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May 13, 2015
Center for Economic Growth to honor tech companies, longtime executive

Albany Business Review By: Robin Cooper The Center for Economic has selected a video game developer, a family-owned computer networking firm and a angel investment fund as the winners of its 2015 Technology Innovation Awards. The Albany, New York economic development organization also will recognize longtime executive vice president Jeffrey Lawrence who died in March […]


April 27, 2015
Center for Economic Growth names interim leader

The Record ALBANY >> The Center for Economic Growth has announced its new interim leader, and it’s someone quite familiar with the organization. The economic development and regional marketing organization’s board of directors has elected board chairman Michael Hickey as the interim president and CEO, following F. Michael Tucker, who held the position for eight […]


Michael J. Hickey Named Interim President & CEO of the Center for Economic Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) Board of Directors has elected CEG Board Chairman Michael Hickey as the Interim President and CEO, beginning July 1, 2015. Hickey takes over for F. Michael Tucker, who announced his decision to step down after eight years leading CEG in January. “The Capital Region’s economic environment […]


April 24, 2015
Renowned Speaker Dan Pallotta Challenged Region to Rethink Charitable Giving

Saratoga Today By: Norra Reyes SARATOGA SPRINGS – Representatives of nonprofits, businesses, and people interested in philanthropy traveled from as far as Hudson, N.Y. to hear nationally renowned TED Talk speaker Dan Pallotta challenge their thinking about charitable giving on Tuesday, April 21, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. His talk before a crowd of […]


Center for Economic Growth appoints interim CEO

Albany Business Review By: Megan Rogers Michael Hickey has been appointed to serve as interim president and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, New York. The economic development organization has been in a leadership transition since current president and CEO Michael Tucker announced that he plans to step down before the end […]


Hickey to succeed Tucker at CEG

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Former MapInfo executive and current chairman of the board of the Center for Economic Growth Michael J. Hickey has been named interim president and CEO of the Albany-based economic development organization, succeeding F. Michael Tucker, who announced earlier this year he will step down this summer. Hickey will step down […]


April 15, 2015
AT&T’s mobile app challenge nearing May 1 deadline

Times Union By Larry Rulison There is less than a month left in the AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge, a two-month contest sponsored by AT&T for local app developers, or anyone, to create the best civic-minded mobile apps. Register here to participate in the contest, which is offering $18,000 in prizes. AT&T New York […]


April 14, 2015
Three to be inducted into Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame

Times Union By Eric Anderson A prominent Capital Region auto dealership executive, a well-known analyst of the economy and financial markets, and a retired university president will be inducted into the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame at its annual dinner May 6 at the Albany Marriott hotel in Colonie. Inductees are: James A. Clark, […]


April 10, 2015
AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge Check-In and Open Day of Hacking Event at Tech Valley Center of Gravity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2015                                                                         Contact: Ben Roberts, AT&T 716-262-5883 Mobile / Ben.Roberts@att.com April 18th event designed to answer questions, provide mentoring, discuss project progress and offer technical support Kishor Bagul, New York State’s Chief Technology Officer, heads up an impressive list of attending mentors TECH VALLEY, N.Y. – AT&T, in partnership with the […]


March 16, 2015
Jeffrey Lawrence, VP at Center for Economic Growth, remembered as mentor

Albany Business Review By Tom Caprood Jeffrey Lawrence was known as a mentor for entrepreneurs and business leaders across the upstate New York region, and is being remembered as a behind-the-scenes player at the Center for Economic Growth in Albany. Lawrence, who served as executive vice president for CEG and worked with the organization for […]


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