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Company Overview of Center for Economic Growth

Company Overview

Center for Economic Growth is a not-for-profit member organization that offers economic growth services to New York Capital Region and the Tech Valley corridor. The organization provides business development strategies, technology consulting, professional development consulting, market analysis, professional partnership, industry networking, and economic development consulting services. Additionally, it offers marketing strategies, sales management, management development, technology implementation, and business consulting services. Center for Economic Growth was founded in 1987 and is based in Albany, New York.

63 State Street

Albany, NY 12207

United States

Founded in 1987

Phone:

518-465-8975

Fax:

518-465-6681

Key Executives for Center for Economic Growth

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director, and Member of Executive Committee
Executive Vice President for Technology, Director, and Member of Executive Committee
General Counsel, Director, and Member of Executive Committee
Program Director of Communications and Marketing
Program Director of Marketing and Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Center for Economic Growth Key Developments

Center for Economic Growth Appoints Andrew Kennedy as New President and CEO, Effective July 1, 2016 Replacing Michael Hickey

The Center for Economic Growth (CEG)'s board of directors has selected Andrew Kennedy as the new President and CEO of the company, 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 F. Michael Tucker's departure. Hickey will remain involved with the organization during the leadership transition, and will continue to serve on the Board as Immediate Past Chair. Andrew Kennedy currently serves as the Deputy Director of State Operations for Governor Andrew M Cuomo overseeing the day-to-day management of New York State government, as well as developing and overseeing implementation of state policies and programs related to economic development.

Center for Economic Growth Announces Management Changes

Center for Economic Growth announced that F. Michael Tucker leaves the regional economic development organization, six months after he announced that he planned to step down to pursue new opportunities in the private sector. Michael Hickey, a former president of Pitney Bowes Business Insight in North Greenbush was selected to serve as interim president and CEO at CEG while the nonprofit economic development organization searches for a long term replacement for Tucker.

Center for Economic Growth Announces Executive Changes

Mike 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 had been in a leadership transition after the current president and CEO F. Michael Tucker announced that he plans to step down before the end of this year. Hickey is chairman of the board at CEG. Hickey will have a one-year term as interim president.

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