10.21.2014

Center for Economic Growth's Annual Member Meeting Thursday at Global Foundries in Malta

The Center for Economic Growth’s 2014 Annual Member MeetingDr. Thomas Caulfield to Deliver Keynote
Who:       The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) will hold its 2014 Annual Member Meeting with keynote by GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Dr. Thomas Caulfield, senior vice president and general manager of Fab 8.
What:      More than 300 business, government, academic and community leaders are expected to attend CEG’s Annual Member Meeting, at which the organization will also its 2014 Board Elections.
When:     Thursday, October 23, 2014
·         5:00 PM Registration
·         5:30 – 6:30 PM Business Meeting
·         6:30 –  8:30 PM Member Reception
Where:     GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8, with parking at TEC-SMART (345 Hermes Rd., Malta, NY)

More:          The agenda includes both official CEG business—a message from the board chair, as well as reports from the membership, treasurer and nominating committees—and a presentation by CEG President F. Michael Tucker outlining the organization’s outcomes and successes over the past year. The organization will also conduct elections for the 2015 board of directors.   
·         CEG Chairman Opening & Report: Michael J. Hickey, Executive in Residence and Executive Director, Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Siena College
·         Welcomes:
o   Carl Stewart, Vice President & General Manager, Turner Construction
o   Capital District Transportation Authority (speaker TBD)
·         Board Elections: Gregory J. Champion, Esq., Managing Partner, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC; CEG General Counsel
·         Keynote: Dr. Thomas Caulfield, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Senior Vice President and General Manager of Fab 8
·         Treasurer Report: James W. Drislane, CPA, Managing Shareholder, Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte; CEG Treasurer
·         Membership Report: Patricia A. Fusco, President, Fusco Personnel, Inc.; Chair, CEG Membership Committee
·         Election Results
·         CEG President Report: F. Michael Tucker
CEG’s 2014 Annual Member Meeting is sponsored by:

Platinum: Turner Construction

Gold: CDTA

Silver: Bank of America; CRESA Albany; Janitronics; M+W Group; Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership; SEFCU

Bronze:  Accent Furniture; Bond, Schoeneck & King; Capital Bank; CDPHP; Creighton Manning; Fusco Personnel; Hodgson Russ; Nigro Companies; Nixon Peabody; Mazzone Hospitality; The Pike Company;  Saratoga Economic Development Corporation; Saratoga National Bank; Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte

About the Center for Economic Growth:
CEG is the leading economic development organization in New York’s Tech Valley and serves as the Capital Region’s designated Regional Technology Development Center (RTDC). A private, non-profit, membership-based organization, CEG drives economic growth by working with partners in business, government, and education on strategic initiatives to grow local companies, attract new industry and investment, and prepare communities for future growth.

CEG receives significant financial support from Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation, which works to facilitate the integration of innovation and technology throughout New York’s economic development efforts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) / Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and National Grid.

As the designated RTDC for the New York State’s Capital Region and one of nearly 350 MEP locations across the country, CEG is charged with assisting local manufacturing and technology companies generate new sales, create stronger operational infrastructure, and overcome barriers to growth. Visit  www.ceg.org

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