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May 11, 2016
Nfrastructure, CommerceHub and Outmatch headline CEG tech awards

Times Union By: Larry Rulison Richard Frederick of Eastern New York Angels after accepting an award during the 19th CEG Technology Awards Luncheon at the Albany Marriott last year (Lori Van Buren / Times Union) Nfrastructure, CommerceHub and Outmatch will headline the Center for Economic Growth‘s 2016 Technology Awards Luncheon being held June 23 at the Desmond in Colonie. […]


CEG Announces 2016 Technology Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) will recognize seven inspiring and innovative companies and individuals from Tech Valley at the 20th Annual Technology Awards Luncheon to be held on June 23, 2016 at the Desmond, Albany, NY.  Networking and registration begin at 11:30am with the luncheon to follow at noon. The annual […]


March 31, 2016
New leader named for Center of Economic Growth

Saratogian ALBANY >> The Center for Economic Growth has announced its selection of Andrew Kennedy as its new leader. Beginning July 1, 2016. Kennedy will take over the helm of the regional economic and business development organization from Michael Hickey, who has been serving as the Interim President and CEO since July 1, 2015 following […]


Center for Economic Growth selects next president

Albany Business Review By: Megan Rogers Andrew Kennedy is the next president and CEO of Center for Economic Growth. The hiring was approved by the board of directors today. Kennedy will begin July 1. He is currently the deputy director of state operations for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “I’m very excited about the role here with […]


New CEG leader is top Cuomo aide Andrew Kennedy

Times Union By Eric Anderson Andrew Kennedy, a member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s inner circle who has deep government and economic development experience, is the new president and CEO of the Albany-based Center for Economic Growth. Kennedy, deputy director for state operations, will assume the post July 1. He succeeds Mike  Hickey, the former software executive who left […]


Andrew Kennedy Named Next President & CEO of the Center for Economic Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2016 Albany, NY – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG)’s Board of Directors has selected Andrew Kennedy as the new President & CEO of the Center for Economic Growth, beginning July 1, 2016. Kennedy will take over the helm of the regional economic and business development organization from Michael Hickey, […]


March 23, 2016
CEG Interim President and CEO Michael Hickey to Deliver Tully Lecture

ALBANY (March 23, 2016) — The College of Saint Rose Huether School of Business presents a talk by Michael Hickey, interim president and CEO of the Capital Region’s Center for Economic Growth, on the region’s growth potential through its Capital 20.20 economic development strategy. Hickey’s lecture is the 16th Peter M. Tully Endowed Lecture in […]


March 15, 2016
Panel discusses Siena business survey

Times Union By: Lindsay Ellis Panel members discussed the results of the 9th Annual Upstate New York Business Leaders Survey, which the Siena Research Institute conducted, in front of about 85 attendees of a Tuesday morning event at the Desmond Hotel. Sponsored by the Business Council of New York State, the survey asked state CEOs about their projections for […]


March 8, 2016
Upstate NY CEOs’ top concerns: Workforce development, health care regulations, data security

Albany Business Review By: Megan Rogers Finding a qualified workforce, addressing data security and managing health care costs are among the top concerns for CEOs in the Albany, New York, region. That’s according to an annual survey of upstate business leaders from the Siena College Research Institute. “Even though our unemployment is at 4.4 percent, […]


Survey: Business leaders less optimistic about upstate economy

The Record By: Lauren Halligan COLONIE >> The Capital Region’s business leaders went inside the numbers of an annual economic survey Tuesday, shedding light on what the future may hold for upstate businesses in 2016. “Inside the Numbers: Business Leaders Insights,” a presentation and panel discussion, was hosted by the Center for Economic Growth at […]


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