• Albany 40 Under 40

    Presented by: City & State

     Jun 20, 2017

     Albany, NY

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Time & Date:
Tuesday, June 20th
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Hilton Albany
40 Lodge St
Albany, NY 12207

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Help us recognize the rising stars in Albany government, politics, advocacy, business, labor, and media sector at City & State’s annual 40 Under 40 Reception. Every year, City & State recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40, who have already distinguished themselves in their fields and are on their way to amassing accomplishments well beyond their age. The Class of 2017 Rising Stars will be profiled in a special print edition of City & State Magazine distributed at the reception.


The Class of 2017 Albany Rising Stars

  • Iman Abid, Organizer, New York Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Sarah Bangs, Finance Director, NYS Senate, Independent Democratic Conference
  • Jamaal Bailey, State Senator
  • Lauren Bailey, Mobility Manager, Capital District Transportation Authority
  • Joe Bonilla, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Relentless Awareness LLC
  • Kathleen Brady-Stepien, Associate Executive Director, Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies
  • Ali Chaudhry, Deputy Secretary of Transportation, Executive Chamber
  • Saleem Cheeks, Counselor, Public Affairs, Eric Mower + Associates
  • Dan Clark, Reporter, PolitiFact
  • Sara Cooper, Grassroots and Policy Coordinator, New York State Network for Youth Success
  • James Curran, Assistant Counsel, New York State Senate Majority Counsel Program
  • Carmen De La Rosa, NYS Assemblywoman
  • Erin DeSantis, Assistant State Director, National Federation of Independent Business\New York
  • Jillian Faison, Director of Government Affairs, Housing Works
  • David Frank, Executive Director, New York State Education Department, Charter Schools Office
  • Ken Girardin, Policy Analyst, Empire Center for Public Policy
  • Alexandra Greene, Senior Policy Advisor, Empire State Development
  • Michelle Hook, Director of Government Affairs and Communications, Millennium Pipeline Company
  • Kyle Hudson Ishmael, Executive Director, Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, New York State Legislature
  • Michelle Jackson, Deputy Director & General Counsel, Human Services Council of New York
  • Lisabeth Jorgensen, Staff Attorney, Public Utility Law Project of New York (PULP)
  • Nick Langworthy, Chairman, Erie County Republican Committee
  • Michael Lieberman, Vice President, Governmental Affairs, New York Credit Union Association
  • Cory Loomis, Legislative Director, Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates and The Riddell Group, LLC.
  • Sean Mahar, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Joseph Malczewski, Western New York Intergovernmental Affairs Director, Attorney General's Office
  • Alexandra Moore, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, The Roffe Group
  • Elizabeth Moran, Water and Natural Resources Associate, Environmental Advocates of New York
  • Daniel Oh, Managing Partner, Capital Companies NY
  • Lilian Pascone, Chief of Staff, New York Department of State
  • Edward P. Ra, Assemblyman
  • Esteban Ramos, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
  • Kelly Ryan, Senior Associate General Counsel, Director of Regulatory Affairs, United Healthcare
  • Kristin Salvi, Director Government Relations, American Heart and Stroke Association
  • Edgar Santana, Director of Political & Governmental Affairs, Laborers Eastern region Organizing Fund
  • Rachel Silberstein, State Reporter, Gotham Gazette
  • Joseph Stelling, Associate State Director Advocacy, AARP NY
  • Phoebe Stonbely, Manager of Operations and Outreach, Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York
  • Kevin Stump, Young Invincible NE Director, Young Invincibles
  • Jennifer Wilson, Program and Policy Director, League of Women Voters of New York State


For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lissa Blake at lblake@cityandstateny.com or call 646-517-2741.

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