Join our next
ICNY Virtual Community Meeting
On The Ground: The Economic Outlook
Wednesday May 20, 7:00pm
This session will feature a panel of speakers who serve on the newly organized Columbia Comeback council. Columbia Comeback is an advisory council formed as a resource for county businesses as they navigate this difficult time. We'll also have a number of county small business owners and stakeholders to offer their perspective.
Panel of speakers
Michael Tucker, President & CEO of the Columbia Economic Development Council. Mike has served as President & CEO of the CEDC since 2015, after 8 years as President & CEO of the Center for Economic Growth. Prior to joining CEG, he served as president and CEO of the Harriman Research and Technology Development Corp., a subsidiary of Empire State Development. Mike graduated from Villanova University and the Villanova School of Law.
Tistrya Houghtling, New Lebanon Town Supervisor. Tistrya is a New Lebanon native, the former town clerk and part-time teacher.
Kamal Johnson, Mayor, City of Hudson. Kamal is a Hudson native. Kamal began working as a peer counselor at Planned Parenthood, attended SUNY New Paltz, and later helped lead Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood, a non-profit assisting Hudson children.
There will be an ample Q & A period for this event, which is scheduled to last for 75 minutes.