Board & Staff

Executive Committee

 

Shane Rauh, Chair
Pioneer Bank


Russ Ivory, Chair Elect

Colonie Center

Paul Franklin

 

Paul Franklin, Treasurer
NHKelman Inc.

 

 


Elizabeth DeMidio, Secretary
NBT Bank

Todd Reichelt, Immediate Past Chair
Albany Marriott Hotel

   

Board of Directors

 Megan Baker
Baker Public Relations
Jonathan Buhner
South Colonie Central Schools

Joseph Corr
D. Joseph Corr
North Colonie Central School District

Brian Jones
Brian L Jones Photography
Sierra Kehn
Albany Business Review
Edward Knapp
The Bonadio Group

Monica LaBree
The Century House
Joe LaCivita
Town of Colonie



   
Frank Paladino
Spectrum Business

 
Kelly Smith

MVP Healthcare

General Counsel (Appointed)

Arnold Proskin

Proskin Law Firm

 

 

Staff

Tom Nolte

President

tom@coloniechamber.org

Catherine O'Connor

Benefits Administrator
catherine@coloniechamber.org

Brittany Lawton

Marketing Communications Specialist

brittany@coloniechamber.org

 

Past Chairs

  2016               Jessica Schul, Hudson River Community Credit Union
  2015               Jason Lecuyer, Tri-City VallyCats
  2014               C.G. Frink, Northeast Information Systems
  2013              

Felix Perez, American Red Cross

  2012               

David Farstad, Pioneer Bank 

  2011              

Connie Larkin, Larkin Commercial Properties 

  2010              

Matt Walkuski, MVP Health Care

  2009              

Rod Dion, Tech Valley Office Interiors

  2008              

Tom Niles, Niles & Carl Group

  2007              

Robert Jaquay, William K. Sanford Town Library

  2006              

Peter Gray, TriData Telecom

  2005              

Lisa Proskin, Proskin Law Firm

  2004              

Jeffrey Dorrance, Pioneer Savings Bank

  2003              

Richard Sleasman, CB Richard Ellis

  2002              

Alan Baker, MAS, Creative Marketing Concepts

  2001              

Pamela Erondy, First Niagara Bank

  2000              

Susan Speir, Sew Exclusive

  1999              

Teresa Scicchitano-deWaal, New York Life Insurance

  1998              

Barry Poppel, Mirochnik, McGrath & Poppel

  1997              

Jeff Schwartz, Retrofit Design Lighting

  1996              

Bryan Fox, MLB Industries, Inc.

  1995              

Gus Berger, HSBC Bank USA

  1994              

Bill Pompa, Mr. Subb

  1993              

Carole Biegen, United Way of NENY

  1992              

Donald Reutemann, National Planning Associates, Inc.

  1991              

Tom Gage, Retired

  1990              

Phil Pearson, Town of Colonie

  1989              

Bill Blackwell, Retired

  1988              

John Faddegon, Faddegon's Nursery

  1985-1987              

Joseph Patanian, Latham Cleaners