, Rifenburg Construction, Inc.
  • JAIME KAZLO, Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA)
  • MEGHAN KEENHOLTS, ESQ.*, E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy
  • TIMOTHY KOSTO, Taconic
  • DAVID KRUPSKI, NBT Bank
  • CHRISTOPHER LOSZYNSKI, DeCrescente Distributing
  • CHRISTOPHER MCKENNA, CAP COM Federal Credit Union
  • IVAN MUGERWA, Franklin Hospitality Group
  • CHRISTINE NEALON*, TRIP & RCHR
  • E. PATRICE PERKINS*, The Word Architect
  • KATHLEEN PINGELSKI, MicroKnowledge, Inc.
  • ELIZABETH REISS, The Arts Center of the Capital Region
  • JEFFREY SIMONS, East Greenbush Central School District
  • STARLETTA R. SMITH, YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc.
  • BRIAN WILLIAMS*, Capital Region Workforce Development Board

*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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