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The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces 2023 Class of The Leadership Institute

TROY, NY – The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the class roster for The Leadership Institute Class of 2023. Now in its 18th year, The Leadership Institute is the Chamber’s award-winning professional development program that has an accomplished and diverse alumni network of nearly 500 graduates.

The Class of 2023 includes the 24 following regional professionals:

  • Jacquelyn Baum, Mosaic Associates Architects
  • Tiffany Bolduc, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Alton Campbell, Capital District EOC
  • Brittany Carrier, UHY LLP
  • Kevin Coffrin, Troy Web Consulting
  • Jamie Crouse, YWCA of the Greater Capital Region
  • Megan Fagnani, Rebutia Consulting
  • Sarah Griffin, Choice Physical Therapy
  • Jill Grimmick, SEFCU, a division of Broadview Federal Credit Union
  • Peter Hatfield, School Systems Federal Credit Union
  • Jillian Leibach, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
  • Susan Lintner, Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
  • Nick Liporace, American Cancer Society
  • Krystina Marable, TRIP, Inc.
  • Brian Morini, NBT Bank
  • Nina Nichols, Unity House of Troy
  • Kyle Radzyminski, BBL Hospitality
  • Matthew Scott, Rifenburg Construction, Inc.
  • Katie Snyder-Murray, HMA Contracting Corp.
  • Lily Spera, Diocese of Albany Catholic Schools
  • Ryan St. Peter, Pioneer
  • Amadi Turner-Tarver, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group
  • Erin Vickers, CDPHP
  • Maisie Wright, KIPP Capital Region

Beginning with a two-day retreat in September, the class will meet for monthly full-day professional education sessions with senior-level executives and leaders from some of the most prominent businesses in the region at a variety of locations throughout the community.

“The Chamber created a welcoming and comfortable place for all of us who are coming from such different backgrounds and levels of expertise,” said Aaron Marquise, Executive Director of The Contemporary Circus and Immersive Arts Center, 2022 Leadership Class Representative.  “They nurtured a place where it didn’t matter if you were in banking or the circus; everyone had the same value.  Everybody was equally important and had space to share their thoughts, their opinions, and were able to ask their burning questions without being judged.”

The Leadership Institute is sponsored by CDPHP.


For more information on The Leadership Institute, visit

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