Andrew Kennedy will outline CEG’s role as the Capital Region’s professional economic and business development engine, highlighting economic development services to attract key industry sectors, business growth solutions and opportunities for small-medium sized manufacturers in the region, and the organization’s talent attraction and retention program. He will also speak to the region’s Capital 20.20 plan and how CEG is working to move the plan strategies forward.
Andrew Kennedy is the President and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth. He previously served 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. Prior to that, Mr. Kennedy served as Governor Cuomo’s Assistant Secretary for Economic Development coordinating the development and management of the State’s economic development and housing efforts. Prior to joining Governor Cuomo’s staff, Andrew worked over a decade at the New York State Division of Budget and for the New York State Assembly where he developed a detailed understanding of New York’s fiscal and economic development policies and programs. Mr. Kennedy holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and a bachelor’s degree from Siena College in Political Science.
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Online payment is required. A business dress code including jacket and tie applies, as required by Ft. Orange Club.