Individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their respective careers and have a strong desire to be a part of the region and growth of Tech Valley are encouraged to apply.

While the program is an initiative of the Capital Region Chamber, potential members are also eligible to participate.

How to Apply

Applications for the class of 2020 are no longer being accepted.

Selection Process

As part of the selection process, interviews will be scheduled with prospective candidates beginning in late May. Approximately 40 program participants will be chosen by a selection committee. Some candidates, even those with strong credentials, may not be selected. Selection will be complete by late June, and candidates will be notified by mail.

If you have any questions about the selection process, contact
Brandi Landy at (518) 431-1414.

Mail or hand-deliver your completed application to either Chamber office. Completed applications must include your letter or recommendation along with a $100 nonrefundable deposit made payable to the Capital Region Chamber Foundation.

Office locations and mailing addresses are:

Capital Region Chamber – Albany Office
5 Computer Drive South
Colonie, NY 12205

Capital Region Chamber РSchenectady Office
1473 Erie Blvd., 3rd Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305